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How do hubbers feel about a hub award?

  1. wrenfrost56 profile image82
    wrenfrost56posted 7 years ago

    I know we have hub milestones which are great. How would everyone feel if there was a hub award, where people can nominate and vote on their favourite hub of the day/week/month?

    1. Army Infantry Mom profile image60
      Army Infantry Momposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      That sounds fun,...

  2. Jenny30 profile image59
    Jenny30posted 7 years ago

    hummm sounds interesting.

  3. livewithrichard profile image85
    livewithrichardposted 7 years ago

    I'll say it again, I think it sounds line an interesting idea and a way to get more hubbers engaged in other hubs rather than just the forums.  If it happens though, I hope we can avoid all the "vote for my hub" threads wink

  4. relache profile image86
    relacheposted 7 years ago

    Didn't someone try to do this previously, and it just dried up from lack of participation after a huge debate about how it was just a popularity contest for a clique?

    And how would it be different from voting for HubNuggets?

    And I'll second the "PLESE no 'vote for my hub' threads" concept.  Things are bad enough in the forums already.

  5. wrenfrost56 profile image82
    wrenfrost56posted 7 years ago

    In that instance i would suggest you can not vote for or nominate  your own hub and you can not post vote for me threads. Maybe some kind of reason why you are voting for the hub? Content, subject, languge or style?

  6. Jane@CM profile image60
    Jane@CMposted 7 years ago

    Sounds great, but who will moderate the thread to keep in such the manner you are suggesting?

  7. livewithrichard profile image85
    livewithrichardposted 7 years ago

    Actually, there is already buttons on your hubs to rate them up or down and if you are using them on the hubs you read and not your own hubs then you are doing the community a service.  The virtual award would only go to the top hubs in each category.  So there would be no need to do self promotion in the forums.

  8. wrenfrost56 profile image82
    wrenfrost56posted 7 years ago

    Agree compleatly with livewithrichard!

  9. darkside profile image85
    darksideposted 7 years ago

    I'm too busy making hubs to want to stop and enter them into awards.

    My rewards come in the form of Search Engine traffic.

  10. 2patricias profile image61
    2patriciasposted 7 years ago

    Agree with Darkside on this one.  If a Hub is good, it will move up the search engines and people will read it.

  11. 61
    badcompany99posted 7 years ago

    I think it would be a bad idea as it would defeat what Hubpages is all about. I get my award from Adsense and that is what really matters. I have seen it even in the Hubnuggets people promoting for your vote on their profile etc.

    Even the daft medals for 100 hubs, 10,000 views are stupid. In all honesty they are useless and only serve to fuel someones vanity because they mean nothing to me. If you want a Hub Award right the best hub and send it to a 100 hubscore and the Number 1 on hubpages, now that my friend does get you both credit for your hub but also extra traffic and increased earnings !