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How come my hub score is so low?

  1. sceptic profile image60
    scepticposted 8 years ago

    Hi I've just joined, and was wondering why my hub score is so low. How can I improve it?

    1. JKSophie profile image66
      JKSophieposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      There is no actual criteria on how to increase your score. Just keep on writing, leave comments in hubs and forums, join fan clubs, share your hubs, or anything that will make you and your hubs visible.  I had an experience that my hubscore went up to 96, then after a week of not logging in (due to tight schedule), my score went down to 92. It's not an exact measure, but just an observation. smile What matters is that you're enjoying what you're doing. wink

  2. thranax profile image60
    thranaxposted 8 years ago

    Sceptic, I will not be the only one, a Hubpages Hubscore has so many factors into it, no one knows how to change it! It doesn't just go by views, or amount or words, or anything!

    For each hub just make it the bes you can and I'm sure you will get a good score.

    If your talking about the score on your avatar score, just keep writing and it should reflect your efforts nicely. Again, too many factors to try to pick something out that changes it!


  3. Rochelle Frank profile image89
    Rochelle Frankposted 8 years ago

    I think your score is pretty  good for being here less than a week.  As you read other hubs, as well as the suggestions offered in help and the FAQ's you will improve your score. For one thing your hubs are rather short. You may notice tat most hubs are at least three or four times longer.

    Try not to focus too much on the numbers, just do the writing-- and read the advice.

    1. alex09 profile image60
      alex09posted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Hey good suggestion.

      I'm also facing with low hubscore problem. I guess I should focus more on writing.

  4. laflat7 profile image61
    laflat7posted 8 years ago

    i think your score is very good for the beginner. big_smile

  5. Rochelle Frank profile image89
    Rochelle Frankposted 8 years ago

    As you can see . . . hubscores sometimes go up just by posting in forums.  It is one way for more people to find you.

  6. Stacie L profile image88
    Stacie Lposted 8 years ago

    I  have to admit; it's a like an emotional rollar coaster to watch my scores go up and down.
    I've got to stop watching! LOL

  7. steimmanbernard profile image61
    steimmanbernardposted 8 years ago

    just keep commenting and posting for sure it will give you high score

  8. mhei profile image78
    mheiposted 8 years ago

    your scores are pretty good...just keep on writing..im also a newbie here with not so good scores yet..but i still believe with the cliche try and try until you succeed smile

  9. sceptic profile image60
    scepticposted 8 years ago

    Thanks for all the advise, I have taken it onboard. I'm just gonna keep on trying and write about things that I enjoy writing about. I really like this place though, and I have to admit even though my scores may be too good yet, I really like having a go at writing about different things that I normally wouldn't write about!

    Thanks everyone:-)

  10. bhoge profile image56
    bhogeposted 8 years ago

    some good information for new hubbers big_smile

  11. RGraf profile image85
    RGrafposted 7 years ago

    Thanks from me for all the advice.  It is hard for me to write and I've noticed my score going up as I improve my hubs and visit others' hubs.  I look it more as a game as I do different things to see how it effects the hub's score and my overall one.

    1. AEvans profile image73
      AEvansposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Just have fun with it as I enjoy writing so I  am satisifed with staying in the 90's smile

  12. trish1048 profile image81
    trish1048posted 7 years ago

    Stacie, I'm with you.  My overall score fluctuates between 91 and 97.  I only hit 97 once, so I'm still waiting to hit that elusive 100 smile

    I also, like you, need to not concern myself too much about my scores.  I love hubpages and enjoy the writing just for writing's sake.

  13. Sally's Trove profile image98
    Sally's Troveposted 7 years ago

    I have no idea what kinds of algorithms HP applies to writers' Hubs to assign a value to Hub score.  My score goes from 95 to 100, depending on, who knows what?  It certainly isn't because I've written a lot of Hubs, because I haven't.  It isn't because I participate in a lot in the forums, because I don't.  I do know that my Hubs invite traffic from many sources outside HP, if that's helpful.  I know that, because I use Google analytics to see where traffic is coming from.  But I don't know why my Hubs invite that audience outside of HP, because, for the most part, I don't promote my Hubs.

    The nice thing about a higher Hub score is that you get a good position on HP's landing page.  When that has happened to me, I can see my page views increase dramatically.

    It's a mystery to me, but I do like it here.

    I agree with Rochelle and Trish.  Your score is pretty impressive for being here for such a short time, so don't complain.  smile  Just keep doing what you are doing, use analytics to help you figure out what's going on, and have fun.

  14. freddyjones2009 profile image61
    freddyjones2009posted 7 years ago

    This is a good thread for newcomers to HB even if it was started 9 months ago. Just shows there are no tricks, just be part of the community and post helpful content.


  15. Anshuman-Sahni profile image60
    Anshuman-Sahniposted 7 years ago

    Hi can anybody tell me few points which are considered for the avtar score.