Hello. My name is Cory James. I have been a HubPages members for two weeks now. With seven published hubs (one more in review), I am curious to know what is considered to be the ABSOLUTE minimum "acceptable" rating? I was at 75, but administrators unpublished one of my hubs bringing my rating down to 63. Now it's back up to 70. I'm assuming that this score is mediocre at best. Am I right? Also, what are good ways to increase traffic to my hubs?
If you want to use HubPages to provide backlinks to other sites, an author score of 75 or above is a must. Below that, the backlinks in all of your hubs become no-follow, giving them very little search engine value. If your score remains low, likely you have problems such as duplicate, substandard, or overly promotional content.
by Liam Hallam2 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...
by Mcham Law6 years ago
HI. I sorta like HP. I find some of what the rest of the people here have to say interesting. But let's be honest. I'm hear for the backlinks. I am writing hubs as part of my SEO. Problem is I can't get my score over 66...
by dyesebel107 years ago
I feel good when my score is going up. I feel important and get noticed by others.
by Dorsi Diaz5 years ago
I am working on one of my new websites - and I want to link back to my hubs here. How many times is this OK to do on a website page before it is overkill?
by Paul Goodman6 years ago
Article for discussion. I know that this recent development has already been mentioned by some hubbers in forums. But I am now wondering if this might be the main reason why we are seeing the current traffic...
by Dense7 years ago
Hi there, I'd been on Hubpages for 6 months now but probably been active for only 2 or 3 weeks. At the moment, I have 7 hubs and only 1 have breached the 80 mark (75-85). Most are in the 70s. 1-2 will drop down to 60s...
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