"The new Xomba is taking an entirely new direction, with a focus on you, the contributors or, as we are now calling you, the Authors. We are distancing ourselves from "content farms" and putting the spotlight on our users, promoting and educating our Authors with a host of new features, many of which you have seen samples of in previous blog posts. Updated forums will be in place come relaunch." John Xomba Editor
If they want to focus on the authors it is probably because they are going to focus on screwing them over some more. Every change I have seen at Xomba, from stealth nofollowing, to sneakily changing the ToS to give authors less rights to their own work has left a distinct bad taste in many mouths
I think he wants us to go to Xomba and get more info. After the experience on here since Feb.24, I'd want a contract that I wouldn't have to rewrite successful content. My definition of diversity doesn't include another site where I don't write the rules.
Oceana/Nellie, I have a solution for that. Anything that doesn't meet standard at any site I write on gets removed and whisked away to my bukisa or triond account where they are more tolerant. I refuse to rewrite anything that was initially approved.
I know she wanted her real name gone from Hubpages, and that was why she created a new name. I also know her hubs got decimated in the change, but I thought she was going to stick around a bit longer? I'll miss her! Hope she has another username she'll come back with. (Notice I'm avoiding using her real name as she wanted it buried).
I was just thinking, it might be cool to have a point/counterpoint feature in which on author might provide a counterpoint to a hub already written. If they were both good, perhaps they could somehow be featured...
Yes, I understand, the algorithm could settle. I'm not holding my breath though. What can Hubpages do to appease Google?I can see nothing less than:- Taking out the bottom 40% of articles in terms of quality.-...