Incubating Your Hubs
The Chicken Watches Over The Hub-Eggs...
Incubating hubs? What kind of absurd idea is that? A pretty clever one I might add. If you're uncertain about incubation in general, let me explain. A chicken which has mated will lay fertilized eggs. She then lies on the eggs to keep them warm and they will eventually hatch chicks.
Basic idea for animals. So how do I use it in Hubpages?
Normally I would just research a hub before I write, then start a hub with a title, write about it and then publish it. But a few weeks ago, I decided to save my hub as I was not ready to publish it. As a result, I forgot about it! When I checked on it, boy was I surprised. The standard hubscore of the hub normally would be 50 when published depending on the content. Yet here my little hub-egg was nurtured by waiting in the background with a new hubscore of 55.
I would never of believed it if I never seen it myself. So I wrote up another hub. This time I only had a title. Nothing more. Once saved, I began to look for information and then started to write. The score grew whilst being unpublished and once I was done, it was published to achieve a higher hubscore.
This little trick can help one by seeing if the hub they have written about is searched for. If the hubscore decreases a lot, it would be unpopular. If it increases, well congrats on nurturing your hub-egg! I hope this hub has helped you create better hubs. After all, it's not about quantity. It's about quality. So sorting out and deleting those unpopular hubs in the account could raise your hubscore. But be warned, if you like seeing 'x' amount of views, once deleted, those views disappear from the total.