How often do you rate a hub?

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  1. brimancandy profile image73
    brimancandyposted 9 years ago

    How often do you rate a hub?

    I was looking at my hub feedback, I was wondering how often people rate hubs on hubpages. I have a few "beautiful", "Funny", and "Amazing" in my feedback. But, with close to 54,000 page views. I was hoping that might be a little higher. Most people just seem to vote up or down. Just wondering what you do?

  2. Becky Katz profile image84
    Becky Katzposted 9 years ago

    I vote every time I read a hub. People who are not from HubPages do not seem to vote at all. Your views are probably mostly from search engines, mine are. If so, good going.  Your hubs topics are being searched and found.

    1. brimancandy profile image73
      brimancandyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for the reply. I do check my stats, and a good majority of my traffic is from Google. I wish more of my hubs would be found. Only one of my hubs has 115 page views today, the rest have 0, 1, or 2.

  3. Jlbowden profile image88
    Jlbowdenposted 9 years ago

    To be honest with you, I haven't really been reading, or rating very many hubpage articles at all lately. Both prior to and during this Holiday season. However when I do read others work, I usually do more than just provide a thumbs up, or thumbs down. I provide valuable feedback, that I believe is not only useful to that writer to help them to hone their individual writing style. But I also rate it as being either useful, awesome, interesting, or funny for example.

    I try to be as honest as possible in my reviews of others writing without throwing in a lot of B.S. And everyone does like a pat on the back once in awhile, so I also try to include in my summary that the individual whose work I am reading, shows a great deal of potential, as far as his/her grasp of the written word goes.  I hope that I have helped answer you question and provided further insight, at least from my own perspective.  Happy Holidays to you BC.

    Jlbowden

    1. brimancandy profile image73
      brimancandyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Very nice answer Jlbowden. Voted up!

  4. KDeus profile image93
    KDeusposted 9 years ago

    Most times when I read an article, I will rate it as well as comment on it. It's been a bit of a challenge to have the time to do so in the past week, but hopefully after the new year, I'll be more involved on here!

  5. Debby Bruck profile image69
    Debby Bruckposted 9 years ago

    Each time I read a Hubpages, I vote, rate and add a comment.

  6. davidlivermore profile image97
    davidlivermoreposted 9 years ago

    If I leave a comment on a hub, I always vote it at least once.

    However this kind of system doesn't feel too reliable to me.  Someone rated one of my hubs, and selected all of the feedback options.  Rarely do I have a "funny" hub, and in this case the hub wasn't meant to be funny at all.

    I try to be honest with mine, but it's easy to just click a button even if you don't mean it.

  7. Gareth Pritchard profile image83
    Gareth Pritchardposted 9 years ago

    Interesting question because I would like to think I operate like this.

    If I take the time to read a hub then I always consider giving it a thumbs up because I at the very least got to the end of it so it must have had some value but if I didn't think it was that good then I might not make any kind of gesture. If I give it a thumbs up then I usually make one of those other gestures. I try to say things that are useful to the owner but I do get a bit fed up if a I can only say it's nice Hub, good, great, fantastic, whatever. I just don't think the nice hub and that kind of thing doesn't have much value but I do concede that I am wrong about that. I have recently thought that I should identify the keywords they are targeting and use them in a comment because I always want to say more so trying to use their keywords shouldn't do them harm as well as give me ideas. I always try to make comment if I get to the end of a hub as well as the gestures.

    Looking at these numbers below they are a bit dismal.

    One of my hubs has 330,745 views and 205 comments with half of them probably being mine, other gestures, Useful {4} • Funny  • Awesome {5} • Beautiful {3} • Interesting and I wanted it to be interesting.

    1. brimancandy profile image73
      brimancandyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      That's exactly what I see on my most popular hub. It has over 45,000 views, 120 so far today. I am very happy to read the comments, and try to reply to all of them. For someone who has 100 hubs, it must be hard to keep track of it all.

  8. Wesley Meacham profile image81
    Wesley Meachamposted 9 years ago

    I use the ratings when I like the hub.

    I haven't read a hub in a couple of weeks though.

    I also don't rate every hub that I read. I usually only rate the ones that I like. If I don't like it I usually don't bother. Because of this probably 90% of the ones I rate are rated up. If I rated every hub that I read it would only be 50% or lower. So I rarely vote something down. The only exception is when I feel that it is extremely poor quality.

    Also I use each rating to different degrees. I've never checked "beautiful" or "amazing" on any hub and I probably never will. The ones that I check the most often are "funny," "interesting," and "useful." I feel the others are a bit superfluous. Essentially if it isn't something that I WOULD say then I'm not going to check it.

    Contridictorially I also feel that the options are too limited.
    There could easily be more.

    1. brimancandy profile image73
      brimancandyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I agree. I wish there was more we could say. I also don't like it that the number of characters we can use in a comment is limited. I always end up running out of space to write!

 
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