Are Accolades useful?
Is earning more badges in hubpages useful?
If yes, how is it useful for us?
Not sure it affects anything (apart from your Hubber score, maybe). But I guess you could argue they're useful, since they give you something to aim for and work towards.
I think they are useful, because, we all love to be acknowledged and rewarded. It provides an incentive and a motivation to write more... I think it is really smart of the Hub Powers to praise various aspects of our work... They are like warm fuzzy's...
For me it was highly useful, inspiring and surely a confidence booster. When I started hubbing I was totally clueless on how to proceed. But my confidence improved eventually as and when I earned some Accolades. I thought my work is getting noticed and my writing is worth when some Accolades came in my way. In fact, the first such accolade was one for having got 100 viewership. Now I have got an accolade for 100K! So I am very much in favor of Accolades. It will surely help the freshers to perform well on this platform.
For the author, their only real use is the warm fuzzies you get when you see a new one. For the reader they can give some indication of the quality of the writer you are looking into. Other than that, they have no effect on traffic or earnings.
by Solaras 4 months ago
Is there a reason we can't add 5 million to the accolades? I know this has been asked before, but I can't recall anyone from HP acknowledging the question. It is such a distance between 1 million and 10 million. Can we please have it?
by Kate Swanson 4 years ago
An Accolade is an award for an achievement. But Commenter Level isn't an award for achievement - it's just a measure of your commenting activity at that point in time. In that sense, it's more like Hubber Score. The trouble is that people think it is an award for achievement...
by Jason Menayan 6 years ago
Tom has rolled out new accolades for winners of HubNugget and 2011 Hubbie Award winners!You might have read a little about this in Simone's lede in this week's newsletter. The HubNugget winner accolade looks like this:And the Hubbie Award winner accolade looks like this:Congratulations to all the...
by Nick B 8 years ago
If so, why and would that entail being given a reason?I ask as I had an accolade for helping new hubbers and highlighting bad posts, but now it's gone -- the "" sign.Yesterday it was there and today it isn't.Now I'm not really that big on accolades, but if someone wants to give me a pat...
by rbe0 6 years ago
Are we allowed to request new accolades? Well of course we are, because I am about to do it right now. I would like to request the new accolade, %username% was banned from the forums for over 10 hours!It would be useful in many different ways, and not necessarily a bad accolade to have on your...
by feenix 6 years ago
Presently, the subject accolade is set up to reflect when a hubber reaches 1000, 10,000, 100,000, 1,000,000, 10,000,000 and 100,000,000 views. I believe that it should be revised to where it would reflect 1000, 10,000, 25,000, 50,000, 75,000, 100,000 views, with the all of other levels remaining...
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