When I checked the faqs it looks as if hubscore is assigned to individual hubs. This is clear enough.
But the no. in a black on white sq in the bottom right corner of my profile also reads "hubscore". This score is greater than the hs of all my hub hubscores. So it can't be a mean. So what does it signify?
Which hubscore is more important?
If you are asking about the number that shows up on the avatar image associated with your profile, that's your "hubber score." It's a score that reflects a number of factors. The exact algorithms used to compute them are sort of mysterious and nobody can really pin it down well enough to control their scores, but it has to do with factors that seem to be linked to but are not limited to: the scores of your hubs themselves, the traffic your hubs are generating, the types of traffic your hubs are getting, the quality of your hubs, your participation in forums, your reading and commenting on other hubs, and probably lots of stuff I'm totally missing.
Best advice for getting a high hubber score is just write the highest quality hubs you can. If you do, that number will take care of itself.
It is confusing, no doubt.
"HubScore" is the score for individual hubs. If it falls below 40, the outbound links on that hub become "no-follow."
"hubscore," as shown on the upper right corner on your profile page, is your author score. If it falls below 75, all outbound links become "no-follow." (More accurate terminology: Hubber Score or Author Score).
Apart from this, the scores are really not that important. They may give you some indication of quality, but are nothing to be very concerned about.
About scores for hubs:
About author score, see under "ranking":
http://learningcenter.hubpages.com/4-1- … -rankings/
by Kate Swanson 4 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 efforts in entirely wrong directionsFor instance, I've known newbie Hubbers stop...
by meetbrandon 9 years ago
Hey everyone! My name is Brandon and I am a new Hubber from Houston, Texas! I have a brief question about hubscores on the profile and on my articles and how they differ.For example, I noticed today as people read my hubs, my hubscore would rise on the article, but also noticed I still have a...
by Jackie Lynnley 2 years ago
My hub that seems most popular with over 52,000 reads is at the bottom of my hubs with a 69 and it has been 70's so I sharpened it up some just to have it fall. How can this be? I hate to delete it but I think that is what many would do who cannot get a hub to rise in score. Actually I had over 100...
by Spradle 7 years ago
Hi, I am just wondering, I started a hub just so that I wouldn't forget the topic I was writing on, but i didnt have enough time to finish it, so I left it unpublished. Now, a day later the score of the hub has gone down! Why is this? Will it effect my author score? Should I just publish then...
by Veronica Roberts 6 years ago
Mine fluctuate, regardless of the amount of views, votes (up/down), and feedback. (I'm talking about hubs that have been published for a period of time)? I've searched & searched, and can not find an explanation. Any ideas?
by Marina 3 years ago
A month ago I announced some updates to HubScore: raw traffic is deemphasized, reader satisfaction is emphasized, and overall, the scores are a more accurate reflection of the quality of Hubs than they used to be. Today, I'd like to talk about the subsequent update to Hubber Score — the score...
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