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Is the performance of a hubpage determined by the geographical location of the hubber?
I do not believe that is the case. As best I know, these are some considerations:
1. Quality of the writing.
2. Layout and appearance of the hub.
3. Time on page; how long do readers stay on the article?
4. Relevance of actual content to the title given.
5. Inbound organic traffic
However, if most hubbers are in North America, and you are in Asia, you will likely post new hubs when other hubbers are sleeping. They will not read it, and not vote it up. That might stymie your score a bit.
There has been a belief for some time that there is a best time to publish a hub to hit the American audience. This will only impact your HubPages traffic as your website won't likely be crawled by the Search Engines yet. Personally, I am rather skeptical that there would be a noticeable effect of when it is published.
So there may be a small difference on the traffic you get on day one, but it will not impact future traffic.
I think you should concentrate on what Robert detailed (the quality of your writing) rather than when to publish it. High quality writing will shine through regardless of when it is published.
I agree with you Robbie and Robert. The timing is critical since the traffic is usually high for a newly published hub, but stabilizes with time. However, I believe geographical targeted traffic plays an important role for hubpage performance.
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