What Does the Hub Score Mean?
The Hubscore is a number that hubpages assigns to each page based on a number of factors. The hubscore is meant as an indication of the page's quality and importance and resembles Google's page rank in some ways.
A hubscore is based on a number of factors, such as the originality of the content, rankings by other users, and length of the submission.
For example, the more original the writing, the higher the score. Simply copying and pasting stuff from the internet will result in a lower score. For example, if I had simply copied and pasted the explanation of what a hubscore is which can be found at in the Help section of this site I assume that hubpages would have given me a lower score. :)
I am new at hubpages and I am just experimenting with the site. So far my hubscores have come up in the mid range. Hopefully a ton of visitors will give me a positive rating and skyrocket me to the top of the scores (hint).
But seriously, the hubscoring system appears complicated. In fact there are many other factors to consider. For example, the score is affected by the number of posts you make. But posting lots of hub pages does not necessarily increase your score because, posting lots can be interpreted as spamming.
So the key is to post high quality articles that are spam free and informative.
Useful Links About Hub Scoures
- Why Hub Scores Go Up and Down
A hub article written by me that explains why your hubscore fluctuates.
- Ten Tips for Hub Newbies
This is a good article that explains how to write a good hub, which incidentally will result in a higher hub score.
- How Hubscore Works
This is a very good summary on how hubs are ranked and the factors that are taken into account.