OK. I just tried an experiment. I published lousy hubs

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  1. Ericdierker profile image50
    Ericdierkerposted 4 years ago

    OK. I just tried an experiment. I published lousy hubs

    I just wrote five or so "40ish" hubs and no score changed. I wrote ten in a row that were "featured" and no score changed.
    Here is the problem -- not for me, keep your panties out of a knot -- If HP cannot run those simple metrics how can they possibly be correct on paying writers. Incompetence is sometimes systemic. HP is starting to be systematically disabled.
    (now just take it easy, please do not jump on me for being critical. I am only pointing out a failure, I am not attacking the God of HP)

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    retief2000posted 4 years ago

    You are the stick that stirs the pudding.  I appreciate that more than you will ever know.

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    Ben Blackwellposted 4 years ago

    Interesting.  I don't have much to say about this now, but I am curious to see where this whole thing ends up.  That experiment surely was a good idea.

    1. Ericdierker profile image50
      Ericdierkerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Ben it is a passion of mine to write,,, and then the other passion is about how things work. OK OK my wife is also a passion ;-)
      But pumping out 5 quickies also increased my views 100%.
      So I am scratching my balding head.

  4. John MacNab profile image82
    John MacNabposted 4 years ago

    There's a God of HP??   If HP means Hewlet-Packard, tell the God to start making decent machines.   If it means Hubpages, you don't really expect anything to change overnight do you, Eric.   Hierarchies are the same the world over - it takes time for common sense to percolate, lots and lots of time.    You might see some changes come February - or maybe not.

    1. Ericdierker profile image50
      Ericdierkerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      John I am thinking more mid year. But I keep reminding myself - better the devil you know!

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    dragonflycolorposted 4 years ago

    Eric, your activity could be so superlative that HP cannot keep up!  Your writing fervor motivates me!

  6. JRScarbrough profile image90
    JRScarbroughposted 4 years ago

    My Hubber score confuses me. Ok, I leave HP for a year, it goes to 96, I come back, it fell to 86. I see that it is far more sensitive at 95 than it is at 86. IDK what it is all about.

    I posted a Hub yesterday with a mistake in the title and lost a point an got an email suggesting I brush it up. IDK what the scores are but after 75 or so, it doesn’t matter much. Most of my hubs are stuck at 95 due to my personal score.

    Until HP fixes things up, Panda and Google in general really do not want much to do with HP. Subdomains don’t fix multitudes of hubs that read poorly and the .hubpages.com could possibly receive a different ranking by Google’s design. IDK.

    1. Ericdierker profile image50
      Ericdierkerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Dang it. I really did not want to be told how bad it is. I just like to complain. JR is it really that bad?

    2. JRScarbrough profile image90
      JRScarbroughposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      HP didn’t make attempts to rid itself of plagiarism when Penguin was announced, so it could be a vendetta. HP was late in the remedy. Writing long seems to help. Don’t stuff with keywords either. Google is very smart now. HP is widening up but a late

    3. Lisa HW profile image70
      Lisa HWposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Not long ago HP chaged how scores are calculated, so I'd think that could explain some of the post-return changes.

    4. Ericdierker profile image50
      Ericdierkerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Publishers and editors are a bee sting on our arse. but god bless 'em. I love to complain but do not want their job. I just write!

    5. JRScarbrough profile image90
      JRScarbroughposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Sorry about my mess up, I meant, they are getting wiser on the rules here. I’m writing some on SEO after Penguin and Panda. Write long and use a lot of variations of your keyword. Now G can tell that acne, zits and pimples are the same subject now.

 
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