Should I worry when my Hub Score dips below 70?

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  1. lisabeaman profile image78
    lisabeamanposted 8 years ago

    Three of my hubs are in the 60's. The lowest one I just posted for fun, kind of a creative writing exercise. Should I do anything to fix it? I'd appreciate any type of feedback:


    1. waynet profile image72
      waynetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      When starting out, generally it's about writing a good few article/Hubpages and then measuring what you learn from your stats against what works traffic wise.

      Even hubpages below the score of 70 can have a good stream of traffic, so I wouldn't worry about your scores for this and that.

  2. nlowman profile image61
    nlowmanposted 8 years ago

    I would hope you shouldn't worry, because I have a few in that range too wink

  3. relache profile image86
    relacheposted 8 years ago

    For individual Hubs, you shouldn't worry about scores like that.  More personal or experimental stuff just doesn't get that much traffic or interest.  I've got a few with scores like that myself.  Your overall AuthorScore is in the 90s, which is a great score.

  4. timorous profile image83
    timorousposted 8 years ago

    I read somewhere here that a hubscore below 75 has a 'no follow' link for the page (meaning the search engines will not index the page), so no one will find your hub by doing a [Google] search for instance.  You'd need your own backlinks to the hub.

    As far as worrying, there's absolutely no point in worrying about anything which you have no control stop already!

    1. relache profile image86
      relacheposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Not true.  First, the " no follow" tag means search engines don't follow any outbound links found on that Hub.  It can still be indexed.  Second, the threshold at which the "no follow" tag is triggered is a score of 40 or lower for individual Hubs.  It will apply to all Hubs in an account if the AuthorScore falls below 75.

      1. timorous profile image83
        timorousposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Ahh..thanks relache.  I guess I misunderstood about the 'no follow', but not about the worrying...

  5. Pcunix profile image92
    Pcunixposted 8 years ago

    I have a few there myself.  The average always stays above 70, but some just don't do well.  Some I understand and knew they wouldn't get high scores when I wrote them.  Some I expected to do better and am surprised that they did not, but those are balanced off by hubs that surprise me in the other direction.

  6. lisabeaman profile image78
    lisabeamanposted 8 years ago

    Thanks everyone! I should have known better than to worry about the number - I really am much more of a word-girl! I guess I had a momentary dip in my self-esteem. That happens sometimes. I appreciate the help and encouragement! smile

  7. kmackey32 profile image68
    kmackey32posted 8 years ago

    I also have a few in that range...


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