Editor's Choice Hub
One of my hubs has received more than 2000 visitors within three months, but it has not been selected as Editor's Choice. What is the most essential thing required for Editor's Choice Hub. Please explain.
To get "editor's choice," all you have to do is impress the editors...end of story. You might not particularly even WANT or BENEFIT from it, it's a toss up either way...because an editor's choice selection takes your hub OUT of your subdomain. I have 15 or so....can't remember....my highest scored hub is NOT an editor's choice one.
It's nice to get the nod from the editors, but do NOT think it is some sort of thing which means you're page is particularly special...it's just the opinion of the editors here, and they don't really know what is going to be most successful than any other person who studies the web...no human knows what is going to get hot, make money, etc...because chaos is the rule, change, the one constant in an infinite and expanding universe.
As Wesman described, it seems to be a random choice. Some of my lowest scoring or least visited hubs have been given the Editor's Choice, while the higher scoring and most popular hubs have not.
I've got some I would be sure would deserve that if it were an honor...others? No clue why they picked them.
Sheila, I had the same experience.
I have a Hub with well over a million views, it hovers around a HP score of 75, has over 100 comments (Over 2 years) and it's not an Editor's Choice either. So I don't know the answer. My Editors Choice Hub does get about 2000 views each day.
That's what I am asking! It means there is no fixed criterion for selection of a hub to be Editor's Choice. It all depends upon Editor's choice.
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by Kathleen Odenthal 8 years ago
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by Lena Kovadlo 7 years ago
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by Sally Gulbrandsen 7 years ago
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by Danette Watt 9 years ago
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by Claudia Porter 8 years ago
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