If you look at the metrics on each hub, you will see that some hubs have been shared 5 or more times. Are these the number of times one has shared one's own hub on facebook, instagram or elsewhere? Or can HP tell if someone else is sharing it?
Also, how long does someone have to spend on your hub because you get five stars?
Can't really speak for where HP gets it's information, but Google Analytics has that data. And well it should; it's supposed to know what is in every site on the web. And HP has that information available through it's own GA account. I'm sure there are also 3rd party sites that can access and provide GA data.
I suppose HP could use information on where visitors came from, but I doubt that's the answer.
The five stars - who knows? Nor does it really matter as it's only a rough approximation. Useful to get a general idea, but little more.
No, google analytics does not give me the URL of where the referral is coming from. I'm assuming that the referrals are people who have posted my link somewhere. Or HP counting how many times I share my link (that doesn't make sense).
I have no time for Google Analytics. It honestly doesn't tell me anything useful and it is so badly designed and explained that I find it absolutely useless.
Hub pages is adding two sites to show our hubs if they qualify and they are in the process of adding other sites. It is a great news. Did you read the new terms? Thank you for letting us know about Metrics miss tessSchlesinger.
Yes, I know. But that doesn't answer the question. The metric measurements shows that your hub has been shared somewhere. What I'm trying to establish is whether it's when we share it ourselves or whether it's when other people share it. How does HP know who is sharing our links, or is it a link share on a particular website, etc. Do you know?
by bankscottage 6 years ago
How often do you share Hubs you read with your followers?If I read a quality Hub, well written, enjoyable or informative, I usually share it with my followers. I do not share every Hub I read. How often do you share Hubs with your followers? Do you read the Hubs that are shared...
by Rajan Singh Jolly 6 years ago
How many hubs should one share at the most for it not to appear as spamming to one's followers?Do you sahare hubs everyday? How many hubs do you share on a daily basis?
by Patricia Scott 3 years ago
Do you read hubs that are shared by hubbers who often 'share' their own hubs?Just wondering what your thoughts are ....by often I mean, several times a day or several times a week....
by carol stanley 4 years ago
Do you always share a new hub with your followers? How many of your own hubs should you share?Is there a specific number of times that you should share your own hubs with the Share button?
by Glenn Stok 6 years ago
I think it would be useful to have a column added to the statistics page that shows the total number of shares for each hub (Tweets and Facebook likes). There is not enough room to add two columns. So this could be a sum of all tweets and all Facebook likes in one column labeled "Shares"....
by Michael S. 6 years ago
I think there should be a daily limit on sharing. Some hubbers go overboard with the button! I find it frustrating having to work through shared hubs just to locate newer content. Sharing is a nice gesture and should continue, especially for worthwhile material. But there should be a limit on it....
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