I was thinking it may be useful to include the Word Count and View Duration in the Stats Report. I find these two things useful for helping me decide where I need to focus on updating old hubs. Right now I need to go into each hub and click on the Hub Metrics. This is a time consuming task, just to find hubs that have low view durations.
The word count is also useful to see at a glance (if it were in the Stats Report) because then we can sort it by word count and compare it to the traffic columns to see where we may need to add more text (if low on traffic).
I realize that there may not be room for additional columns in the Stats. An alternative is to have an option of replacing the two date columns with Word Count and View Duration. Users can select which report they want to see. An easier alternative, from a programming standpoint, is to just add these two columns to the downloadable Excel file via the "export csv" link.
View duration and interaction would be very helpful as I am sure this is a major factor in how the great god G is going to judge our content.
Word count however is going to be a contributing factor to the view duration rather than a direct measure that we should be encouraging people to increase just for the sake of it.
I love that idea! With over 50 hubs, sometimes over 100 hubs, it is impossible to track which hubs need more content.
Adding these columns into the download allows a streamlined method to truly analyze the data.
A number of my hubs I have found need help with the keywords. Is there an analysis I can do to see 1.) what key words are being picked up? 2.) and also if my hub is considered stuffing the key words? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
by Heidi Thorne6 weeks ago
I love the new cleaner hub creation interface! But I noticed that the Word Count is missing (or maybe I just don't know where to look for it). That was a helpful feature. Is that coming back?
by Lily Rose5 years ago
When "fixing" hubs I often have to exit out of the edit page to check my hubmetric stats for word count - why isn't there an option to see your word count while in edit mode? Or am I missing it?Yes, I know I...
by Marisa Wright7 years ago
On another thread, a Hubber suggested that if HubPages had a minimum word count, it would prevent some spammers.I know that a very low word count can get a Hub flagged as substandard, but perhaps it's set too low at the...
by Karla Iverson4 years ago
I had added a different method to seeing view duration for hubs and for seeing other hubmetrics. I don't know if you saw it, as I posted it after you had replied to the original forum...
by Jean Rogers5 years ago
Hello everyone. I am new to HubPages, and am wondering if there is a Word Count feature in the article template. If not, do people just paste the text into Word to determine the Word Count? Thanks for your answers. Hope...
by Modern Lady5 years ago
Is there a way to view the hub counts for all of your hubs at once? I know you can see the word count of individual hubs if you go to stats, but it would be helpful (and easier) if I could look at all my hubs at...
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