You're not supposed to hop hubs? The hub hopping tool/feature is for optional use. You can go from hub to hub much more easily. You can read and vote up or down and even flag poorly written content. The only thing you are supposed to do on Hubpages is write quality articles for readers to read.
I think that perhaps it's given as an option to encourage hubbers to read other writers' hubs, and it's an easy way to do it. Just hop around to random hubs, see what you like!
You'll notice on your Statistics page that the link says "Help us out - hop some Hubs".
That gives you the clue why you're supposed to hop Hubs. You hop Hubs so you can help HubPages maintain the quality of the site, by flagging obviously spammy, rude or low-quality work.
I thought it was a fun way to discover interesting articles and figure out what Hubpages is about.
by Shil19787 years ago
HubPages has this wonderful feature called Hub Hopping or Hub Hop to flag low-quality/copied/spam content. I know some hubbers do use this and help HP staff weed out the substandard content. Here's one more reason why...
by earnestshub7 years ago
There are a lot of terrible junk hubs here that are damaging to all the hardworking writers that are a major source of good content, be it commercial or otherwise.I would love to see as many hubbers as possible flagging...
by Shadesbreath8 years ago
You know, I see forum posts complaining about how the forums are boring or dying. I see people complaining about how there's all "Indian Aunties" hubs or picture hubs, how people don't edit, it's...
by RanaKm3 years ago
So, I've had a hub unpublished due to HP claiming that it's overly promotional.The hub only has 2 outbound links ( which is the number of links we're allowed to put for the other external sites ) this is the only thing...
by Merida Craze3 years ago
I haven't been very active on hubpages but occasionally I log in to check how my articles are doing. Today I was gobsmacked to see that three of my star articles have been edited and the traffic for these hubs has...
by dablufox6 years ago
I would like to know why, after I have wasted my time writing a number email to hubpages arguing that a few of my hubs have been pulled and put into no man's land, one of my hubs they have allowed yet two other have...
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