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Stats Page Depression

  1. lbrummer profile image93
    lbrummerposted 18 months ago

    Today I have S(tats)P(age)D(epression) in a big way.  Thirty-seven down arrows. Three up arrows.   I’m trying to figure out how to handle this low blow to my ego.  Why, oh why, couldn’t the stats get stuck on the up numbers instead of the down ones.   Google analytics tells me that my daily numbers are pretty even, so I really shouldn’t have anything to worry about……but, those dang HP’s numbers have done their damage for today.
    I had to get that off my chest.

    1. Writer Fox profile image81
      Writer Foxposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      The Stats are broken again.  The 24 Hour Views were updated, but they are wrong because the Total Views Ever is the same number as yesterday.  Hence, blue arrows.  It would be so much better if the Stats weren't changed until the figures were accurate.  What is happening is bad PR between the staff and the writing community.

      1. Sue Adams profile image92
        Sue Adamsposted 18 months ago in reply to this

        This exact same thing is happening again today, Monday 15th June. My G.A.stats show 4 x more than what is reported on HP stats. If they can't get it right, why have stats at all?

      2. The Examiner-1 profile image83
        The Examiner-1posted 18 months ago in reply to this

        WF,
        Mine are not the same as yesterday, except for the money. They only update M-W.

      3. CatherineGiordano profile image92
        CatherineGiordanoposted 18 months ago in reply to this

        Now I have the blue arrows all over my account page too.

    2. peachpurple profile image79
      peachpurpleposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      are you referiing the arrows in the account, where we can see beside our hub titles? Yeah I see that everyday. I am more worried of the broken links instead

    3. CatherineGiordano profile image92
      CatherineGiordanoposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      Views Up: I want to keep the momentum going. I think I will write a new hub.

      Views down: I am losing momentum. I think I will write a new hub.

      No stats/Wrong stats: I'm frustrated and angry. I think I will work in my garden today.

      1. kbdressman profile image91
        kbdressmanposted 18 months ago in reply to this

        EXACTLY, Catherine!  I feel the same way!

    4. Lady Lorelei profile image78
      Lady Loreleiposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      Gosh but an update from somebody at the top would be nice. sad

    5. Matthew Meyer profile image77
      Matthew Meyerposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      I made a new forum thread with related updates.
      You can find it here.
      http://hubpages.com/forum/post/2742823

  2. paradigm search profile image79
    paradigm searchposted 18 months ago

    Me, too. I'd suggest a commiseration party, but Nebraska is too darned far.

  3. EdTecher profile image81
    EdTecherposted 18 months ago

    I didn't see any notices about inaccurate stats, but now I feel a little better.  I did some recent updates to a few hubs and thought I'd somehow driven down views on all of them.

  4. colorfulone profile image88
    colorfuloneposted 18 months ago

    The stats are much more pleasant to look at when it gets stuck with a few red arrows pointing UP. It would be a fright if the green arrows were red because red is a color used for danger warnings (like Valentines wink .
    http://usercontent2.hubimg.com/12464895.png

  5. janshares profile image88
    jansharesposted 18 months ago

    I feel your pain, lbrummer. The excitement of checking stats, participating in the forums, creating new content, etc., is wearing off. It's sad because I love HP but I don't like what's happening at this time. SPD, good diagnosis. By the way, just check my stats on GA and they are low, too. sad

  6. ChristinS profile image93
    ChristinSposted 18 months ago

    Also remember guys and gals, it's summertime! I don't know about you; but I sure like to be outside when I can over working and internet surfing - just sayin! A lot of us without seasonal summer hubs see our traffic drop off a lot during this time of year and it will pick back up again (for me anyway) late August usually.  Don't worry, be happy.  Now you have that song stuck in your head and can't be depressed anymore.  It's just a stats page - it sucks, but don't let it ruin your writing fun friends.  Forums and questions are slow and boring when people get depressed and stop talking.

    1. janshares profile image88
      jansharesposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      smile

    2. Judy Filarecki profile image93
      Judy Filareckiposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      Christin S, you obviously didn't look at your  stat for today like I did and see every Hub has a "0" next to . That is not summer slow down.. That is a mess up.

  7. Marie Flint profile image88
    Marie Flintposted 18 months ago

    I'll say it plainly:

    Do not take stats seriously.
    Do not take stats seriously.
    Do not take stats seriously.

    Now take a deep breath and write a new hub about something you feel really passionate about or just to have fun.

    Blessings!

    1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
      The Examiner-1posted 18 months ago in reply to this

      Here, here! Even when it says "No broken links" I check my Hubs myself.

  8. Paul Kuehn profile image90
    Paul Kuehnposted 18 months ago

    I feel most pressed when I see that my current views are below 100.  This has happened for the past month and I always notice it on Monday morning Thailand time when I log onto HP.

  9. Chriswillman90 profile image90
    Chriswillman90posted 18 months ago

    It would be nice if the earnings updated already.

    1. janshares profile image88
      jansharesposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      Kinda wish they hadn't. sad Seeing earnings I've never seen in my earnings report. Eye-yi-yi.

  10. janshares profile image88
    jansharesposted 18 months ago

    SPD Update: Don't fret, stats updated (3 hours ago) but down by about 45% compared to GA. Blue arrows all over the place but this too shall pass.

    1. Phyllis Doyle profile image95
      Phyllis Doyleposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      The way I look at Blue Arrows is this: the blue arrow means that the hub had been doing great, had a lot of views/traffic and recently had a red arrow because of that traffic - when that surge ended, of course the blue arrow will appear.  It is all my top performing hubs that get the blue arrows.  What goes up, must come down at some point.

      1. janshares profile image88
        jansharesposted 18 months ago in reply to this

        Exactly, Phyllis. I can always tell it's a stat issue when blue arrows appear simultaneously on best performing hubs. I will not fret.

      2. lbrummer profile image93
        lbrummerposted 18 months ago in reply to this

        Thanks, Phyllis, for giving me this way to look at the stats because right now the stats show that I have 97 down arrows and no up arrows.  That's on 243 hubs.......almost half.  I keep coming back to read your explanation when my stomach starts churning. GA shows I had the best day yesterday, for the last week.  But, boy, I wish they would get the stats on HP fixed.

        1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
          The Examiner-1posted 18 months ago in reply to this

          Just think of red arrows as large waves on the sea. When they are good waves they have many surfers (viewers) on them (red arrow). Blue arrows are smaller waves with fewer surfers.

  11. incomeguru profile image85
    incomeguruposted 18 months ago

    My hub statistics is down about 50%. Who's to be blame for this woe, Myself or Hubpages? sad

    1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
      The Examiner-1posted 18 months ago in reply to this

      The traffic surge, or flow, reading your Hubs.

  12. Paul Kuehn profile image90
    Paul Kuehnposted 18 months ago

    My stats are also down 50 percent.  What's new for a Monday?

  13. chef-de-jour profile image91
    chef-de-jourposted 18 months ago

    Yes, I agree that the stats of late are a bit erratic to say the least! Today I have the lowest number of views ever, not a pleasant stat to wake up to. As a more experienced hubber I'm perhaps more tolerant of these glitches. I know they're 'false' and that in the long run figures will even out and become true. What worries me is that promising newcomers who write good stuff may be completely put off by these annoying inefficiencies and not hang around so long - they'll be off to some other site or creating their own - undermining HP at a time when we least need it.
    If I were on the staff I'd be wary of this potential loss of writers and try and figure out just why these stats are misfiring so often. Isn't the devil in the details and these details are important.

    1. janshares profile image88
      jansharesposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      +1

  14. firstcookbooklady profile image81
    firstcookbookladyposted 18 months ago

    it's not a big deal.... you're okay (((hug))... I have a few that have up and down arrows a lot. I ignore them... But if you do have up and down arrows, feel good about it..That means that you had a lot of traffic, at one point, and just wait.. they'll be back With more of their friends. Like ants to a picnic. One minute they're swarming and the next minute it's quiet... like the calm before the storm.

    1. Doc Snow profile image95
      Doc Snowposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      As of now, exactly 0 (zero) views.  Never happened before, and I've been here more than 5 years.

      Big time failure.

  15. Jasmeetk profile image76
    Jasmeetkposted 18 months ago

    I hope the issue will be fixed soon. I am also suffering from the same issue.. My stats shows less than 10% of normal traffic to my hubs.... sad

  16. EdTecher profile image81
    EdTecherposted 18 months ago

    I don't have time to pay much attention to the stats during the school year, but I have seen them fluctuate pretty significantly in the past few weeks.  And it looks like they're significantly off again today.  Is this a routine problem?  Does in impact hubscores or hubber scores as well?

  17. KarenHC profile image87
    KarenHCposted 18 months ago

    I am at zero page views for the day for my whole account.   Zip, zero, zilch.

    Google Analytics shows quite a drop too.

  18. janshares profile image88
    jansharesposted 18 months ago

    Okay. This is becoming really weird. According to GA, I had a decent Sunday. According to the stat glitch, views are down by a whopping 97-98%. Really?

    1. chef-de-jour profile image91
      chef-de-jourposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      Same here janshares. I've not seen crashes like this before. I'm obviously hoping it is a mistake, or a joke, neither of which are good for the nerves!

      1. stricktlydating profile image85
        stricktlydatingposted 18 months ago in reply to this

        I'm in the same boat here, there is a problem with my HP views and Adsense stats today, have checked my page ranks on my best performing Hubs and they haven't changed so something must be seriously wrong with my stats to have such a massive drop like this.

  19. The Examiner-1 profile image83
    The Examiner-1posted 18 months ago

    What is the difference whether you have blue arrows, red arrows or no arrows? You still have readers and a Hub and you are alive.

    1. janshares profile image88
      jansharesposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      Not afraid of death, Kevin. I'm grateful for a lot. I just find this whole thing curious and annoying. It's getting old. I know the complaining becomes annoying, too. But we just want to understand since we're working hard to create and upkeep decent hubs for HP. I would be cool with waiting for a fix if we received the decency of dialogue from the powers that be about what to expect. That's all.

      1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
        The Examiner-1posted 18 months ago in reply to this

        I was recently on PayPal to check my balance. I did not find anything on there. So who says anything is correct or wrong.

        1. janshares profile image88
          jansharesposted 18 months ago in reply to this

          I don't know but things are definitely off. Some hubbers are wondering if it is indeed affecting earnings. My understanding is that earnings are separate. I guess the only real way to know is if hubbers who get monthly payouts are not seeing them. I don't get monthly payout so I wouldn't see a difference in that way.

      2. CatherineGiordano profile image92
        CatherineGiordanoposted 18 months ago in reply to this

        janshares: Common courtesy from HP would be nice.

    2. stricktlydating profile image85
      stricktlydatingposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      I'm worried about what the issue might be, and my income, not about the arrows. Because for the past 4 years my daily views have been in the 10's of thousands and today are currently showing a figure under 100.  It's obviously not a fluctuation, the stats have stopped at some point all together or are broken.

      1. WiccanSage profile image96
        WiccanSageposted 18 months ago in reply to this

        Whew, I had a heart attack when I just logged on to find my visitors for today at '21'. Glad to know I'm not the only one, and that it's probably a glitch.

      2. Writer Fox profile image81
        Writer Foxposted 18 months ago in reply to this

        I guess you should send an email because they forgot to give you the 10-million-view accolade.
        hmm

  20. The Examiner-1 profile image83
    The Examiner-1posted 18 months ago

    It is summer time and many people are going on vacation. There will not be as many reading the Hubs as before. Even though they take their mobiles, IP's and laptops with them they still will not be using them as much.

    1. Judy Filarecki profile image93
      Judy Filareckiposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      Examiner-1,  "0" views on all my hubs is not from people being on vacation. Maybe HP will give us an answer soon. Something is wrong. The whole world can't be on vacation.

      1. paradigm search profile image79
        paradigm searchposted 18 months ago in reply to this

        Actually, they are all at my place; giving out free cookies I was. Things will return to normal as soon as they get back home.

        1. Judy Filarecki profile image93
          Judy Filareckiposted 18 months ago in reply to this

          Hope so.

      2. The Examiner-1 profile image83
        The Examiner-1posted 18 months ago in reply to this

        If they are traveling or going through luggage (examples) they cannot use their cells/computers/etc. There may be many reasons other than fault of HP.
        Presently I believe that some search engines/browsers are having problems.

        1. SheilaMilne profile image89
          SheilaMilneposted 18 months ago in reply to this

          Google Analytics says my views are normal, only HubPages stats are showing 0.  It has nothing to do with being on vacation, or browser problems.

          1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
            The Examiner-1posted 18 months ago in reply to this

            So they are a little backed up at the moment. Give them time to get things straightened out. They are removing old files, adding new ones and changing some.

            1. CatherineGiordano profile image92
              CatherineGiordanoposted 18 months ago in reply to this

              How do you know what the HP staff is doing? And why can't they say that and give an estimated time for things to return to normal? And why does it happen every single week?

              1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
                The Examiner-1posted 18 months ago in reply to this

                They have told us in blog, newsletters, on HubPages...

          2. ChristinS profile image93
            ChristinSposted 18 months ago in reply to this

            +1 mine are at 0 too and I've never actually been at 0.

  21. Krysanthe profile image92
    Krysantheposted 18 months ago

    Well I have zero page views today...yes that's ZERO.  Never happened in all my years on HubPages, so I'd say something is amiss.

    1. FatFreddysCat profile image92
      FatFreddysCatposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      Same here. Someone in the HP control room must've said "Hey, what does this button do?" and hit the self destruct by mistake....

    2. colorfulone profile image88
      colorfuloneposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      ZERO!

  22. WiccanSage profile image96
    WiccanSageposted 18 months ago

    My stats say '0'. LOL.

    1. TedWritesStuff profile image86
      TedWritesStuffposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      snap me too.. mine say ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooh

  23. paradigm search profile image79
    paradigm searchposted 18 months ago

    For quite awhile now my first stop of the morning is now GA, not the stats page anymore. My second stop of the day is the forums to see how the stats page riots are doing. lol

    Meanwhile, got a 1-day traffic spike on one of my hubs yesterday; best traffic day I've had in over a month. Can't wait for the earnings to update.

    1. CatherineGiordano profile image92
      CatherineGiordanoposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      paradigm: You could have a long wait.

    2. Chriswillman90 profile image90
      Chriswillman90posted 18 months ago

      I'm glad it's not just me that has a big fat zero for views.

    3. Sue Adams profile image92
      Sue Adamsposted 18 months ago

      Daily views ZERO on all hubs!

      Blue arrows on all hubs.

      The Stats have turned into a joke.

      Hahahaha....

    4. rajan jolly profile image90
      rajan jollyposted 18 months ago

      Zero

    5. paradigm search profile image79
      paradigm searchposted 18 months ago

      Our lives have ended as we know it...

      1. lbrummer profile image93
        lbrummerposted 18 months ago in reply to this

        Maybe, just maybe, we're all getting 0's because the "powers that be" are fixing the problem.
        Okay, so I'm dreaming.......but, it'd be nice if that were the reason..

        1. paradigm search profile image79
          paradigm searchposted 18 months ago in reply to this

          At least earnings have updated. Happy Camper here.

          1. Judy Filarecki profile image93
            Judy Filareckiposted 18 months ago in reply to this

            You must not ave noticed the "*" next to the last 4 entries saying they are still unaudited.

            1. paradigm search profile image79
              paradigm searchposted 18 months ago in reply to this

              Optimism, my dear, optimism. big_smile

              1. Judy Filarecki profile image93
                Judy Filareckiposted 18 months ago in reply to this

                I'm optimistic that they will go up. LOL

    6. Chriswillman90 profile image90
      Chriswillman90posted 18 months ago

      At least the earnings reflect GA well and their real time stats seem to be running normally, but I know hubbers will still freak out from all those terrible hub stats.

    7. Huntgoddess profile image84
      Huntgoddessposted 18 months ago

      Agree. Thanks.

    8. colorfulone profile image88
      colorfuloneposted 18 months ago

      Traffic stats are showing! smile

      1. Kylyssa profile image93
        Kylyssaposted 18 months ago in reply to this

        My stats have updated but they're only about 50% of normal. Are yours pretty normal or are they still off a bit?

        1. colorfulone profile image88
          colorfuloneposted 18 months ago in reply to this

          My stats look pretty much normal.

          1. WiccanSage profile image96
            WiccanSageposted 18 months ago in reply to this

            My stats updated and are higher than normal but it's on par with what Google is showing (looks like one of my hubs is being passed around on Facebook a bit, I'm getting a lot of FB traffic toward one hub).

    9. FatFreddysCat profile image92
      FatFreddysCatposted 18 months ago

      Mine have gone from zero to... Considerably more than zero! I'm pleasantly surprised.

    10. Sherry Hewins profile image94
      Sherry Hewinsposted 18 months ago

      The longer I am on HP, the thicker my skin gets as far as the stats are concerned. Accurate or not, if your stats depress you, you're in the wrong game.

    11. incomeguru profile image85
      incomeguruposted 18 months ago

      Congratulations! Hub statistics now back to normal. big_smile big_smile big_smile big_smile big_smile

     
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