I take a few days to complete a hub. I notice that the hub score can go up and down prior to publishing. I understand the score is mostly related to traffic. How can the score vary when there is no traffic? I've had one pre-published hub go down to a score of 46 while another pre-published hub increased a lot. How does that work?
I have noticed that if you take up a url and work on the hub for some time your scores go down as the traffic is non existent. It increases as you edit and put in more information or pictures I have noticed.
The best thing would be to get your matter and pictures ready and then quickly publish the hub! This works for me!! Best wishes to you!
Ahhh, that makes sense. I was wondering about this as well, as I've seen my overall Hubscore go down over the past 24 hours along with the Hubscore on an individual hub that I started but didn't finish and have not published. I guess this could be seen as a penalty for "reserving the URL" while not building on it.
There are too many factors to really answer this..Your best bet is to just contact the HP staff directly, in the long term though it's the readers that will make or break your score by voting, rating, commenting etc.
A lot of factors go in to Hubscore, not just traffic.
Even things like keywords can have an effect, I have noteiced that I can create some hubs but nt do anyhing with them, not even create a block of text, leave them unpublished, and some will rank in the 60's others in the 40's.
In teh end though, it doesn't matter!
Thanks all. I enjoy how willing everyone is to help each other in this community.
I've always found that spelling or grammar related errors in a pre-published hub will sink your score. I always try to proof it if I'm below a 50 before publishing a hub.
I do not know how it works or why but sometimes an unpublished hub of mine has seemed to benefit (if the starting hubscore makes any difference) by not being published straight away as the score rises, now and again the score drops but less often. As you work on it it counts as 'views'.
At the moment I have one unpublished hub that is below 50 and another that is at a just below 70.
To me what they start at when I publish them does not really bother me. When I only had a few hubs I used to notice if the hubscores altered - I only notice now if they are doing really well or badly. I tend to look for the red arrows and blue as a rough guide.
by Stacie L 6 years ago
Its funny to me that a new 1400+ word hub is still low in ranking than an unpublished hub...
by Liam Hallam 3 years ago
After 6 months on the site i've started the really wonder how many backlinks is a reasonable number to any hub, and really to a hub becoming successful? Or is it simply a lottery.What kind of figures do other hubbers consider?
by yellowbutterfly 13 months ago
Can someone tell me what is the 'hub score' please? It seems to have no relevance to the number of page views on my hubs.Thanks!yellowbutterfly
by Carolyn Augustine 9 years ago
I recently got my lowest score ever for a book review on Kate Chopin's novel, The Awakening.Anyone want to give me some feedback? Usually my scores start around 50 and go up as I construct the hub.The entire review is my original writing. I didn't copy any text.
by Catherine Giordano 2 years ago
My hub scores range from 65 to 87 as of the last time I looked. My average is 73. To me it seems like I have a "C" average. I'm disappointed and discouraged. I am doing everything that is recommend to get a good score.It is disheartening not to get a feedback. For...
by Susannah Birch 8 years ago
I thought I knew the answer to this question. But something interesting happened in the last week which I found it hard to explain. I'd be interested to hear opinions.I have a hub which is nine months old and had just reached 250-300 hits per day.I was experimenting to see how many tags I could use...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|