Why did my HubScore plummet?
I know that HubScores are mostly algorithms, and I'm not obsessed with the score or anything, but I am wondering why my new Hub, which had a 95 HubScore starting out, plummeted 10 points in less than 24 hours, even when I got a comment on it? Does anyone know if I needed to do something different or what could have caused it? I was so excited to have a 95 HubScore straight off the bat, and now it's 85 and I don't know why. It's not a big deal, but it's kind of weird...
It is very frustrating, I know, Elizabeth -- but, it happens. Did you maybe edit the hub? I had a hub that shot up to 99 fast after I first published it. It hovered from 95 to 98 for a long time. Then I had to go in and edit it when I noticed an error in it. After I edited, it plummeted to 79. It has been hovering around 80 for a few weeks, even though it is still getting good comments.
It's really a puzzle. We can't know or predict it. There may be many points. Editing a hub, decrease in viewership, active participation in forums and Q & A and number of visits or frequency of visits by you on hubpages. These are some reasons, I think. Might be other things. But no need to concern or worry. As long as viewers are there, no problem.
I have no idea, but I too dropped from 96 to 88 (and now after weeks am back up to 89) without any rhyme or reason.
I was active and publishing hubs---all which were featured, while my score was dropping.
Part of me suspects it is political; a function of some of the comments I made to various forums, but I have no evidence to support this. Just a sense, a hunch.
Sorry, don't be suspicious like this. It is happening to all with no bias. It is simply some measurement of quality and activity done by electronic machines, I hope.
If you browse around Hubpages, you will find hubbers with no featured content and/or limited activity retain similar scores. If it is an attempt to quantify "quality", then modification is required. And can we quantify quality?
I am not sure, mbuggieh. But there happens to be something, we don't figure out. Why not the administration clear our points? Even though it ought not to be a point of worry, we should at least know the system.
Thank you all very much for your input! Like I said, I'm not really that worried about it; it was just weird.
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