I still don't understand the way they give you a hubber score.

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  1. jericho911 profile image60
    jericho911posted 11 years ago

    I will never understand the overall hubber score. I have a lower score with 9 featured hubs drawing decent traffic from google than a guy who wants to publish how to hack facebook ads.

    1. PegCole17 profile image94
      PegCole17posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      This is TOP secret so don't tell anyone else...

      Okay, here it is...following fewer people than those who follow you helps improve your author score. Actually, it's just a wild guess.

  2. FatFreddysCat profile image93
    FatFreddysCatposted 11 years ago

    I suspect that voodoo is involved. Or some sort of ritual in which random darts are thrown at a wall covered in numbers, and whatever digits they hit make up your Hubber score.

    Other than that, I don't understand it either.

  3. seanorjohn profile image68
    seanorjohnposted 11 years ago

    It's not worth fretting over. So long as your Hubber score is 65 + everything is ok. Traffick from google and earnings is all that matters.You are probably beating me on that score. If so I would be happy to swap that and exchange our hubber scores.

    1. mistyhorizon2003 profile image88
      mistyhorizon2003posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I think you need to have a score of 75 (not 65) in order not to have any links within your hubs marked as 'no follow', other than that (as you probably know) hub scores and hubber scores actually mean very little and are certainly nothing any hubber should lose sleep over.

  4. psycheskinner profile image84
    psycheskinnerposted 11 years ago

    Maybe you lose a point for every time you try to publicly point out a hubber you are better than.

    1. earner profile image82
      earnerposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Oh this made me laugh.  Thank you smile

  5. relache profile image72
    relacheposted 11 years ago

    Traffic really is the biggest factor behind everything.  If you don't like your scores, or earnings... Work on getting more traffic.

    1. agilitymach profile image92
      agilitymachposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Traffic?  I don't think I have a ton of traffic but have a decent hubber score atm.  I'm wondering if it now isn't more about QAP.  I see a difference when I publish a hub I know will draw a high QAP vs. one I think will probably be only an 8.

      JMO though.  I'm still very confused by most of the stats and concepts relating to on-line publishing. smile

      Regardless Jericho, you have one of my dogs' name, so you must be cool.

  6. Rochelle Frank profile image89
    Rochelle Frankposted 11 years ago

    It's not meant to be understood.
    If everyone understood, we would all be at a hundred.
    In general, if you work at making improvements in your hubs and your interactions, you score will tend to go up.  It's a waste of time to think about it too much.

  7. paradigmsearch profile image60
    paradigmsearchposted 11 years ago

    I snuck into the HP main server again...

    Here's the profile score algorithm.


    As you can see, your traffic and the color of your avatar are the main contributing factors. Not fair, but that's the way it is...

    1. PegCole17 profile image94
      PegCole17posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I thought it had to do with musical ability...

      1. paradigmsearch profile image60
        paradigmsearchposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        Actually, you are right. I accidently divided by zero on the second line, thus causing me to make a false conclusion about traffic.

        1. SimeyC profile image88
          SimeyCposted 11 years agoin reply to this

          So "appendage" size big_smile has nothing to do with it either? Phewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!

        2. PegCole17 profile image94
          PegCole17posted 11 years agoin reply to this


  8. SimeyC profile image88
    SimeyCposted 11 years ago

    I found the exact formula:

    125 + Age + IQ - Height in Inches - Weight in pounds

    If this number is greater than 100 then you are given 100.

    Therefore old short skinny geniuses always score 100.

    The cool thing - I'm losing weight at the moment so my score is getting higher!!!!

    1. profile image0
      summerberrieposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I think you are on to something SimeyC.
      Today I'm an old short skinny genius! Wonder what I will be tomorrow?

    2. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image82
      Marcy Goodfleischposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Rats.  I ate gelato at Whole Foods yesterday.  It will take a few weeks to overcome the hit to my score.

    3. MelissaBarrett profile image58
      MelissaBarrettposted 11 years agoin reply to this


      I'm tall and heavy...

      But I'm old... so that helps.

  9. moonlake profile image87
    moonlakeposted 11 years ago

    My traffic has gone up and my score has gone down so I don't think it has anything to do with traffic. It's a mystery we're going to have to live with.

  10. psycheskinner profile image84
    psycheskinnerposted 11 years ago

    I think at formula is incomplete, having squirrelly eyes and bad breath is also a factor.

  11. carmela alcoseba profile image61
    carmela alcosebaposted 11 years ago

    hi ...'m a newbie here. i have not posted anything yet but i still have a score sad i don't understand how i got a score sad

    1. cheaptrick profile image72
      cheaptrickposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      A few of the guys thought you were cute so we chipped in a point or to each as a welcome to HP....you have to pay it back when you get a higher score than us though...cause we're guys and we have fragile ego's...


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