Are you more likely to read hubs with a higher hub score?
Does a hub score matter to you when you decide which ones to read?
I am more likely to read hubs that are interesting to me.
Nope. If the hub is brand new it might not have a high score. How do I know when I see a hub from my stream if it's new or old?
For this reason - an individual hub's score is irrelevant to me as a reader.
It depends. I usually begin reading if the subject interests me. I keep reading if it holds my attention. I do like to hub hop and when I do, I try to spend time reading the lower scored hubs, to support other new Hubbers:)
I read hubs with catchy titles.. They don't have to be fancy but should be on a topic I'm interested in.
I agree with davenmidtown. I hardly even look at the hub score. I'll look at the hubber's score before the hub score but even then everything is so unpredictable. I like hubs that interest me. That's it.
Not at all. I decide based on the title. When I do read it, I notice the Hubber's score before the Hub's score, but both are irrelevant if I find the hub interesting.
Hi, I'm too new to really understand, and, therefore, to care about, hub scores. Like davenmidtown and others who answered this question, I tend to read hubs that interest me overall. If I see a hub written by a newbie hubber, I then try to make cogent comments and give a thumbs up or other feedback whenever I can.
daleamy summed it up best in the comment above mine!
Nope. Will read as long as there's a title of interest to me.
No, I read the ones that show up on my feed that seem interesting. And, sometimes I search for a topic and read those hubs.
No. I don't pay attention to hub scores. I just read what I want to read. I don't feel a score is an overly big deal. Thats just me.
I habitually read the latest hubs regardless of their score.
Not necessarily- sometimes hubs start off with lower scores, so it may not be a determining factor of their content. I have found that, generally, hubbers with higher scores have more interesting hubs that people are reading though.
At the beginning I was very upset about this rating system and very stressed out about it now I simply don't care. I only read what interests me and sometimes the article is quite interesting however the rating low... never understood and never will understand this system.
I totally look at the title. If that catches my eye and interest, that's all that matters. I worried about hub scores at first as well. But I soon decided that didn't necessarily reflect the quality of the hub, so I ignore the score now.
Definitely not. It's the topic that catches the eye, so I think that is a good lesson for all of us Newbies: we should try and choose our titles with care.
I read Hubs that appeal to me, and I don't pay much attention to the Hub score either.
I read hubs that look interesting. Sometimes I wonder why they have the scores they have. The title is more important than the score.
I make a habit of reading the latest hubs that have an interesting topic/title regardless of the hubscore. Not that there is anythign wrong with a good score. I turn to higher hub scores if I'm looking for research, but for pleasure reading, I like to see what people are thinking about "right now".
by M. Toni 6 years ago
I've been on here for a few years, and I guess I never really understood the point of these scores. They don't seem to provide any real value to the user and I can't convince myself that they add value because they fluctuate so much.What's the point? Am I supposed to use these scores to tell me...
by Jackie Lynnley 6 years ago
My hub that seems most popular with over 52,000 reads is at the bottom of my hubs with a 69 and it has been 70's so I sharpened it up some just to have it fall. How can this be? I hate to delete it but I think that is what many would do who cannot get a hub to rise in score. Actually I had over 100...
by LindaSmith1 7 years ago
I took a hiatus for awhile from Hub Pages! However, in the past week or so, I have added new hubs participated in forums, asked a question or two, participated with the Hub Hopper, have read some Hubs, yet my Hubber Score is lower than it was when I was doing nothing. I don't get it!
by Dennis Thorgesen 9 years ago
From past experience and from most of what I have read it is uncommon for hub scores to go up on a weekend. Please let me know your experience with this.
by LindaSmith1 7 years ago
Hub with over 800 words of content. My own photos. A video added. 3 Amazon Products that are hub content related. A whopping hub score of 49
by Sherry Venegas 7 years ago
What. Now What? is what I want to say. Sorry. I have transferred to HubPages from Squidoo. All my Hubs have received all the same visits pattern as they did on Squidoo. I did get an added boost of $ for being in Tier one there.I have optimized here and have some Hubs that have gone into the 90's...
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