I finally hit 100 again!

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  1. tlpoague profile image81
    tlpoagueposted 11 years ago

    Yay, I finally hit 100 again. I haven't been able to be very active this summer in my writing or reading, (Sorry friends and fans)and was happy to see that I had hit 100 again this week. What a great way to start out the day after having after having a stressful beginning of the week. Congrats to any others that have met their goal!

  2. Peter Owen profile image61
    Peter Owenposted 11 years ago

    Congrats. I have yet to get out of the 80's since I decimated my score early on by doing things unnaturally.

  3. tlpoague profile image81
    tlpoagueposted 11 years ago

    Thanks Peter,
    I started out a little unnatural and leary. Then for some reason, I seen my score shoot up when I wrote a few hubs for a Stan Fletcher contest. My family was slightly horrified at the topics I was writing. (Which is understandable when it relates to my reputation I was trying to keep here.) After that, I tried to break 95 but couldn't. After awhile I gave up and went back to writing about my faith and Bigfoot. I have had a few major changes going on most of this summer so my presence here was at a minimal. This last week I have been trying to catch up on my reading and writing.
    I wouldn't give up on never getting out of the 80's. I can see you making 100 here soon. Thanks for your support and comment. I am looking forward to seeing you at 100 soon!

    1. Cardisa profile image87
      Cardisaposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats!, what is your secret? I would like to know how you did it?

    2. Peter Owen profile image61
      Peter Owenposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Don't get me wrong, I'm keeping at it and correcting what I did a little at a time.
      I put all my mistakes in a hub called How New Hubbers Ruin Their Hubscore several months ago.

      1. tlpoague profile image81
        tlpoagueposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        I read you hub and think they are some terrific tips to help other hubbers. Patience is another big key that I forgot to add to my hub of what I had learned in my two years here. Many new hubbers expect to see 100 in a few days to a week and are often let down while others may succeed.
        I am still correcting hubs from earlier this year in a mad dash to write 21 hubs in 30 hours. Most of them weren't too bad, but I found a lot of mistakes I made, or a set up I need to change.
        To be honest, I was pleasantly surprised to see I made 100 today. Yesterday I was sitting at a 94...100 was the last thing on my mind.

        1. Peter Owen profile image61
          Peter Owenposted 11 years agoin reply to this

          thx tl - I really appreciate that comment.
          Now I need to tweak my hubs to make them better.
          can you recommend any good hubs?

          1. tlpoague profile image81
            tlpoagueposted 11 years agoin reply to this

            I will try to check out a few for you. It may take me a few days, I was just informed that a friend of mine's daughter was hit by a vehicle and life flighted out of here to a bigger city. As soon as I can I will.

      2. profile image0
        adeaugustusposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        Yeah i have came across that some times ago. it was great.

  4. tlpoague profile image81
    tlpoagueposted 11 years ago

    Thanks Cardisa,
    I really do not have a secret. Most of what I have been doing on HP is learning from other writers and how their style of writing effects their traffic and any violations that pop up. I try to write about things that I am passionate about. Most of my writing is creative writing more-so than a how-to hub. I do try to find things that are unique and interesting to the reader.
    Read Peter's hub! He has some terrific tips to add. Thanks again for commenting.

  5. kmackey32 profile image62
    kmackey32posted 11 years ago

    Good Job. I hope I get there one day. I cant seem to make it past 97 at the most....

  6. Cardisa profile image87
    Cardisaposted 11 years ago

    Thanks Tlpoague.

    I read Peter's hub a couple of times actually. It did help. I stopped following people just because they follow me. I figure if they really want to follow me then they wont unfollow because I don't follow them back. I haven't lost any one since and I now have 200+ followers.

    I answer ay least two questions per day and respond to a couple of forum topics. I don't do too much in the forums or questions section. I spend most of my time on HP working on my own hubs, reading other hubs and responding to comments. Those actions keep me steady at around 90-93. I realize if I don't sign in on a particular day I drop to 89.

    1. tlpoague profile image81
      tlpoagueposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I would say that you are on the road to success. I hit 100 in May following the same stragety. I tried to post at least 1 hub a week, answer at least 1-5 questions a day, 1-3 forums, and as many hubs as I had time for. My score usually stays a steady 94-96. I did stay at 99 for a week one time.
      When I began following people, I was selective who I followed. I didn't like the idea of following so many people I couldn't keep up with reading their hubs. Now I try to do the best I can in the amount of time I had. About once a month, I try to follow up on followers I haven't seen or heard in awhile.

    2. profile image0
      adeaugustusposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Typically the same time, is what i have been doing since i joined hubpages, but i come to realize that i cant just go beyond 85! it might show 85 in the morning and if i check again in the evening it will show 83, i have been swinging between 85 and 83

  7. liljen23 profile image77
    liljen23posted 11 years ago

    Good job and Congrats smile smile. The highest I have had is a 95. I haven't seen the BIG 100 yet. I would love to but I am good at where I am at now.. I know it would come soon..

  8. andromida profile image59
    andromidaposted 11 years ago

    Congrats!!! waiting for the perfect 100 for the last 2 years smile

  9. tlpoague profile image81
    tlpoagueposted 11 years ago

    Thanks everyone for your wonderful comments.

  10. Denise Handlon profile image85
    Denise Handlonposted 11 years ago

    Congratulations, tlpoague.  It's been many moons since I've seen 100.  smile

  11. Randy Godwin profile image59
    Randy Godwinposted 11 years ago

    Kudos to you for the 100, but I don't do the same things as you to get to the 100 score.  Actually, I have no idea how it's figured, but it is what it is.  smile

  12. tlpoague profile image81
    tlpoagueposted 11 years ago

    Thanks Randy and Denise,
    I, too, have no idea how it is figured. I have read many theories and possibilities, but still have no clue. Half the time I have no idea what I am doing, but enjoy the moment of writing. I need to get off my lazy bum and get to producing more. Thanks again for dropping by and commenting.

  13. profile image0
    adeaugustusposted 11 years ago

    Congratulations but it seems, that i what i am talking about, the computer does generate the score according to the time your spend on here, it doesn't matter what activities you are doing, i checked yours now and its now 98?

    1. Randy Godwin profile image59
      Randy Godwinposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I don't think the time spent here has a great bearing on the profile score.  Perhaps some, but not to a great extent IMHO. smile


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