It is common that after publishing a hub it may be featured or considered as low quality. The reason is that the particular hub did not receive sufficient ratings. Sometimes with very little modifications the hub becomes featured. My question is who is rating these hubs, Hubpages staff or those who hop the hub through classic and new hub hopping.
Neither one. HP sets and designs the standards, then hires and trains an outside group to rate hubs according to the standards they have designed. Close watch is kept on the ratings being given, and random hubs that have been rated by HP staff are inserted into the queue to verify that the raters are giving appropriate numbers.
I really am not going to worry about it too much. I find I am moving some of my content lately as it is easier than jumping through several hoops.
by Sheila Craan 3 years ago
Lately, I have had 11 hubs unfeatured due to Quality Issues. I have assured my hubs do not contain grammatical or spelling errors. I have included relevant video and changed the titles and added new supporting texts and all this to no avail. The HubPages Staff continues to deem my hubs do not...
by Lena Kovadlo 8 years ago
If a hub is not featured does that mean that it doesn't get any search engine traffic from Google or other search engines?
by Iðunn 13 years ago
I would appreciate if Staff would tell me whether GamerGirl and Whitney, both of whom have chosen to crawl through all my output (output which staff courteously restored after I had totally deleted it on my sabbatical) and repetitively downthumb and flag me, have been assigned by staff as my...
by Faith Reaper 7 years ago
I am just curious, all 92 hubs of mine are featured. In your opinion, should one delete (although Featured) any hubs where the score on a particular hub has eventually dropped way down from when it was initially high at one point? Or would it be better to just unpublish and later...
by Shauna L Bowling 5 years ago
I recently had a hub un-featured for engagement, as the half-circle indicates. I think this is an unfair practice and should be eliminated entirely. Here's why I feel this way:Our hub traffic is often affected by the time of year, holidays, seasons, and current events to name a few. If left alone,...
by Simone Haruko Smith 8 years ago
Happy Friday, Hubbers!Next week we will be raising the quality threshold for newly-published Hubs (meaning newly-Featured Hubs will, on the whole, be of higher quality) and will also be giving Featured Hubs (for those with high Hubber Scores) longer grace periods- up to a year for some.More...
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