If scores are meaningless, what's the point?
Generally speaking, it seems to be the opinion of most people on Hubpages (or at any rate, those who've been writing here for a few months, at least) that hub scores don't really mean anything. People write great hubs that score poorly, or some of their low-scoring hubs are their most popular by far.
So, if the scores don't mean anything, why are they there? (for the record, I don't mind them, I'm just curious)
Basically, they help rank where hubs appear in certain topic areas on the site, plus turn "dofollow" links into "nofollow" links to stop spammers getting free backlinks on low quality content.
by Eric Dierker4 years ago
Hubber scores do not reflect anything but some weird algorithm that is not in sync with anything. My score just went sixteen points down. My views are up and I am featured way more that 140 times.But what I noticed was...
by Faith Reaper4 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...
by Kate Swanson4 years ago
I'd like to suggest we get rid of Hubber Score - and perhaps even Hub Scores. They:- are constantly misunderstood;- cause a lot of upset and grief in the forums; and- encourage newbie Hubbers to direct their...
by Sondra Rochelle3 years ago
For a good number of weeks my hubber score has hovered around the 100 mark. Two days ago it started falling, and as I write this, it is down to 89! If this keeps up, it will be 0 in a week! No rhyme or...
by M. Toni3 years ago
I've been on here for a few years, and I guess I never really understood the point of these scores. They don't seem to provide any real value to the user and I can't convince myself that they add value because they...
by Scott Bateman2 years ago
Do you add content to your worst-performing Hub or your best to make it even better? Do you add content to the low-scoring Hubs before the high scorers? What else do you think when you decide when or if to add content...
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