High Scores Verses Readership

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  1. pennylu profile image86
    pennyluposted 4 years ago

    Is it worth the high score hubpages gives an article if no one is reading your articles?  This is my problem and I'm trying to understand how it all works.  I notice some hubs receive a lot of readership and comments, but aren't necessarily high scoring.  It's a conundrum.

  2. Caleb Melvern profile image92
    Caleb Melvernposted 4 years ago

    Traffic should be your priority. My hubs on this account have fairly high scores but on my other account, most of my hubs are in the 70+ range yet they are performing better traffic-wise. I suggest you focus on increasing traffic to your hubs and don't bother with aiming for high hub score.

  3. misslong123 profile image83
    misslong123posted 4 years ago

    I think both are important but serve different purposes. Scores help raise your author score which to me shows you are credible. If you are working here mostly to make money focus on traffic as your top priority.

    1. Caleb Melvern profile image92
      Caleb Melvernposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      A higher author score doesn't make one more credible in the same way a high hub score doesn't make a hub necessarily better.

    2. cheaptrick profile image73
      cheaptrickposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I beg to differ.Scores reflect how closely you follow the HP prescribed format and word count of a hub.Credibility is a whole other subject.
      The primary reason I've remained a member of HP is to hub hop and I've read many hubs written by very high author score hubbers that reflected very poorly on their credibility.

  4. relache profile image84
    relacheposted 4 years ago

    HubScores mean NOTHING outside of your opinion of them, as you are the only human who sees them.

    1. Will Apse profile image88
      Will Apseposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Probably has some influence on placement on topic pages.

      1. electronician profile image78
        electronicianposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        I think you are right about that. High hubscore might not affect search engine traffic and the like, but I think it means more traffic from hubpages itself.

        1. Will Apse profile image88
          Will Apseposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Pages that appear highly placed on topic pages are commonly copied. I would rather not have them at all.

  5. pennylu profile image86
    pennyluposted 4 years ago

    Thanks for the input.  It helps.  I'm not real savvy about getting traffic to my hubs so maybe that's what I need to work on.


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