New Hubpages Habit

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    Snakesmumposted 3 years ago

    Was just wondering how all the hubs being unfeatured recently has affected other hubbers?

    I've just noticed that instead of reading my feed when I log in, I now go to my account and check to see if my hubs are still featured or have any violations showing.

    What do you check when you log in?

    1. Solaras profile image95
      Solarasposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Pageviews, then earnings if I have not seen them updated that day.

    2. Jodah profile image90
      Jodahposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Yes snakes mum, same here. Since I suddenly had 13 hubs become unfeatured due to lack of engagement last week and another suddenly suffering the same fate due to quality a few days ago, I now find myself checking my accounts page and hub status before anything else. Thankfully since updating those I have had no further problems and my Hubber score has actually risen.

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        Snakesmumposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        G'day Jodah, :-)    I've had about 5 suffer from lack of engagement, but only 1 due to quality, so I guess I'm one of the lucky ones, so far.     That's why I've started checking the account page first instead of the feed.
        Currently my hubber score is about the same, but I'm not worrying about that.     Have to admit to putting my new hub (under development) on hold at the moment though, and perhaps we'll all have to think about the quality of our hubs.

    3. misterhollywood profile image94
      misterhollywoodposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I do what you do Jodah and check the status of the hub first. I usually make the sign of the cross first because hey... Ya never know what you will find

    4. peachpurple profile image82
      peachpurpleposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      yes, i make it  a habit to check my unfeature hubs everyday, I do edit one hub per day and notice the traffic is getting better and so is my accolades

    5. psycheskinner profile image82
      psycheskinnerposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I normally start in the forum, but once I day I look at traffic, earnings and for any warnings. Then I schedule some time to deal with at least 1 or 2 that might be flagged for any reason or unfeatured.  Sometimes I have none, sometime I have 20 and can't deal with them all at once. My main issue is broken links.

    6. peachpurple profile image82
      peachpurpleposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I am still checking and found one hub unfeatured, the rest are featured

  2. colorfulone profile image83
    colorfuloneposted 3 years ago

    When I get to HubPages, I check the feed first.

  3. favored profile image34
    favoredposted 3 years ago

    Lately I check the account first to see what has changed.

  4. AlishaV profile image89
    AlishaVposted 3 years ago

    It's pretty much killed any interest I had being here. I was starting to actually write new stuff, for the first time in a year, but if they're going to behave here the same the people did who killed Squidoo, there seems to be no reason to even fix any of my articles, let alone write more. I was getting onto HubPages several times a day to check my articles and update and share them, now I don't even want to sign in to see which ones they've penalized in terror that they will not please the Google-gods.

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      Snakesmumposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I don't think you're alone in that, Alisha, as quite a few ex-Squids are talking about leaving, however, don't let the current situation make you afraid to log in.   

      It may not turn out to be as bad as you think;  I was horrified to get a hub un-featured for quality, but when I checked it, I realised that I hadn't finished editing it, as I thought, and it was actually sub-standard for HP.  After working on it, it's now featured, and I haven't had any more hubs penalized.  Here's hoping it stays that way. :-)

      Now that I've had time to think about the situation, I'm going to go through all my hubs again, and check more severely for quality.   If they don't measure up, then I'll unpublish and consider transferring them to my own blog and site.  Most will stay here though, as I really want to make a success of Hubpages.

      Good luck.

  5. shellys-space profile image60
    shellys-spaceposted 3 years ago

    Just had 3 pages with broken links today and updated them...hoping it will my views.

  6. Jayne Lancer profile image95
    Jayne Lancerposted 3 years ago

    I take a quick look at my feed, then go to 'My Account'.

  7. GeorgeneMBramlage profile image83
    GeorgeneMBramlageposted 3 years ago

    Go to accounts and check on the condition(s) of my HubPages

  8. Rochelle Frank profile image94
    Rochelle Frankposted 3 years ago

    I had a couple unfeatured today. I went in and made some corrections by removing unnecesary links, removing some boldface text, and correcting some punctuation. That seems to have worked.

 
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