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Is the Featured Hub Policy too zealous?


I just had a bunch of Hubs UnFeatured due to lack of interest, including one called "Making Money During a Bear Market" that has a Hub Score of 90, with135 views over the past 7 days, and 405 views over the past 30 days. Jeeze, how much more traffic does a Hub need to avoid being UnFeatured? Scratching my head at this one.

 

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    Becky Katz 4 years ago

    Now it is telling me they do not have pictures and every one of them does. They need to get this fixed.

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    John Coviello (Rock_nj) 4 years ago

    HP made it clear that the Featured policy is not a quality issue, but rather a traffic issue. This one makes me wonder, since the traffic is good. The quality is good also. Any quality concerns are dealt with differently through the QAP process.


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    John Coviello (Rock_nj) 4 years ago

    No violations or errors are indicated. I followed their guidelines for using properly labeled headings,pictures, and a video. The links are all relevant. I don't complain when a low traffic Hub gets unFeatured, but this has me concerned.

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    John Coviello (Rock_nj) 4 years ago

    I agree, it's downright bad for business. HP doesn't need to lose more business with the ongoing traffic decline. I thought that HP had changed the Featured Hub policy, so that a warning would be provided before a Hub was actually unFeatured?

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    John Coviello (Rock_nj) 4 years ago

    Thanks! Yes. That's always a good idea. I believe I found the problem. This Hub and a number of others that were unFeatured have more than 2 Amazon links per capsule. They no longer allow that, and they want it revised to 2 or less links.


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    Sunil Kumar Kunnoth (sunilkunnoth2012) 4 years ago

    Good advice.


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