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Should Hub scores stay stable?

  1. krillco profile image93
    krillcoposted 6 years ago

    Should Hub scores stay stable?

    I don't want to be  a Debbie Downer or 'sour grapes' Hubber, but It seems fair to me that that a Hub score should stay stable; my highest score attained should be either the one always listed, or it should be stated next to my current score. Maintaining a '100' seems to me to require almost constant (several times daily, every day of the year) commenting, questioning, and adding Hubs. I look at those who have scores of 100 and often think: "How did they/do they do that and continue to do that based on what I have seen of their Hub quality, numbers of Hubs, and activity?

  2. waynet profile image72
    waynetposted 6 years ago

    If a Horses stable is good enough for the hubscore then I vote YES!

    1. profile image0
      Hubert Williamsposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      What does that even mean?

  3. Becky Katz profile image84
    Becky Katzposted 6 years ago

    Mine bounces between 95 and 100. It would be nice if I didn't have to constantly baby it. I spend more time babying it than writing. If you have hit it more than once, it should stay there.

  4. relache profile image86
    relacheposted 6 years ago

    HubScores were not designed to be static.  They fluctuate due to multiple factors.  The more Hubs you have and the longer you are a member of the site, the smaller a window of variation is seen.

    1. krillco profile image93
      krillcoposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Baloney! 81 Hubs and writing since 2008, only hit '90' once, for a week.

    2. relache profile image86
      relacheposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I can go away from this site for a month, traveling without Internet access, and my author score never varies by more than five or six points. Once I came home to find I had a 100 score, and I hadn't been on the site for two weeks.

  5. jellygator profile image92
    jellygatorposted 6 years ago

    I think that's a tough question for a site to decide. The flip side of your question is "Shouldn't people be rewarded for keeping their material up-to-date?" Updating it also makes a hub get back into the hopper, which boosts traffic.

    I don't worry about individual hub scores, but I pay attention to my profile score, which is an overall indicator of performance. I think your proposition that your highest score attained being listed next to current score would be a nice touch, but does it serve enough purpose for HP to spend the time and money to develop it? I doubt it would.

 
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