Is It true that your hub score falls a few numbers- two, three points - whenever

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  1. ss sneh profile image59
    ss snehposted 8 years ago

    Is It true that your hub score falls a few numbers- two, three points - whenever you edit your hub?

  2. Spider Girl profile image66
    Spider Girlposted 8 years ago

    Not necessarily, hub score is determined by the traffic you get on your hub, the more traffic you'll get the more your hub score will rise.

  3. bonnebartron profile image75
    bonnebartronposted 8 years ago

    I think it's possible that everything on here determines your rating, there have been days I had over a hundred views, and my score dropped, and there have been days when I was rated at 100 and only had a few views.... I think it's part of the beautiful hubpages mystery....

  4. lovebuglena profile image86
    lovebuglenaposted 8 years ago

    By 'your hub score falls' are you referring to the score of a hub or the score of the hubber?

    Either way though, I don't think editing your hub would necessarily affect your hub score or your hubber score.

    Hub scores and even hubber scores change all the time. One day your hub score may be high and the next it may be low.  Same for your hubber score.


  5. profile image0
    Charlinexposted 8 years ago

    I frequently edit after posting the hub, and haven't noticed any drops.

    However I have noticed that if I leave the hub unpublished while editing, the score tends to drop a bit.

  6. zsobig profile image85
    zsobigposted 8 years ago

    I don't think so, this would be ridiculous.
    In this case I would not correct my mistakes/typos, because instead of helping me this would spoil my many efforts that I've put into my hubs.

  7. Allan Douglas profile image56
    Allan Douglasposted 8 years ago

    I have gone back to tweak several of my hubs - mostly to improve the SEO aspect -- and have only gotten positive results from doing so.  No, I don't think you get penalized for minor editing.

  8. HC0303 profile image51
    HC0303posted 8 years ago

    I'm pretty new hubber but I like to think it's the reverse. When you edit it's usually to make it better, seo or otherwise. It ought to help improve the hubscore.

  9. JulieBMack profile image57
    JulieBMackposted 7 years ago

    That should not be the case at all.  As a matter of fact, I have seen my unpublished scores increase as time passes before I publish it.  Just stick to quality, add pictures if you can, and a decent amount of words.

  10. Patty Inglish, MS profile image94
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 6 years ago

    The score of each Hub I edit and update raises a few points, sometimes immediately and sometimes within a few hours.

  11. RockyMountainMom profile image77
    RockyMountainMomposted 4 years ago

    I'm new here and wondering the same thing.  I've read that editing and tweaking are encouraged.  And I've seen increases most of the time for fixing mistakes, etc. 

    On the other hand, a few times when I've felt I increased quality, I've had drops in score that haven't recovered yet. 

    1. My favorite hub dropped after editing from a score over ninety and has never come back from about 86.  But it did receive an Editor's Choice award, which I'm happy about, as I'm happy with the piece ( though I may have decreased quality by over-thinking editing, having been within my first few days.

    2. I made what I thought were improvements to two hubs yesterday that I had previously improved upon.  Yesterday's edits dropped them both to 76 (almost a ten point drop for … -Love-Bats). The other that dropped a lot and suprised me was … -Blunders.

    I'll be focused on quality over points, and am trying not to over-think it too much.  But in at least most of these cases, it's been useful feedback that has pointed me to needed changes.  My most recent hub was published with room for improvement and increased in points when I made my initial needed adjustments.

    This is leading to the type of practice I was hoping this site would provide, so I'm a bit confused but overall quite pleased.


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