I'm really confused by this - I wrote a hub yesterday that I was very pleased with: it's entertaining, funny and on a good topic (environmentally friendly products including usual types like purses). It's been read by a number of people - although not as many have commented. However, when I published it, the ranking was on 45! Then, even as people read it, the ranking DROPPED. Today, it has finally hit in the 50's... but I'm worried that people will click on the link and then NOT read the hub because the ranking is crappy!
Here's the link: http://hubpages.com/hub/Green-Is-In
Anyone got any ideas? Can you look at it and tell me if I did something wrong?
I read your hub just briefly, Seems pretty good except its too specific and not broad enough, also i don't think people care about saving the environment by buying eco-friendly items you mentioned, and i'm not a person who likes to read long things.
This is not the forum for this. Try Extreme Hub Makeover...
Hub score usually drops after initial publication and fluctuates a good bit for a few weeks before it stabilizes.
Hard to believe that this posting - which has been well-read, given that I'm a relatively new Hubber - is still so low. I'll check out Extreme Hub Makeover, but I don't think I broke any of the "rules"... :-(
I heard it's good to let it *steep* unpublished for a day or 2 before publishing and the score is higher ...might give that a try
I agree. My hubs sometime take me a day or two to complete from start to finish and by the time I actually publish them, they are in the 70's. I many times have unpublished hubs ranking higher on my dashboard than hubs already published. Go figure.
Good point DS - I find my hubs sometimes go as high as 70 if I don't publish for a week.
I thought Monique's hub content was pretty good and well written. I wonder if the score is lowered by the number of commercial links (as opposed to links to non-commercial information sites such as Wikipedia)? Isn't there a limit of 2 and then the score reduces?
No worries it just takes time to build up, at least thats what I have noticed.
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