How to increase my hub score

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  1. prosmentor profile image61
    prosmentorposted 10 years ago

    I need to step up my hubscore. What are the strategies

    1. yoshi97 profile image66
      yoshi97posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I actually wrote up a nice hub on this topic. We aren't allowed to post links in the forums, but I can tell you that it's in my profile if you want more details.

      The gist of it is to write quality hubs, only follow hubbers you have a real interest in, create unique content (not duplicates that can be found elsewhere), and spend some time in the forums. smile

    2. Dale Mazurek profile image69
      Dale Mazurekposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Well it seems duplicate content is the culprit here.  if you would have read the TOS you would know that you get heavily penalized for dupicate content.

      Just to make my self clear I said duplicate.  I am not accusing you of stealing someones elses work but I checked several of your hubs and each one came back with duplicate content.

      people who try and get away with it end up with the type of score you are dealing with.

      I suggest you go back and fix the hubs with duplicate content and from now on take more time to write original content

      Dale

      1. yoshi97 profile image66
        yoshi97posted 10 years agoin reply to this

        To elaborate a bit more on what Dale said ... even if you own the content elsewhere it's seen as duplicate content if you copy the material and place it here.

        Your best bet? If you own the material, totally rewrite it as a new article to place it here ... OR (and this is a really cool idea) write a unique hub RELATED to your other article then put a link in your hub to your other article - or visa-versa. smile

    3. relache profile image77
      relacheposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Read this entire page,

      http://hubpages.com/faq/

      It will be very helpful to you.

      1. sunforged profile image67
        sunforgedposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        It was clarified long ago



        although, this specific link would have been more helpful and less daunting    http://hubpages.com/faq/#hubscore

    4. starme77 profile image74
      starme77posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      write some more hubs and get some back links , read livewithrichard  hubs he'll get ya on the right path smile

  2. Misha profile image66
    Mishaposted 10 years ago

    Send me $5000 by western union, and I will increase your hubscore wink

    1. Wayne Orvisburg profile image65
      Wayne Orvisburgposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      HA HA! I'll do it for 4000! LOL

      1. readytoescape profile image61
        readytoescapeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        if we are bidding I can do it for 3989.72 USD, and I'll accept it through paypal. Misha thanks for the Spinner link, it works pretty cool, might just work for this application.

  3. itech profile image68
    itechposted 10 years ago

    Participate & open your profile only once in a day (never open hubs keep a copy of them offline) except 'My Accounts Tab'.

    I am unable to do that what I'm writing here, that's why I never reached upper than 85 score.

    1. sunforged profile image67
      sunforgedposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      words can express how dumbfounded I am by this obnoxiously absurd advice

      why bother answering something you do not know the answer to?

    2. profile image0
      Audreveaposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Why can't you open your own hubs? How would you improve and edit them without opening? And how would you respond to comments??

      I'm in my own hubs all the time -  like an obsessive narcissist (but really just to shine them up).

      1. itech profile image68
        itechposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        you can review as many a time offline & whenever you want to edit, you can go to 'my accounts tab' & can click on edit option.
        This will also protect your adsense account from getting false impressions.
        & I think hubpages staff's algorithm of deciding hubscore may be,
        I know but I cant disclose my views.
        Sorry\

        1. sunforged profile image67
          sunforgedposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          http://www.threadbombing.com/data/media/31/AP_WHAT.jpg



          once again words can not express

          http://www.threadbombing.com/data/media/2/john_stewart_facepalm.gif

          1. itech profile image68
            itechposted 10 years agoin reply to this

            @sunforged
            Congratulations, for getting 500 followers/fans.

          2. bluesky4real profile image58
            bluesky4realposted 10 years agoin reply to this

            Can I use this "What?" pics on in my article? I just fall in love with it.

            1. sunforged profile image67
              sunforgedposted 10 years agoin reply to this
          3. shazwellyn profile image72
            shazwellynposted 10 years agoin reply to this

            OMG!  That is just sooooooooo incredibly FUNNY!

        2. Marisa Wright profile image95
          Marisa Wrightposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          Itech, take a look at my Hubber score.  I open my own Hubs all the time.  Does that punch a hole in your argument?

          1. profile image0
            ysdataposted 10 years agoin reply to this

            Your score and mine too.  I open my hubs.  I don't know where Itech got that tip from?????

  4. Misha profile image66
    Mishaposted 10 years ago

    He-he. I thought it might have been I just did not understand what he was saying, so I stayed away LOL

  5. sunforged profile image67
    sunforgedposted 10 years ago

    I should have used a quote box, was responding to post before mine. (will fix)

    Maybe just on to much coffee, but there really is a lot of really bad and unfounded advice rolling around today

  6. Misha profile image66
    Mishaposted 10 years ago

    I meant that one, too. It is so ridiculous I just was not sure I understood smile

  7. efeguy profile image40
    efeguyposted 10 years ago

    write more quality hubs,especially write on topics of your specialty.

    don't duplicate

    participate on forums,that is what i have been doing,and my hub score has been increasing.

    my view

  8. profile image0
    Audreveaposted 10 years ago

    Bump.

    Hoping someone will march in and clarify (please smile )

  9. profile image0
    Audreveaposted 10 years ago

    Thanks to Sunforged and Marisa - I had a little panic attack there.

  10. profile image0
    Audreveaposted 10 years ago

    BTW - how does Adsense / HP weed out the times you open hubs yourself from the true numbers?

    1. sunforged profile image67
      sunforgedposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      http://www.threadbombing.com/data/media/2/john_stewart_facepalm.gif


      uhh! thats nonsense, nobody cares if you visit your own hubs. The goal is to have so many visitors the dozen or so times you visit are inconsequential

      but if they did care, everyone can track you by your Ip address in the server logs

      1. profile image0
        Audreveaposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks. Don't want to make the great google god mad!

  11. salt profile image70
    saltposted 10 years ago

    mishkas a bit naughty
    and if you watch this youtube video of the kransky sisters, if you dont suddenly increase your hub score, you might get a bit of a giggle.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyrL7fa6K5I

    and if you dont like that one, try this one...


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6wc1p7Mflw

  12. JustSimple info profile image74
    JustSimple infoposted 10 years ago

    write about something that interest you... interest your friends and family.... once you start its not hard, just do it from your point of view..  I never knew I would write about love and relationships until i joined Hubpages........be amazed what you can write about when you put your mind, and fingers to it..

  13. itcoll profile image59
    itcollposted 10 years ago

    try writing interesting hubs that tend to get traffic and also attention from other hubbers.Once you have published few good hubs,the hubscore might increase.

  14. AEvans profile image74
    AEvansposted 10 years ago

    Having duplicate content keeps your score down, it isn't original. smile

    Your pics are the same and it doesn't represent what you are writing about.

    1. bluesky4real profile image58
      bluesky4realposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Whew... thanks for that. But its definitely not going to be on HP.

      I saw your comment and I want to say more grease to your elbow.

  15. profile image0
    Lioratovaposted 10 years ago

    I've been searching the forums for this somewhere in a Q&A so I appreciate you posting. My author rating just keeps sinking lower and lower and I don't know why. It's very frustrating.

    1. Marisa Wright profile image95
      Marisa Wrightposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I'm guessing you're using articles that you've already published elsewhere?  Duplicate content, even if it's your own work, is heavily penalized on HubPages.  Hubs must be original and unique.

  16. bozzie123 profile image60
    bozzie123posted 10 years ago

    POST EVERYWHERE ! yikes

  17. Siotosh profile image59
    Siotoshposted 10 years ago

    The truth is you must be a Christian, but then again you must also be a republican and most of all express enough hate for Obama.

    1. Marisa Wright profile image95
      Marisa Wrightposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      You're confusing Hubs with the forums.  The forums are a place for Hubbers to chat.  You will get some traffic through the forums, but only from other Hubbers.  That may get you some comments and be good for the ego, but it's outside traffic that will really help your HubScore and your earnings.

  18. RealEstateHelper profile image61
    RealEstateHelperposted 10 years ago

    1. create interesting and informative hubs
    2. take part in forums
    3. post wherever you can
    4. get traffic to your hub by choosing good topics
    5. get ppl to comment on your hub

    guess that should help big_smile

  19. prosmentor profile image61
    prosmentorposted 10 years ago

    I have discovered my problem: I open my profile several times a day.

 
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