1. Some folks have joined my fan club.... are we supposed to reciprocate?.. If I join more fan clubs or more folks join mine... does it impact the score?
2. Somebody has left a comment... are we supposed to reply?
3. How is the overall score computed?
1. fan if you like the person or their writing. If you resiprocate every fan u get, you'll wind up with a list of favorites you don't even care for. Also, don't expect other to reciprocate your fanniing, most won't unless they're new
2. YES reply to comments you recieve. Not only does it show the commenter you appreciate their view and comment, but also puts your hub in hubtivity which can bring in more HP traffic
3. A variety of factors--hubs published, individ. hub scores, community participation. All sorts of things. There are countless hubs devoted to this, just do a search. There are also forums out the wazoo about it
Only join a fan club if you are interested in what they have to say. It's got nothing to do with your hubscore; other than the fact that more people may look at your stuff. However, I wouldn't depend on that.
In the same vein, I don't feel you have to reply to every single comment. But, other feel differently.
About hubscore...great minds cannot figure it out...
1. Do as you like. I personally do reciprocate, if this is not a spammer. Yet it does affect hubscore, both ways.
2. Do as you like. I personally try to reply to every comment, but often fall behind.
3. Great minds don't bother, cause it's not worth the effort in most cases. As long as you stay within the rules, you are fine
I make every attempt to reply to comments on my Hubs because I believe it is appropriate to let that person know you are managing your Hub.
I also thank Uninvited Writer, Misha, Darkside(will checkout your hub later), Healthcare basics, getpaidto post.
by Yves 20 months ago
Should we call our "HP friends" on not being actual friends?I have more respect for those who read some of their "friends" articles, on occasion, than those who never do. Is it best to un-follow and ignore those who are friends in name only? I tend to think so. How about you?
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