What is your HubKarma score...

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  1. hinazille profile image81
    hinazilleposted 7 years ago

    ... & what does this really mean?

    1. Julie2 profile image59
      Julie2posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      It was 98 then it went down to a 94. Oh well.

    2. britneydavidson profile image55
      britneydavidsonposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      mine 87 and it means people likes my hub :-)

  2. Misha profile image73
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    57, and have no idea smile

  3. suziecat7 profile image90
    suziecat7posted 7 years ago

    82 and I don't know what it means either.

    1. hinazille profile image81
      hinazilleposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      mine is 83...i wonder what it goes up to...100???

  4. barryrutherford profile image78
    barryrutherfordposted 7 years ago

    It is when you use the suggested links on the top right tab of your hub & add those suggested links.  The more links you have across your hub gives you a HUBKarma score

    1. hinazille profile image81
      hinazilleposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      so the more you link, the higher the score?

      does the score count towards your overall profile score?

      1. barryrutherford profile image78
        barryrutherfordposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Yes the more you use the suggested links the higher your HubKarma Score.  Not sure if your other score goes higher but its supposed to if people click on the links I guess...

  5. Rochelle Frank profile image96
    Rochelle Frankposted 7 years ago

    81 and I don't know either, but I think it might have to do with what you did as a hubber in a previous life.

    1. hinazille profile image81
      hinazilleposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      lmao yes rochelle i think that could work smile

    2. wilderness profile image96
      wildernessposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Mine's only 61 - maybe because my previous life predated computers!  Or maybe I'm just a bad person...

      1. Haunty profile image82
        Hauntyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I'm so sorry, wilderness. sad sad Please, try to find solace in the fact that mine is lower. 57

        1. wilderness profile image96
          wildernessposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          lol  Well, we'll just have to go have a private pity party! lol

          1. Misha profile image73
            Mishaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Count me in big_smile

  6. SomewayOuttaHere profile image59
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 7 years ago

    ..i noticed mine...it has really gone down

    i haven't done anything differently, however today i actually read what it meant because i noticed it jumped about 15 or so points  and it states something about linking your hubs...i don't link them at all

  7. stclairjack profile image82
    stclairjackposted 7 years ago

    mine is 41 i think,... and this is different from the number next to my "avatar",... i have no idea what it means, as with the # next to my chosen profile pict, aka "avatar",... nor do i care.

    the moment that i ceased caring about these #'s i got instantly happier!

    1. Rochelle Frank profile image96
      Rochelle Frankposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I think you have the answer. smile

  8. revmjm profile image86
    revmjmposted 7 years ago

    The number by your avatar is your PROFILE score. This goes up when you post hubs and have a lot of community activity. It fluctuates several times during the week depending on your comments, your questions, your answers, etc. Right now mine is 90. It was 91 this morning. People do look at your profile score before deciding to read your hubs. There are some with scores as low as 1 and as high as 100.

    The HubKarma score is the score you get based on your accolades. Mine is 74.

    Your Hub score is the number on each hub. When you first publish a hub it is pretty low. 49 or 50. If you leave your hub saved unpublished for a few days, the score will creep up on its own. I have a hub I have been working on for several days but haven't published it yet. It has a score of 61 which is higher than some of my published hubs.

    Believe it or not, writing this will count toward by profile score and my hubkarma but toward not my individual hubs.

    1. mistyhorizon2003 profile image94
      mistyhorizon2003posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      No, HubKarma score isn't based on accolades, it is based on linking to other hubs or topics or using the 'Suggest Links' feature, (my other post explains this better) smile

  9. mistyhorizon2003 profile image94
    mistyhorizon2003posted 7 years ago

    HubKarma score is totally based on your linking to other hubs or topics, either by using the 'Suggest Links' feature before you publish your newly written hub, or by linking to the other hubs manually. Basically the more you link, the higher your HubKarma score, (mine is currently 91). It is important to be sure the links suggested are relevant though, as many of the suggested links are not really appropriate to your hubs. Your HubKarma score does have a small impact on your overall Hubber score (the number by your profile picture). The general opinion from Hubbers seems to be it is wise not to worry too much about your HubKarma score, as linking to other people's hubs only takes traffic away from your own hubs, so probably isn't a great move. It is a good idea to link to your own hubs through it though.

    Quote from Help Section of Hubpages

    "HubKarma is a score that reflects the degree to which you link to others' Hubs and to Topic pages in your own Hubs. Hubs that point to other relevant, high quality Hubs enhance readers' experience on HubPages and improve HubPages credibility as a trusted resource. HubKarma has some influence on your Hubber Score and is on a 0-100 scale. The link suggestion tool makes linking to other Hubs and Topic pages easier."

    http://hubpages.com/faq/#hubkarma

    1. hinazille profile image81
      hinazilleposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      thanks for the clarification guys, this is great and one of the reasons i love hubbing on here...everyone is so helpful, its like having a great group of people to hand all the time... thanks smile

  10. DOGS 101 profile image59
    DOGS 101posted 7 years ago

    mistyhorizon2003, thanks for the clarification. That's what we are here for, right?

    1. mistyhorizon2003 profile image94
      mistyhorizon2003posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Absolutely, always nice to help, and by the way, really gorgeous profile pic, sooooo sweeeeeet smile

  11. barryrutherford profile image78
    barryrutherfordposted 7 years ago

    Did everyone totally ignore my post ?

    1. mistyhorizon2003 profile image94
      mistyhorizon2003posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      LOL, no I didn't Barry, but it seemed so many others had and were coming up with bizarre answers to the question, that I simply answered it correctly too (as you did), in the hope I might have better luck. Isn't it amazing how even many experienced Hubbers have no clue about what HubKarma is or how the score is calculated?

      1. barryrutherford profile image78
        barryrutherfordposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Indeed

        1. Eaglekiwi profile image80
          Eaglekiwiposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Or care hmm

          It really reflects how much you backlink,and to be honest Im not sure it always helps, the individual that is.

  12. rorymullen profile image60
    rorymullenposted 7 years ago

    My Hub Karma is 96 and my Hub Score is 86 . It has took me forever to break 85 on the score.

  13. Eaglekiwi profile image80
    Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago

    http://hubpages.com/faq/#hubkarma < explained there ,or
    if you look at the very top right of your profile page smile

    Mine is 93,so hope my karma brings me chocolate.

  14. hinazille profile image81
    hinazilleposted 7 years ago

    my hubkarma score is 95 whilst my hubscore is 83 - i hope the hubscore improves fast as i know many take that into consideration when backlinking from other hubs...

    1. hinazille profile image81
      hinazilleposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      also many many thanks for all your help smile

  15. melpor profile image91
    melporposted 7 years ago

    My hubkarma score is 95.

  16. kmackey32 profile image68
    kmackey32posted 7 years ago

    Mine is 75..

  17. brimancandy profile image78
    brimancandyposted 7 years ago

    Mine is 87. But my total score has been as high as 98. I am back down to 96. But I have been over 90 for several months. So, I'm happy with my score. Would be nice to get to 100 though.

    1. hinazille profile image81
      hinazilleposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      ithose are great scores overall, i cant wait till i am at that level so that i can be taken as one of the more seasoned writers (like you guys smile)..

  18. DIYweddingplanner profile image88
    DIYweddingplannerposted 7 years ago

    Mine is 95 and I always do the suggested link thing.  But I never do the backlink stuff on other sites.  So is karma bringing me hubkarma??

    1. hinazille profile image81
      hinazilleposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      i never backlink either i have been reading up on this but still havent quite got the grasp of it but i will hopefully smile

 
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