I recently published another hub but was not quite finished yesterday and shouldn't have been viewed by anyone till it was 100% done. It is now done but I'm wondering why it was allowed to be viewed before I was finished publishing it??
How do you know it was viewed? Because the stats say so?
Stats count your views, too...
Yes it said I had 7 views before I had even finished it? But yet when I was editing it it said I was the only one that was supposed to be able to view it until it was actually published??Didn't quite understand??
How many times did you visit the hub yourself, and how many times did you hit the "done editing" button and thus open the hub itself instead of the edit screen? Seven times, maybe?
Your own views are counted, too.
Oh I didn't know that....thank you for that. It's been a while since I have written a a hub.
I have to share I had up to above thirty views of a hub in a 24 hour period. it was a Free eBook. Who viewed not sure or if multiple views of the same entity. So, I concur with the original question by moneyfairy this seems to occur. As a matter of fact that I believe is why they place a "?" mark as the beginning hub score today.
I use to let a hub idle in unpublished banking on views and the score going higher before publishing. That offered a faster index passed the featured declaration. That strategy is now null and void with the "?" mark as the hub score until after published. Yet, featured status occurs with a higher rate of rapidity noticed with the last half dozen hubs or less.
I believe in good faith I could say I would get on average 3 - 6 views upon finishing a hub and checking back 24 hours later. Those were not my views. My presumption was due to the turk and just accepted it as that. Yet, I have no conclusive evidence why those times showed those results. I do share it was mostly seen with an interim period when I published Free eBooks and the length of a hub was averaging 4.000 to 4.500 words. So, maybe a head start on stuff? I dun'no . . .
I have never sought to contrast and compare with Google as yet, since I really have not a need of concern. It is only a good thing in my view. And, I question personal views showing up on stats too. I thought they do not show those because of earning computations and stuff. Not sure yet an impression is an impression if not regulated. If my memory serves me right I discovered the data at the "My Traffic Sources" will verify that, yet not sure, if someone wanted to research it. It has been a long time since researching that and memory recall does fade for me.
However, I may be incorrect with personal views and will stand corrected cordially. I simply do not remember. The main jest is it is not an indication of ill will or some such from my experience. it has always been a positive experience for me in the past when views seemed to appear on my stats page of an unpublished hub and/or never published hub.
by Faith Reaper 6 years ago
How can a hub I have not published have a higher score than ones I have published?I just noticed this, and thought it was kind of funny, so does it have to do with the amount of words used, as there are a lot in this unpublished hub, and I may have to break it down into more than one hub. ...
by Sally Gulbrandsen 4 years ago
I know that our own views are counted on the stats page but I have not opened this hub to edit it today and yet I can see that I have had four visits!
by mythbuster 8 years ago
I have a hub I've been working on but have never published. I logged in to work on the hub and found it already has what is probably a script/site-generated warning about content on it.Should I submit to someone on staff at hubpages for review first if I wish to publish or what? I have no idea WHY...
by American Tiger 8 years ago
I really don't mind, terribly. They seem to vote them up, even before I've finished with them.The last Hub I published I was a few days working on, and it had over 20 views and a HubScore of like, 70, before I posted it.Is there a Super Secret Insiders Club you pay to get into ~so you can read...
by Cynthia 6 years ago
How do I have four views on an unpublished hub?I am working (slowly) on a new hub and it is unpublished as of yet. How is it that it shows on my account that it has four views?
by Stephanie Hicks 10 years ago
Hi all - its been a while since I've been on the forums. I'd love to see a new feature that would allow us to schedule a hub to be published. When editing a hub, the score tends to drop a bit, and I would love to be able to press publish, but allow it to continue...
Copyright © 2019 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
HubPages Inc, a part of Maven Inc.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|