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I placed a new Hub on the site today, and immediately I received a score of 50 to start out. I returned to the computer three hours later and had received about seven comments, but my score had been reduced to 47 and then 48.
We will never know exactly how Hub management arrives at their numbers, but this seems senseless.
I think they should do away with the scoring altogether. It's a worry we don't need and causes a lot of people to second-guess themselves.
Don't feel bad Harvey. Yesterday my hub started at 50 and dropped to 46. Today it is on its way back up and might have hit 80 by now. Hubscoring is so random and I will never understand the logic behind it. I just thought they did'nt like me !
Ya know, I don't get it either, but then again, I'm new.. I don't think I'm allowed to get it until I've been around for at least seven months.
Still, I figure that if I've written the best article that I can, then scores don't matter. I think there's more important things to worry about than how some computer guru decides to slap a number on my forehead.
Never judge a HubScore by how it starts out. Give it three days to a week and then see where it is.
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 Diana3 weeks ago
Let´s say I have a featured hub with a score of 66. I guess such an article won´t be moved to a network site when I will submit it?
by Katherine Tyrrell2 years ago
I've been making a screendump of my overall hub stats each day to try and keep track of what's going on so I can work out "what works on HubPages" and what doesn't. The aim is to determine some sort of...
by Chris Mills3 years ago
On Friday, April 3rd, I chose two of my hubs with the highest hub scores and made one, distinct change. On Saturday, after seeing the results, I did the same thing to six more. First I will give my results,...
by OpinionDuck7 years ago
What is the conventional wisdom of hub scores?
by Audrey Hunt3 years ago
Just had a big drop on my profile score. And all my hubs were featured along with a steady 10 Editors Choice. I say 'were' because 3 were just unfeatured and I don't know what to do about that. My...
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