My HubScore Dropped to 7 in 24 Hours....huh?

Jump to Last Post 1-6 of 6 discussions (7 posts)
  1. Mikewerk profile image60
    Mikewerkposted 9 years ago

    I started off with a score of about 50 I think and since then it has plummeted down to 7. I'm can't figure out why this happened or if this is normal for a new account. All the Hubs I posted have fair ranks and I've participated a bit on the site as well.

    Can somebody give me some insight into this?

    Regards,
    Mike

    1. rebekahELLE profile image89
      rebekahELLEposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      it will go up, give it time. if you have any duplicate content, that's usually a reason it plummets. stay involved, write more hubs and you'll see your score go up. you can go to the questions section and answer questions, that helps. contributing in the forum at times, commenting on other hubs, making some fans (not too many at one time) maybe join some groups. the more you participate in the site, you'll see your score go up. welcome, enjoy. it looks like you have some interesting hubs! smile

  2. Rayalternately profile image60
    Rayalternatelyposted 9 years ago

    it's all normal stuff. Give it a week or two and it'll start to level out, but it'll go up again pretty quickly. I wouldn't worry too much about it, it's a pretty volatile affair for us newbies.

  3. Mikewerk profile image60
    Mikewerkposted 9 years ago

    Gotcha! Good to know...I was beginning to fear that I had done something very wrong. Thanks Ray!

  4. lrohner profile image79
    lrohnerposted 9 years ago

    I would bet it's because of duplicate content. (You know which hub I mean...) Hub Pages, just like Google, does not like duplicate content.

  5. relache profile image85
    relacheposted 9 years ago

    HubScores go up over time... unless you have duplicate content, which is what I'm seeing on two of your Hubs.  A sudden, downward plummet tends to be the most clear sign that you are not in compliance with the site content rules.

    HubPages is going to dock you for stealing stuff from elsewhere, or for recycling your own material verbatim, and they make that plain in the FAQ and TOS.

    You'll want to read http://hubpages.com/faq/

  6. rebekahELLE profile image89
    rebekahELLEposted 9 years ago

    was you hub flagged for duplicate content?  or have promotional links?

    here is info from HP terms of service.

    Your hub's content has been detected on another site and has incurred a HubScore penalty as a result. You are allowed to post content on HubPages that is also published elsewhere, like your own site or blog - but you cannot place any promotional links on that hub.  Only you can see the alert message at the top of your hub and a pattern of publishing duplicate content will negatively affect your HubScore, as we like to reward authors who publish content unique to our site. It does not matter whether or not you are the original author of this content.

    hope this helps if this is the case. I know someone this happened to and as soon as he started publishing more original hubs, his scores went up, and he's doing fine.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)