The number of links from other places on the web that point to your Hub are represented as a rough average by the number of stars shown. The more stars, the more incoming links. They are also known as backlinks.
When people like what you wrote and feel it can be useful to their audience, they may link to your Hub. That happens slowly over time and helps build your search engine ranking. However, if you try to create your own backlinks, it can actually hurt your ranking because Google knows what's real.
by Akhil Anil 8 years ago
Hi there, I would like to know how to find the exact number of INCOMING LINKS to my hubs and also the URL of the pages that links to my hubs , are there any search methods? or any websites providing this service? pl help.
by loveofnight 6 years ago
How important are the incoming links on the Hub Metrics?
by Elisabeth Sowerbutts 10 years ago
I notice we now have a new tab under stats called hub metrics - i understand published date and word count - but the symbols for incoming links - is there a rough guide to how many links are how many * and are links all or just google - thanks
by My Inner Jew 9 years ago
What does it mean? Are those links i have in my blog? Slightly confused...
by IzzyM 8 years ago
After reading a hub by Relache, I looked at the incoming links on some of my hubs. Most of them only have one incoming link, and the odd one has two or three but no more than that. I've backlinkined these hubs to the usual sites - xomba, shetold etc so where do the incoming links actually come...
by sunforged 9 years ago
Have you seen more than 5 stars in your Hub metrics under the Incoming Links field?
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