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Seen Editor's Choice For the First Time

  1. earner profile image86
    earnerposted 4 years ago

    I logged in this morning and saw Editor's Choice for the first time, alongside one of my hubs.

    How come they don't pick the one you'd have liked yourself?  The one you think is best/better?

    It's a good, but bad, feeling all in one.

    Now I'll be interested to see if it makes one iota of difference to stats/traffic/income etc.

    1. P Priyadarshana profile image83
      P Priyadarshanaposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats with the achievement? Curious about the stats... Saw many people blaming the whole Editor's Choice program and accusing it for bringing the traffic down... How's your status so far?

    2. Robin profile image
      Robinposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      We probably haven't viewed your "best" Hub yet.  smile  It's going to take us time to get through all of the Editor's Choice candidates.  Congratulations!  It's not easy to have a Hub chosen! smile

  2. Polly C profile image89
    Polly Cposted 4 years ago

    I have two editors choice, the traffic on one is way down and the traffic on the other is a bit better. However, traffic on the first one was already going down before it became an 'editor's choice', so I am unable to tell what would have happened if it had been left as it was.  Personally, I don't think it has made very much difference yet.

  3. jeffreymaskel profile image78
    jeffreymaskelposted 4 years ago

    I don't understand?  It seems to me that the Editor's Choice could only help your hub.  Why do people believe that it drives traffic down?  Very interesting though if it does.

    1. psycheskinner profile image80
      psycheskinnerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      It changes the hub of the url.  So you lose links and bookmarks.  And there is no evidence yet that the new url gets more search traffic.

      1. ChristinS profile image94
        ChristinSposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        I think the old links just redirect to the new location don't they? I don't think you completely lose the original subdomain link.

      2. wilderness profile image95
        wildernessposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        "It changes the hub of the url." 

        Well, either that or the url of the hub. big_smile

        But you won't lose links or bookmarks; both will still direct a reader to your hub.  You may lose google juice from those links - depending on where they are that could be good or bad.

  4. Polly C profile image89
    Polly Cposted 4 years ago

    I was just mortified that I lost my high amount of Facebook likes on one of them, and no I haven't regained them.

  5. jondav profile image65
    jondavposted 4 years ago

    wow, glad i'm not 'Editors Choice' then lol

    1. Jean Bakula profile image93
      Jean Bakulaposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I had two EC's, but they both had reasonable traffic before they got that dubious status. Once they did, I never saw an up arrow on either one again, so I opted out. Both were very popular before.

  6. earner profile image86
    earnerposted 4 years ago

    They're breeding.... more ECs now.

    Of the first one, phenomenal traffic... huge.  I shouldn't tell you or you'll be jealous, but I'll just hint that you won't need the fingers on your second hand if you're counting the visitors today.