A featured hub is what HP deems a high quality hub, which not only gets thumbnailed in its own category (so others can find it more easily) but is visible on the world wide web so that it can be crawled by search engines, most notably Google. This way you can get traffic to your hub from outside of hubpages, which is necessary to get any kind of significant monetization.
Featured hubs are quality hubs that you will find on Google.
A feature hub is a hub which has fulfills all the HubPages' requirement. Featured hubs are rich in content and also has the ability to drive more traffic. Moreover, you can see Google Ads on Features hubs.
by Lena Kovadlo 9 years ago
If a hub is not featured does that mean that it doesn't get any search engine traffic from Google or other search engines?
by Faith Reaper 9 years ago
I am just curious, all 92 hubs of mine are featured. In your opinion, should one delete (although Featured) any hubs where the score on a particular hub has eventually dropped way down from when it was initially high at one point? Or would it be better to just unpublish and later...
by Nathan Bernardo 8 years ago
On a different account, somewhat "experimental" account, one of my Hubs is unfeatured. Generally my inclination was to unpublish it and move it or just delete it. But I kept it and put it in a Hub group. Meaning, if the Hubs before and after it get traffic, possibly the unfeatured one...
by Shasta Matova 7 years ago
It appears that there has been a recent change on my profile page. Underneath the number of published hubs, there is a number of featured hubs. I do not want this to be shown. My ratio of featured hubs is less than 50% of the number of published hubs. My understanding of why...
by John Hansen 7 years ago
I have only ever had one featured hub before but when I checked my account today I was shocked to find I have 13 in featured hubs due to low engagement. This is proof that traffic has fallen greatly. It's not just my lowest scoring hubs either..it is right across the board. Is anyone else...
by AJ Long 9 years ago
nine of twenty-nine featured hubs @ seventy or below since new google update.
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