i am a hubpages featured author and i think the next step as i climb the hubpages latter is to get one of those editors choice labels i see some people have. how do i contact the editors? i would like my haiku hub should be a editors choice. thank you. please only respond if you are a hubpages featured author like me. thank you.
William, it might surprise you to know but 99% of people on the forum are HubPages featured authors. You don't have to keep telling us in every post... although it is quite sweet and makes me smile every time.
You'll have to write many more hubs (and longer ones) to have the EC label attached to your hubs. I'm not even sure if they are still doing it. My main account has 55 EC hubs, btw.
how on earth could that be that defys the meaning of featured. look up the definition of featured it means, quote, a significant characteristic of or an important part of. how can 99% of everyone here be featured that would mean hubpages is making up it's own definition.
One published, featured hub = featured author. Some have hundreds of featured hubs. Sorry to burst your bubble, but you are just at the beginning. Look on the bright side, you have a great journey ahead of you. Lots to learn, much to attain. Enjoy the process.
While there are many fewer Featured Hubs on HubPages than the number of Hubs that are not Featured, the majority of people who are active here in the HubPages Forums do have one, several, or in some cases, even hundreds of Featured Hubs, since the people who read and post here tend to be very passionate, active, and dedicated users.
HubPages is making up it's own definition of what "featured" means, just like they specifically define content, author and several other words for the purposes of setting their business terms.
That is the definition here. They used to just be called "hubs" and they were all accessible to search engines, then they startled delisting some lower quality or very old hubs which were called "idled". But people got upset with that term so the changed the terms. Every single one of my 100+ hubs is featured because that is the normal state for hubs if you are keeping them up to date and in compliance with the rules. That takes some skill and commitment but it is nothing the average hubber cannot do.
Theraggededge is right. "Featured" on HubPages has a totally different meaning to anywhere else in the entire world. This is not the only time that HubPages has decided to use words in a way nobody else uses them. I wish they wouldn't, it's so confusing for newbies!
Maybe it will be clearer if I tell you how it used to be.
Now, we have "Featured" Hubs and "unFeatured" Hubs. Before, we had normal Hubs and "Idle" Hubs. An Idle Hub was a Hub that HubPages was happy to accept, but didn't consider good enough to display to the public - so it was hidden from Google and not included in search results. The writer could still see it and send the link to his friends or followers, but other people wouldn't see it.
When HubPages found Hubbers were becoming very upset when a Hub was Idled, they decided to change the name to something less upsetting. It didn't change the system, though.
So, a Featured Hub is just an ordinary Hub.
I have several EC hubs and I don't think they are awarding these anymore. Nor are they being awarded anything special other that to have it show up on the hub. Maybe they are still using them for the Hub of the Day. I don't know.
I'd set a different goal. Maybe a certain number of hubs by the end of the year. Try for higher hub scores or whatever you'd like your goal to be.
While Editor's Choice Hubs are still being selected, psycheskinner is correct: they are chosen by staff automatically for meeting a specific set of criteria that are listed in the relevant Learning Center Entry: http://hubpages.com/learningcenter/Comm … d_37950506
There is no way to self-nominate.
Others here have given you the basic information you need, but I would suggest that to do well, you need, among other things, to write properly . Your post shows a number of writing errors that should be corrected in any hub you write. For example, the letter "I" is always capitalized.
EC is not something you apply for, it is spontaneously awarded according to some (unknown) criteria.
I think they discontinued Editor's Choice after changing from subdomains to the main domain.
Interesting - I had opted into EC for a while, with several hubs that were EC. Then I changed the setting to get more content on back my sub-domain. I wondered what would happen if I turned it back on, but I can't see a way to opt into it anymore.
It has not been discontinued, I received another one recently. I think that we are automatically opted in now.
yeah, you're right. I was mistaken. I guess I thought since we no longer have to opt in that the program stopped. i remember a discussion on a forum awhile back and someone said the program was discontinued; a good lesson in not believing everything said on a forum thread. Lol
by Jcamdir 4 years ago
Let me be honest with you, I joined Hubpages in the hope that I will be able to earn some extra income to supplement my college expenses. I know there is no such thing as easy money and I shouldn't expect to live off my earnings on hubpages. But, If I get a good number of my hubs featured, how much...
by Faith Reaper 4 years ago
I am just curious, all 92 hubs of mine are featured. In your opinion, should one delete (although Featured) any hubs where the score on a particular hub has eventually dropped way down from when it was initially high at one point? Or would it be better to just unpublish and later...
by Krissa Klein 5 years ago
I just got an email from Hubpages about the hub I published today:"We wanted to let you know that Garlic-Lemon Hummus Recipe has the opportunity to become Featured! Featured Hubs are showcased on Topic Pages and Related Hubs listings. They are also made available to search engines. We want...
by Lena Kovadlo 5 years ago
If a hub is not featured does that mean that it doesn't get any search engine traffic from Google or other search engines?
by Nathan Bernardo 3 years ago
On a different account, somewhat "experimental" account, one of my Hubs is unfeatured. Generally my inclination was to unpublish it and move it or just delete it. But I kept it and put it in a Hub group. Meaning, if the Hubs before and after it get traffic, possibly the unfeatured one...
by Jose Velasquez 5 years ago
What does it mean when HubPages, says your Hub is not featured?I just noticed the little icons next to my Hubs, and I wanted to get some clarification on what they mean. If my Hub is not featured, what does that mean?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|