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When do you get the most traffic?

  1. Rachael Tate profile image83
    Rachael Tateposted 2 years ago

    I read that the big traffic days on Hubpages tend to be Sunday and Monday but looking at my Analytics report I get a spike every Thursday.  When does everyone else here tend to see the most traffic?

    1. Marisa Wright profile image91
      Marisa Wrightposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Why does it matter?   I don't believe in wasting time on stats like that, they don't help me get more readers.

      1. rebekahELLE profile image91
        rebekahELLEposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        It matters if you want to target a certain group of readers. It can help you gain new readers also if you use social media during prime times.

    2. Stove And Home profile image92
      Stove And Homeposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Great question. Across my HubPages accounts, I see spikes in terms of hours. My traffic is highest on the weekdays between 2 and 5 p.m. and then 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    3. peachpurple profile image79
      peachpurpleposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      my traffic picks up when there is a season or festival, like halloween, valentines day

  2. rebekahELLE profile image91
    rebekahELLEposted 2 years ago

    I don't think that's true. (I saw someone post that recently.) From what I've seen through the years, traffic is best Tues-Thurs.  Wed. is usually peak day, sometimes Thurs.  For me, it's midweek.  Fri. generally starts the weekend decrease.

  3. aminebombom profile image81
    aminebombomposted 2 years ago

    i agree with @rebekahELLE on Fridays till Saturdays people go out, taking a break from work so we tend to get less traffic on those days.

  4. Jayne Lancer profile image91
    Jayne Lancerposted 2 years ago

    I think it might depend on what you write about. I get the most traffic on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The majority of my hubs are about cosmetics, so I think my peak-time readers could be looking for make-up ideas etc. for family occasions like weddings and generally going out at the weekend.

    1. aminebombom profile image81
      aminebombomposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      @Jayne Lancer made it clear she writes about cosmetics that makes my point even more convincing, because girls when they like to get out they want to look at their best.
      About all others subjects that doesnt help about going out, they tend to get less visitors, i bet if there is a hub about football scores will get good traffic those days, because a guy need to know the scores so that he show off to his friends, " i know how much Lakers score over Eagles" eg.
      who agrees?

  5. David Stone1 profile image69
    David Stone1posted 2 years ago

    Sunday, after a dip on Friday and Saturday.

  6. relache profile image87
    relacheposted 2 years ago

    Over the last eight years here, my Hubs peak days have shifted around.

    It's important to pay attention to when your audience is online.

  7. janshares profile image87
    jansharesposted 2 years ago

    Jayne Lancer and relache make good points. Sundays and Mondays are my best days.

  8. AaronBurton profile image60
    AaronBurtonposted 2 years ago

    Traffic seems to roll in at 12pm for me, but I still haven't grasped when hubpages updates their stats.