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The algorithm for hub scores sucks!

  1. LuisEGonzalez profile image80
    LuisEGonzalezposted 18 months ago

    Would anyone care to speculate as to why a hub that is getting a high volume of traffic for 1 day and 7 days intervals keeps receiving a lower and lower hub score? This is one of the very few things (actually the only thing) that can really be frustrating about HP. I would have hoped by now after all the complaints that staff would have gotten rid of this idiotic system as well as the author score number which does probably more harm than any foreseeable good.

    1. TessSchlesinger profile image93
      TessSchlesingerposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      I have no idea. I think the hubber score may be related to traffic, but not sure. i also have hubs that I suspect the hubscore has to do with the value of the keyword in the title.

      1. DrMark1961 profile image91
        DrMark1961posted 18 months ago in reply to this

        Hubber score is no longer related to traffic.This change was made about a year ago.

    2. Keino C profile image80
      Keino Cposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      I'm still a bit new to HP and I tried time and again to figure out the scoring but it seems arbitrary to say the least. As Tess Mentioned, there is some sort of correlation to traffic. But I cant discern the other factors that considered for the calculation for the Hub or Hubber's scores.

      1. DrMark1961 profile image91
        DrMark1961posted 18 months ago in reply to this

        There is no correlation to traffic. If you cannot discern the other factors that are considered, do not worry about it.

    3. DrMark1961 profile image91
      DrMark1961posted 18 months ago in reply to this

      And this matters to you why? You have enough hubs that you should not even be paying attention to this number, that has absolutely no bearing on your earnings from HP, your ability to write what you want, or even on your ability to enjoy life outside of HP.
      Just ignore it and go on with your life.

    4. paradigmsearch profile image84
      paradigmsearchposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      All I know is you definitely deserve a better profile score than 79.

      1. LuisEGonzalez profile image80
        LuisEGonzalezposted 18 months ago in reply to this

        http://usercontent2.hubimg.com/12777019_f248.jpg

    5. TessSchlesinger profile image93
      TessSchlesingerposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      Just took a look at your hubs. Is there any reason you don't divide your content into different boxes? Each of those boxes (I suspect) uses the title as a keyword, thereby bringing more traffic to your hub. But more than that, the way the hub is scored might have some relationship to that. Just a wild guess.

  2. LuisEGonzalez profile image80
    LuisEGonzalezposted 18 months ago

    My point is that my views have increased by about 47% since the subdomains went away. Some  of my hubs are getting 1 day and 7 day traffic like never before and their hub scores keeps going down as well as my profile score. I really do not care one way or another but it just seems to make no sense at all. Wish they would just get rid of them!

    1. paradigmsearch profile image84
      paradigmsearchposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      Alas, my traffic is still doomed. If things don't improve by the end of January, then it looks like it's all over for paradigmsearch.

    2. Jodah profile image86
      Jodahposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      The same has been happening to me...traffic to my hubs has increased substantially but scores don't reflect it at all, or does earnings.

  3. LuisEGonzalez profile image80
    LuisEGonzalezposted 18 months ago

    http://usercontent2.hubimg.com/12776947_f248.jpg

 
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