There seems to be no rhyme or reason to it. All of the hubs that have been idled thus far have been some of my most active ones, while the truly "idle" hubs are left untouched. What's the deal?
There are two reasons a Hub can be idled. One is if it fails the Quality Assessment Process - which means a human being (on the panel over at Mechanical Turk) has rated it down for some reason. There is a lot of debate amongst Hubbers about the accuracy of their rating (considering they're paid a pittance to rate).
Existing Hubs will be submitted to the QAP every time you edit them. They may also be picked for random sampling.
Hubs can also be idled for lack of traffic.
Sounds like traffic isn't the issue for your Hubs, so that suggests it's the QAP that's the culprit. If that's the case, you will need to do some major revisions on the Hub to get it out of idle.
In each instance, I've only done a minor edit here or there and they have come out of idle status. It just all seems very random.
Thanks for the tip - I'm so obsessive about checking my hub stats, I'm sure it won't be a problem for me to keep an eye on them
by Randy Godwin 5 years ago
So I've deleted all of the idled hubs so far and am wondering when I will have none left. I'm not going to edit anymore until I see some sort of improvement in traffic. Too much trouble for no results at all. With all of the scrapers and with HP's brilliant program I'll soon have...
by Shasta Matova 5 years ago
I know that you can choose to display your idle hubs on your profile page, but I don't, because I don't want Google to see them at all and get confused by all those "do not follow." What this means is that my idle hubs are not available for anyone to see, and I have to actively...
by Steve Andrews 5 years ago
As I have found today! I was led to believe that hubs of 75 and over were worth holding on to but obviously not! I just had one with a score of 81 getting the zzs!
by Melissa Flagg COA OSC 5 years ago
I don't know if anyone else has this problem, but I'm having issues noticing when a hub goes idle. Is there any way we can put like a red H icon on idle hubs instead of leaving it blank? That would make it much easier to find quickly.
by Steve Andrews 5 years ago
I was just shocked to see that my current highest scoring hub with a hubscore of 91 is no longer featured! PD Sorry about the typo in the title which I just noticed! That is what happens when you have a keyboard with all the letters missing and worn away!
by Giselle Maine 5 years ago
Yesterday I went into edit mode on one of my non-featured (idled) hubs but DID NOT make a single change. (The reason I went in there was because I just wanted to look at my summary, which I can't do without going into edit mode). I did not do any typing whatsoever. To my surprise,...
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