Help, stuck on 69

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  1. Mark Ewbie profile image87
    Mark Ewbieposted 7 years ago

    I don't want to known as a 69er, I might have to change my profile pic.  Any ideas how I can rise up the rankings?

    1. snakebaby profile image70
      snakebabyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      From my own experience, you have to be active here, like read others' hubs, write sincere comments, try to help newbies, answer questions, etc., don't just write your own hubs without looking around. Don't have a list, just things off top of my head. Other more experienced hubbers may give you more advice, and I look forward to learning more myself.

    2. paradigmsearch profile image88
      paradigmsearchposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      "Help, stuck on 69"

      I thought you meant something entirely different there...

      1. Denise Handlon profile image89
        Denise Handlonposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        lol lol  me too.!

    3. John Holden profile image61
      John Holdenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Try posting on one of the many male domination forums. You will fit in well and maybe up your score enough to enter other forms without  embarrassment

  2. kmackey32 profile image69
    kmackey32posted 7 years ago

    lol 69er thats a funny one....

  3. Relationshipc profile image87
    Relationshipcposted 7 years ago

    Being a 69er isn't such a bad thing smile

    1. profile image0
      Home Girlposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Unless it's your age.... big_smile

    2. profile image0
      mtsi1098posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      depends on the orientation smile

      1. John Holden profile image61
        John Holdenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        And how you look at it.

  4. Mikeydoes profile image75
    Mikeydoesposted 7 years ago

    You'll live, its not a big deal at all. Just post more and be active, it will go up no matter what.

    1. John Holden profile image61
      John Holdenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Oh er missus.

  5. WryLilt profile image90
    WryLiltposted 7 years ago

    Can I make a quick recommendation based on a very quick look at your hubs?

    Make them a little more content rich. Most of them don't even have pictures. So add one or two, maybe add a poll, a news feed, or an RSS feed.

    Hubs are about quality.

    That said however, hub/authorscore has very little influence on anything other than personal pride. Once your authorscore is over 75, any outbound links will be 'dofollow', something you want if you are trying to promote your own website/s, but other than that score doesn't change traffic or earnings.

  6. lrohner profile image81
    lrohnerposted 7 years ago

    Funny, but you sound like a Brit version of Shadesbreath... Hmmm....

    Love your hubs, btw.

    1. IzzyM profile image88
      IzzyMposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Glad you made this comment, Irohner. Otherwise I might have missed his writings. They are great!
      Welcome to Hubpages, Mark smile

  7. paradigmsearch profile image88
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    As of this post, you are now 70!

    I hope the trend continues.smile

  8. sid_candid profile image60
    sid_candidposted 7 years ago

    Hi Mark,
    I would say that you have reached 69 pretty early at least as compared to me. You have been with Hubpages for just 8 days. It had taken me almost a month to go past 60. In my opinion you are doing fine.

    You said you don't want to be known as 69er. I would say the hubs you have written so far are really god. Keep writing quality hubs like this, comment on other people's hub and be active in the forum by answering on other fellow hubbers queries. The author score will go up with time if you continue your good work. All the best.

  9. Denise Handlon profile image89
    Denise Handlonposted 7 years ago

    Hey, no more 69  You're rising!   lol

  10. Mark Ewbie profile image87
    Mark Ewbieposted 7 years ago

    Thanks to all for comments, both useful and funny.  Since posting this thread I am no longer a 69er, more people have visited my hub offerings, and I got some fan mail.  I now know how Justin Bieber must feel.

    Of course with a slightly higher profile comes more attention - and I was surprised to see one of my Hubs got rejected as sub standard.  Surprised because I thought it would be more than that.

    I'm learning...

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image64
      prettydarkhorseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Now, you're 73. Congrats, it has nowhere to go except up up and up..

  11. profile image0
    TopUniverseposted 7 years ago

    Congrats, you are now at 78 and crossed the 75 mark.

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image87
      Mark Ewbieposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks.  I now feel a bit of a fraud.  A few hubs, bit of self publicity, er, I mean being helpful and answering questions, one withdrawn sub standard hub - they missed the others, and I seem to have rocketed upwards.

      Maybe everyone has the same experience, so I won't get too carried away.  I did write a short poem to celebrate.

      I'm eighty, I'm eighty... it's really greaty.

      1. frogdropping profile image84
        frogdroppingposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        No, doesn't work, doesn't flow. Learn the ways of the force Luke. Sorry Mark.

        I'm eighty, I'm eighty ... that's ever so greaty.
        It feels so damn good ... so great and so weighty
        Before you know it ... I'll be your hubber matey.
        So from a new hubber ... hi! i'm called Mark Ewbie
        A stickman, a writer ... a new hubber newbie smile

        Learn With Frog tongue

        *apologies for the newbie thing - rhymed with your last name hmm*

        1. Mark Ewbie profile image87
          Mark Ewbieposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Thanks Frog, that's some damn fine poet stuff.  That Ewbie newbie thing - it's almost as if I made the name up!  My parents on my fathers side, ie. my father, had a sick sense of humour.  Fancy calling me Ewbie.  When their name is Brown.  They wanted me to get on in Facebook I guess...

          1. Dave Barnett profile image51
            Dave Barnettposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Wish I was stuck there. Sounds kinky.

 
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