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Hubpages Mystery

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Micallef, Aug 15, 2009.

  1. Micallef

    Micallef Supreme Member

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    I use hubpages or most of my linkwheels. The content I use is human readable, but clearly spun. Sentences make sense on their own, but taken together they make little sense and can be generally considered low quality. That said, they never get taken down.

    Anyway, what's been happening quite a lot lately is that when I upload my spun crap to a hub, I get fan-mail. On the last one I made, I got 5 fan mail messages saying "great hub, thanks!" and "Rockin' hub!".

    Why would people do this? My hubs are awful!
     
  2. Charas

    Charas Registered Member

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    people hope you become their fans in return, look at and comment their hubs, more fans, more comments = higher hubscore, if the hubscore is over a certain level (75 I think) then their links become follow instead of nofollow etc.
     
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  3. BalingDazzer

    BalingDazzer Regular Member

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    Probably just other marketers trying to increase their HubPages author score. (If you've got a score of above 75 then links inside your hubs are ********.)

    I don't really know how fan mail or commenting on other hubs is related to improving your author score, but many people seem to believe it.

    Edit: Hehe, Charas beat me to it. :)
     
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  4. Micallef

    Micallef Supreme Member

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    Thanks guys, i'll start returning the love to my fellow hub spammers :)