Seriously amazed! What happened to my hubs. I just discovered this morning that all my hubs automatically went into revision mode, counting 0 hubs on my profile. NOT FUNNY AT ALL. My 32 hubs have been compliant in my over 3yrs in here till few hours ago. Before now I also did scan them with the inbuilt hub violation check tool made available by HubPages a week ago, and no single error or indication to revise came up. Never had an email notification or the skul alert whatsoever even as of yesterday. Is this a joke, bug, or what? Please Help! Thank you.
And you are one of Hubpages top traffic sources according to Alexa!
I am so sorry to hear of this Andrew and am very surprised that no-one has commented in reply to this before now.
I'm just up and found this one the 2nd page of the forums.
Now you know what it feels like to have someone break up with you or fire you from your job using a text message.
What you are experiencing is the Paul Edmondson affect.
Here's a quote:-
"Paul Edmondson is always trying to figure out how to improve the Hubber experience."
Source http://blog.hubpages.com/2011/02/its-be … -12-years/
I remember Larry well. Maybe he knew way back then what we're now finding out.
Surely there must have been a notification? Have you changed e mail address lately or has it got trapped in a spam box.
I am sorry for you, I would imagine it will be after the weekend when it is sorted.
Please Admin, something has to be done though weekend or will I have to hold on till Monday working hours. Yesterday, I updated my existing performing hub on web hosting with relevant information which already has no affiliate link on it before the edit. I wondered if the update triggered this sudden unpublishing of all my hubs. Pls Help to fix this. I appreciate your continued guide and support.
Sorry to hear this Andrew, it must have been a huge shock and loss of earnings. Just keep badgering the HP team until you get an answer
Thanks so much for all your concerns. Never had such a sad moment on HubPages ever since my over 3 happy years here. But, I'm a bit okay now after applying my living strategy to always give thanks to God in all things. Anyway, I'm only not enjoying the imagination of seeing my top performing hubs at top communities and associates of mine where my fans and followers liked and shared them now showing "link no longer published."
Hmmm...Not even the earnings. What a shock! Hahaha...Likely, I'll wait till Monday.
Glad you are feeling better about it now Andrew. I know that sometimes it is hard not to let the shock and disappointment get things out of perspective. I have seen my traffic crash this week, and as it was just one more shock in a generally bad week, I don't haven't been as calm about it as I would normally have been.
Hope you have a great weekend!
While your waiting, go over and join the Warrior Forum and have a look around.
If, you do not find something there that will make your day then enjoy the weekend.
You're right, WF is quite interesting and is among my few favorite sites. Thanks. Right now I'm enjoying myself on facebook and g+. I'm good at creating happy and peaceful atmosphere around me. I know for sure that HubPages team will respond as I've also sent a mail to them earlier this morning.
Why not spend the weekend putting up your own website and work on that while you wait for the email. I'll bet you a beer the site will be indexed before your reading an email.
I suspect it was your webhosting hub that did you in.
Duh! I went to look see! lol
It's at times like you think HP could have an emergency contact at weekends for things like this.
This could be somebody's livelihood at stake here.
Recent Google panda on the virtual world did teach us a lot of good lessons never to put all your eggs in one basket. I have 2 top performing websites before panda, and have added 5 more after the panda that are quite resourceful and optimized to search engines friendliness, having top rankings. HubPages, Blogger, WordPress, Warrior Forum, Facebook, Twitter, Digg, Reddit amongst others are my most favorite sites I virtually work with daily including my own sites and blogs.
Good on you Andrew, then you are doing fine then. It's worrying when a person starts a thread like you did. It's a message for all of us.
There is nothing worse then one person being able to switch everything off at their whim. I never liked people who do that and the only place I have seen it done many times is on this site. The ultimate problem though, is that person will never know the angst they caused to another.
No wonder we are no longer active here.
I watched all the traffic count of over 1,000 hits on the recently unpublished hubs go down to 0 yesterday. It was like a fever lol, but interestingly, I gave it another thought to go into work to check the hubs one after the other, now I've started revising and resubmitted a few, one of them is now published and kicking well again. Indeed, new set of rules going on here, but an email notification or warning would have saved me the shock.
I will still appreciate the response and guide from HP Team.
I just went and checked Andrew's status to see if he was able to resolve this issue.
This is his profile:
Andrew0208 on HubPages
Sorry, this user has been banned from HubPages.
OMG, thanks for posting this Terry.
Last I saw he had one hub back up and seemed to getting the rest worked on, whatever the matter was.
I am very sorry to see this.
I'm getting a sense of deja vu here - Terry is right, this has happened before.
If Andrew was genuinely trying to comply with whatever rule(s) he had broken, then surely the ethical thing for HP to have done would have been to give him enough time to do so.
Yes, it's happened before to some pretty top-knotch hubbers. And apparently when you think you are just fine, and things are starting to get good again, it really isn't, as we have just witnessed.
Somehow it would seem there is a little more to this than is apparent.
The one cached version of the OPs hubs I could find is a copied all over the net, with at least 1/2 a dozen copies showing up. This is not something a top-notch hubber would do.
I doubt that HP would ban one of the best traffic produces on HubPages without a pretty good reason.
This is an important and too serious an issue. Hubpages staffs need to say something about the gliche. This is too strange!
Yes I agree with the comments, this is very sad indeed, especially for Andrew.
Purely out of curiosity I did a Google search for Andrew's cached HP profile and some hubs that Google has also archived. I see he did a lot of writing on Nigerian affiliate marketing. Then I checked out his location and I see he is from Zion, Nigeria. That explains everything. Many sites are banning anything to do with Nigeria. Google it and you'll see all the issues with scams from there. I'm not saying that Andrew was scamming. But he wrote about ways to get around the Nigerian banning (got that from one of his archived hubs) and I imagine that alerted HP to take action.
It is a pity. But things are changing, many of such sites rejecting Nigerians are now accepting Nigeria. As for Andy, met him in person, he's dynamic! In one of the seminars I attended, he was a guest speaker, he passionately spoke much good on writing on hubpages, and many of us joined.
Pls don't encourage any hunt on Nigeria here who legitmately write online. That shouldn't be the case. Hope he gets cleared.
Thank you zodaic. Am glad you have a new perspective about Nigerian. Not so many people understand that Nigeria is among the top 10 countries that is involve in online business. For every merit there is always a demerit, the point is there are scammers in Nigeria, but not all nigerian are scammer, and if you check very well, different sites are trying to get Nigerian back to them because they know what percentage the country covers in online writting, and to be sincere online scammers are everywhere, even in Rome!
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