I just made a hub that I thought was really great but my score is 48, why?
I'm not going to link to it cause I don't know if that's allowed, but if you go to my profile it's the one called "The Complete Guide to Making Money Online."
Is it just the topic that I wrote about? Because I know that this topic gets a ton of spam, but my hub is actually good.
It's a simple, mechanical penalization by the ranking algorithm,
I will agree with Relache. Your hub will be tagged for over-promotional, sooner or later by Staff and that will work against you.
However, on a side note, if a hub isn't matured during the creation, then you will start out with an average score, such as 48-51.
If you leave a hub to mature, then the score will go up, as you edit and change things, while visiting it yourself.
Hope that helped.
A lot of Hubs will start out with a low score. Reasons for ultra low score may be that the subject has been done by many others? isn't new, who knows really but scores usually rise in time. I wouldn't fret.
Ken, it's obvious that Dame Scribe and psycheskinner didn't actually look at your Hub. I really suggest you read the section I linked to and then review your Hub content.
Every initial hub starts with a score near to 50 but as soon as people start visiting it, the score starts improving. Also I feel that if people rate your hubs, it also increases your score. I got a lot of ratings for hubs and my hubscore started increasing.
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