So I've been going in and updating hubs to get them into featured status again. Yesterday two of the hubs that I fixed by deleting ads, updating photos and links and adding new text not only stayed in the not featured status, but they got worse. They went from not featured for lack of audience to not featured for quality, but there are no violations or any kind of hint as to what is wrong with them.
How do I find out what they aren't happy with?
If you are referring to the one you just edited an hour ago, I took a look at that one.
You have an Amazon ad near the end without any content in the ad capsule explaining that you read that book and why you recommend it. You also need to make it clear that it relates 100% to the title of your hub. Without all of that, it is considered spam and hurts the quality of your hub.
I would also recommend removing the section "Other Articles You May Like" - It comes across as too self-promotional the way you did it. I realize those other hubs are on the same subject, but there is a fine line between offering more useful content and trying to spam the reader.
As Venkatachari mentioned, we really need a link to take a look at this and make suggestions.
Lol Sorry, I wasn't looking for tips on a specific article, more just a general answer because this happened to several articles.
No problem. I hope you figured out what was wrong. That happened to me last year when I was doing a lot of editing and was running into Amazon capsules that no longer met the different requirements.
Strange though. I went in and updated them fixing all of the "problems" they've noted on all previous articles and they got noted as worse. But then this morning, they were all featured again without me having to change anything. Lol
But, each article has its own content and its own style of presentation. So, you can't know the problem unless you edit hundreds of times. Read again and again to catch the defects. Glenn Stok hinted at some points. But, nobody can locate the real problem for each and every article.
So, VVanNess, it is better to post each article separately in forums for help.
I am still having one of my most popular article as not featured and am unable to locate what is the problem with it. I am editing it again and again since two months and also made changes according to some suggestions provided through e-mail by our HP team. But, not featured till now. If anybody can help me, they are welcome. It is already posted in the forums one month ago.
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