Thanks. Is there any statistics about it?
No, there are no stats about this, as it's such a minor gamefication feature, it doesn't generate meaningful data.
Thanks relache, it might be true, but you see that feature is one of the most inspiring one.
In what way is it inspiring?
The Q&A section of HubPages can be a good place to get ideas, but it is a very small part of HubPages, and it contributes little or nothing to your earnings. Relache works online for a living, so it is not worth her time to use the Q&A section.
If I ask a question, I always make sure that I will select a Best Answer among the replies that I get and I will give credit to the person who have given me the best or the nearest answer to my question.
I try to choose a beat answer,provided I receive enough responses. Sometimes the responses are not good answers.
StacieL you are doing a good job here. Thanks.
Perfect timing for your question. I usually do pick a best answer, but I suddenly had an interesting experience with my latest Q&A question that I posted two weeks ago.
I received 18 responses as of today and they are all good. Not just good, but I consider all of them to be the best! So instead of selecting just one, I'm planning on writing a hub about it based on all the meaningful information generated by my respondents.
Sometimes I do and often I don't. If I get a ton of great answers I don't pick because how do you choose just one? Other times, I forget to and sometimes there just aren't any answers or the ones given aren't necessarily good.
Fine ChristinS, do you think there should be some set parameters for selection in case if you a plenty to select from?
No, not really. I participate in answers to participate, not for an ego boost of a best answer selection. If I get a best answer selection that's great - if I don't, that's great too. I just don't find it that important of an issue to be quite honest about it.
I haven't picked a best answer for a lot of my questions. Sometimes, as others have pointed out, there are several best answers. Other times, some answers have to be combined to thoroughly answer the question. And, there are times when really none of the answers really thoroughly cover the topic, and I am waiting for more input.
I also have questions that ask for opinions, and in that case, there is no best answer.
I do like to use the feature to get other people's opinions and it does help sometimes to get ideas of things to write about. The feature itself does not earn a lot of money, so it is better to write hubs instead of spending too much time in the Q&A.
by Ari Lamstein 9 years ago
Hello Hubbers,We thought you would like to know that the "Best Answer" feature, which was first described in this blog post:http://blog.hubpages.com/2012/06/best-answer/has now been released. We hope that you enjoy it!Ari
by Suzanne Ridgeway 9 years ago
Should HP auto select Best Answer to Questions you ask?When Best Answer has not been awarded by the author of the question, in a reasonable time frame ( say 3 weeks ), do you think HP should auto select it?
by Faith Reaper 5 years ago
I apologize, but it seems a "Best" answer was chosen on my question when I did not choose it. I hope the HP Team can help me or someone can inform me why that happened! I noticed it via my phone and I knew that I did not choose an answer and I was not going to do so any time...
by Faith Reaper 5 years ago
Would you delete a question you posed if it had 156 answers and 2, 404 views so far when ...?I need feedback as I had recently posed a question which, apparently, is a "hot" topic question, and I am thrilled so many answered the question and it has so far produced views into the...
by Stacie L 6 years ago
Do you ever answer a question even after the Best Answer has been chosen?I enjoy providing an answer to questions at times but sometimes there are already many answers, and decide not to. Have you ever given an answer to a question with many answers or even though the Best Answer was already picked?
by Peeples 9 years ago
Do you think being able to choose a best answer will change the Answers section?So it has now been said that soon we will be able to pick a best answer. Do you think this will have any impact on the answers section?
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