Please excuse me for asking these questions, really, I have spent quite a bit of time trying to find the answers, but can't.
I signed up for HP 18 months ago, and NOW I'm finally ready and able to make some hubs. I've been doing a lot of research and reading, and now have the headings and keywords for my 'bakers dozen' of hubs.
Should I click the 'start a new hub' button and at least get their url's saved or not?
I'm aware that getting a great keyword for url's is competitive, but is the practice of so-called 'grabbing your keyword url' accepted at HP or not?
by the way....HI! he-he, I'm Deb. 'Natural Medicines' here, Flowergardener at that other place.
You want to bear in mind that once you choose the hub title and fill in the keywords, topics, etc. and click "continue" your url becomes a fixture. So I'd advise choosing your title with care. That, or if you come up with a better title, you'll have to start a new hub, transfer the text, and delete the old hub.
Just start creating the Hubs. I'm not aware of any "grabbing" on HP. If you are that concerned about it, as soon as you create them, save them immediately. Then start publishing them one by one.
That way your URL's are in place.
Thank you Lady E,
I knew when I typed the word 'grabbing' that it wasn't exactly what I wanted to type. Yes, I'm concerned with having my 'url's in place'. On another free place, if you let the url's of your work set unpublished, it's 'ranking' gets worse in correlation of how long it has sat.
Thanks everybody, especially Relache. Don't know what you mean by the 'elephants in the room'? Didn't mean to imply or suggest anything....just wanted to know if it was derogatory to ranking and/or score....which you effectively answered, Thanks!
I actually just tried to input a url that had been taken, put it in the browser, and it came back as 'no longer published', but the url is still not available to me.
A hub will start at 50. It will bounce along on the HubScore ocean and go up a little and down a little as you edit. When you publish it may be down (or it might be up) and provided the content is unique and you get a little traffic, it will start to climb slowly.
HubScore works differently than Lensrank. As you're not strictly competing with others. A hundred people can have 100 as a HubberScore. You can have more than one hub on the same score. It's scoring, not a rank (like a ladder).
Your Adsense profitability isn't affected by HubScore either.
I know you. I know your work. You should do very well (and I'm not just talking about HubScore, but in article quality and search engine indexing).
I'm sorry, didn't intend to get your bristles up. After I thought a bit about it, maybe I shouldn't have scooted around the word Squidoo.
I'm new here. You're not.
I don't know if I should walk on egg-shells or not.....but thanks for answering my questions truthfully.
I was typing when you were replying!
So happy to be conversing with you again, I've missed ya!
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