It is quite disappointing to note that both my traffic and earnings fall since one month. I understand a lot of hubbers face similar situation and they are too concerned and worried. The knowledgeable people are of the opinion that it is Panda effect. Whatever it may be, it is a slap on our confidence and energy. Now I get only one fourth of my usual traffic and earnings. I don't know how to tackle this issue. I had been here since March 2012 and never faced such a serious issue as of now. I find the drop is in my follower list too for it remains intact for months. What else I need to improve, I don't know. Hope things may change to a positive path soon. Dear hubbers, please share your views/tips.
HubPages got slapped by Google updates in the past, and sometimes these Panda effects can take a year to recover from.
sunilkunnoth2012, See this other forum thread about another possible reason for the sudden decline in the past two months.
relache, Welcome back. I'd like to know what you think about what's discussed in that thread.
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