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When do featured hubs become unfeatured?

  1. chinmayXdas profile image86
    chinmayXdasposted 3 years ago

    Could the experienced people of the HP community share their experience on featured hubs becoming unfeatured. For how many days do the hubs showed zero traffic before getting removed from the feature list?

    1. Marisa Wright profile image100
      Marisa Wrightposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      HubPages does not disclose the exact number of visits because that might lead Hubbers to generate artificial traffic to get over the threshold.  The number is low.

      1. Cardisa profile image91
        Cardisaposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        Marisa, I think he meant for hubbers to tell him how long their hubs go without traffic before it becomes unfeatured.

        @chinmayXdas, I don't have any unfeatured hubs so I can't really say I think the hubs are staying featured much longer without traffic than they were a year or so ago. Some hubs take a while to get organic traffic so HP is giving those hubs time to age. There was a forum discussion about this but I don't have time to search for it now.

        As for quality, that's a different matter.

  2. dwelburn profile image93
    dwelburnposted 3 years ago

    I think it has changed because a few months ago I had 3 hubs unfeatured due to lack of engagement. But then they became featured again and I had done nothing to them. I have a few hubs that get under 10 views per month but they are still featured.

    1. Marisa Wright profile image100
      Marisa Wrightposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      HubPages did say they were "tweaking" the traffic threshold so I'd say that's why.

    2. Writer Fox profile image60
      Writer Foxposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      On October 14, 2013, HP announced that it would feature more Hubs from Hubbers with higher Hubber Scores.  That move brought 6,100 Hubs out of the un-featured status in October.

      1. dwelburn profile image93
        dwelburnposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks for clarifying that Writer Fox. I had not seen that.

      2. Millionaire Tips profile image93
        Millionaire Tipsposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        Hmm, I think I missed that message too.  Good to know.

  3. The Examiner-1 profile image77
    The Examiner-1posted 3 years ago

    When HP notifies you of this.

  4. brakel2 profile image83
    brakel2posted 3 years ago

    If you have hubs with low traffic, you can try to develop more traffic from social sites like Pinterest. WryLilt has hubs about getting traffic from Pinterest.

 
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