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How to score high on Hubpages
What is it with high scores?
Scoring high on Hubpages means more exposure. If you take a look at the list of hubs that are in the same category as yours, you will see that most of them are ranked by the score. If you have a higher scored hub, most likely your hub will show up before most (if not all) of the other hubs in your category. To get a high score is actually pretty simple, and I will be showing you how to make a high scoring hub easily today.
Its just like if you were in school. If you score high on a test, most likely your professor will ask you to demonstrate for him/her. He/she will call you to explain the answers on a test to the rest of the class because you have a higher score than anyone else. Speaking from personal experience (on a daily basis lol), high scores change the playing field so to speak. Keep in mind that it will take time to do this, but its actually really easy.
What does the hub score mean?
Some people believe that the hub score is based on fresh content, number of comments, and other factors. The truth is, it really is. The hub score effects your Google ranking, meaning if it has a high score, it will have a higher Google ranking.
Original content is the main reason why there are so many high scores on hubs. If you copy and paste other work created by someone else, your chances of scoring high on hubs are very close to none. Most hubs start out in the 40's. As the Hubpages engine recognizes the originality of the content, you will see your score becoming higher as time progresses. Take your time and make sure that you do not copy any other work on the internet because your score will flunk. Its kind of like having a test. If you are in school, you will receive a test. If you copy off someone else's work, most likely your professor will find out, and ultimately you will score nothing but a 0.
The hubscore system may appear complicated to the untrained eye, but once you get used to it, you will see how simple it really is. The content above doesn't necessarily decide your hubscore all on its own. I will explain what I mean by giving examples of some of my work to show you the difference.
The Mr. Williams Example
The reason I call it this is because the examples shown here are solely based on my work (which falls into the originality concept).
Results based on review at 2:29 p.m May 28, 2008.
20 ways to make money online has scored an 87. It has generated 42 comments altogether, with original content. It also has many links to increase its ranking in both hubpages and Google search results together. It has 1,223 views.
How to make electricity has scored a 91. It has generated a grand total of 2 comments altogether, with original content. It has only one link to a blog created by myself, which is based on original content, and it only has 258 views.
If you search the keyword "Make Money Online", you will notice that 20 ways to make money online is #8 on the list. If you search the keyword "Make Electricity", you will notice that How to make electricity shows up as #1.
Do you see the difference between the two? 20 ways to make money online has much more information and links in it than how to make electricity does. You would think that 20 ways to make money online would have a higher score than how to make electricity, but it doesn't. How is this possible you say? Well stay tuned and you will learn the true secret to scoring high on Hubpages.
Wanna know how I do it? I completed 20 ways to make money online in one day, where I finished How to make electricity in 4 days. Thats the secret. The secret to getting a high score easily is to take your time. See, wasn't that hard.
When working on a hub, you want to spread the length of it. You don't want to finish it too quick or take to long. You have to keep track of your hub score when working on your hub. When you are working on a hub and you save a draft, or publish in it a matter of minutes, you will notice that it always ends up in the 40's. When I publish my hubs, the scores are between 66 and 68. Thats because I take my time and work on a hub, placing original content and rich information to make it worth the score it gets. When taking your time on a hub, you may notice when searching through your hubs that it is labeled as "HOT". Taking time on a hub will almost guarantee your hub will be hot.
Another way to keep your hub scoring high is to constantly update your information. Updating is just like taking your time on your hub to generate a higher score and making it hot. When you update, you are proving to Hubpages that your content is fresh. Who likes fresh food? Everyone? Okay, and hubpages likes fresh hubs lol, so enjoy.
Patience is a virtue, and Hubpages recognizes this. Now it is time you recognize this and start making your hubs more noticeable.
Who likes fresh food? Everyone? Okay, and hubpages likes fresh hubs lol, so enjoy.
Hubpages is just like human beings, the sites likes content fresh, as we like food fresh (EX:Subway). If you order some food and its not fresh, would you request a remake or a makeover? Of course you will. Not saying that Hubpages is going to return your hub for the full refund of your waste of time lol, but it would make a big difference if your hubs are updated accordingly. Make sure you update your hubs to make it fresh. I'm not sure, but I think constant updates on your hubs will better your chances in search engine rankings as well. Of course, you may know that your hubs affect your overall author score on Hubpages as well, so it would be wise to follow these steps accordingly.
Now that you know the true steps to keeping a high score on Hubpages, you can now start making hubs that are actually worth it. Not saying that your hubs suck (wink wink), but it would generate a lot more money for you in the end, so you're welcome lol.