A few months ago Google hit us hard with a harsh slap in the face, which reduced our readership and our earnings, over the past few days both hits to hubs and earnings have began to return to levels similar to those before the panda slap.
should Google recompensate us for the loss of earnings over the few months we were in the basement?
P.S Although slightly tongue in cheek I would love to hear your opinions.
The 'compensation' wil be in the form of NOT slapping us again...at least not right away.
I'm sure they're all over that; they're creating spreadsheets as we speak.
Just to muddy the waters a wee bit, I see Bing have the possibility of allowing users to earn rewards...
I wonder could Hub Pages introduce a reward system. I know they do with badges for many different things, and this is great. But imagine if "points" could be turned into other kinds of credits...have a look at Facebook. It might be a way to go, Jimmy.
If Google can figure out ways of "Monetizing" the web, I don't see why Hub Pages can't do it's own thing too! Its a free country...well, you know what I mean! LOL!
They gave the earnings you would have received to other people who jumped up into your former position after the slap. Well actually, they probably paid them less for displaying their ads on their articles than you received before the penalty which explains the massive profits Google has enjoyed since the slap.
Where else could they have come from? I doubt those paying for the Google ads saw any lowering of charges for the ads or the profits would not have been so great. Of course, those who were moved up in the rankings would consider a higher rate of earnings- no matter the size- a good thing and would not realize they were getting paid less than the previous top ranked articles. Just a guess on my part as we are in the dark in the whole mess.
Yeah, like we can expect any sort of compensation from Scroogle.
I would feel compensated if Google came to my house and mopped my kitchen floor for me.
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