Why does your score drop?

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  1. belief713 profile image61
    belief713posted 16 years ago

    It seems like each time I add a new hub, my overall hub score drops. It usually creeps back up again, but I was wondering if anyone knows why it does this? Or is it just me?

    1. makemoneyonline profile image37
      makemoneyonlineposted 16 years agoin reply to this

      Once you reach about 90 points it would oscillate like that. My own score fluctuates between 91 and 94 so I don't care any more smile.

    2. caspar profile image60
      casparposted 16 years agoin reply to this

      When you make a new hub, it starts with a fairly low score, which would cause your average hub score to drop (this will have a more pronounced effect if you only have a few hubs like me).

      That could make your overall author hubscore drop slightly then creep up again as the score of the new hub increases as it gains traffic.

  2. relache profile image69
    relacheposted 16 years ago

    No HubScores (hub or authors) are fixed or permanent.  They go up and down a bit, sort of like how ocean tides go in and out.

  3. Patty Inglish, MS profile image85
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 16 years ago

    That's right and a good analogy. A new hub upsets the "balance" and make movement in the tide.

    Great imagery - it's like blood pressure, a continuous variable, always changing.

  4. belief713 profile image61
    belief713posted 16 years ago

    Thanks for your replies. I figured it had something to do with the newer hubs having lower scores...but I wasn't sure. All of your answers make sense and were helpful. Thanks again!

  5. belief713 profile image61
    belief713posted 16 years ago

    Earlier today my score was 93...now it's down to 88. Should I be worried? How do I bring it back up?

    1. darkside profile image58
      darksideposted 16 years agoin reply to this

      Don't be worried about it.

      Publish good content, get indexed by Search Engines and if you know how to promote your pages online and offline then that's all that matters.

  6. relache profile image69
    relacheposted 16 years ago

    They go up and down, and then up again.. and then down again..

    Lather, rinse, repeat.

  7. belief713 profile image61
    belief713posted 16 years ago

    Ok, I just got worried. Thanks for confirming that it's normal!

  8. cece1000 profile image57
    cece1000posted 16 years ago

    I'm new to Hubpage and I had the same question but my would be question has been answered partially. 

    Thanks

  9. Mschanl profile image60
    Mschanlposted 16 years ago

    Hi there,

        This is driving me crazy. Earlier today, my personal hubscore was at the highest 92, while my best hub was at 91. Now, my best hub (how to create a successful website) slowly dropped to 81(I really worked hard on this) while my personal hub is 89. All these today.This is scaring me.:-(

  10. relache profile image69
    relacheposted 16 years ago

    How to Improve your HubScore has a few things to say about score fluctuations....

 
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