How My AuthorScore Went Down From 84 to 67
was greedy to Make Money
This hub explains one of the many factors that affect hub/author scores and the experience that lead Aj to discover it in pursuit to make money online in here.
Also, this hub is an effort to advise anyone who practice this and to stay away from it.
It was one fine morning, when i had a cup of coffee and signed in to my hubpage account while i was checking my mails along. I was happy that i had a couple of comments on one of my newly created hubs and also, some new fan requests.I was really glad that i hit 84 for my author score. It was not until that day i took some serious look at the "Hubitivity" page, "hey, there are lots of newcomers every day", i thought "and Why can't i just invite them that i too will have a lot of fans?".
Bang!!!, suddenly there was this idea to make some money out of newcomers. It felt so potential (indeed, it was) that i started right away to open each newcomers' profile one after another, and i started adding all of them and sending fan mails in between. I don't really remember how many i did, but i kept on doing that till i was tired with it. I had some things to take care of that day, so was pretty busy to use hubpages for the rest of the day.
Next day, when i logged in, Man, i had a lot of new fans!! and comments more that usual. I eagerly opened my adsense account to see a sum of $.72 collected. "Wow!!!, my idea is really working", i thought.
You can guess what i did next. Oh yes, i started my stupid act again, requesting a whole lot of newcomers to their fanclubs. My eyes were so blinded to take notice about the decline in my author scores and also my hubscores, but instead, i thought its just the usual fluctuation in the score.
I had another matter ready with me to make a hub, so i supposed my scores will become aright once i publish this new hub(it usually does). And i created a new hub that day, but, i didn't forget to add last of the few newcomers that day before i signed out(greedy me!!).
No work no Money
The third day, i opened my adsense account before i even looked into hubpage website. There was $1.33, "this really is coolll!". Then, i opened my hubpage account to see the number of fanmails and comments increased, which i approved triumphantly and clicked on "my profile" to see the overall look(man, desires are deceptive enough sometimes).
67?, what the heck happened to my author score?. I checked the new hub, thinking that i've done something wrong with that. It was just fine and had a good starter score, but, i noticed that my other hub scores were also down. I could not figure out what happened, i thought for possible reasons, but nothing struck as i was a newbie and started to do that darn thing again,
But then, i had a thought, "Am i spamming?". Yes, i was, and i was risking my life in hubpages by that procedure. So, i stopped it to experiment what would happen(it payed).
The following day, i had nothing in my adsense account and author score was 3 points up. Good, i thought, and started researching on the topic which resulted in my exposure to a whole lot of new information and my own fresh experiments. This inturn, lead me to find other possible, legitimate ways of traffic which can be lead to creating revenues.
I strongly request anyone who do this kind of activity, to stop it right away, or you're just sacrificing your long stay in hubpages and a whole lot of possible revenue you can make out of it.
Also, you may read the result of my research, which i've briefed in Hubs that make online money and also Tips to get published. Pls don't forget to let me know what you think about it. It is our mutual contributions that make us grow together. Thank you all for your time... and i'll be more than happy to hear your success stories and experiments that you've made.