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My Hubs Are Not Getting Traffic from Microsoft's BING Search Engine ?

  1. Kmadhav profile image61
    Kmadhavposted 6 years ago

    Dear Hubbers My Hubs Are Not Getting Traffic from Microsoft's BING Search Engine ? What are the reasons for this low traffic from BING and How I can increase this.

  2. sunforged profile image69
    sunforgedposted 6 years ago

    age quickly

    1. sunforged profile image69
      sunforgedposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      you might have thought i was joking...BING gives older domains higher ranking and seems to value age strongly (or at least at a much higher proportion than the others)..so your under a year old hubs dont stand much of a chance of seeing great rankings

      personally I hope BING tanks and never gets popular...

  3. elayne001 profile image47
    elayne001posted 6 years ago

    Huh? I don't know about BING - can someone fill me in? Are we supposed to get traffic from there and how?

  4. Hannah L Scott profile image73
    Hannah L Scottposted 6 years ago

    I've never heard of Microsoft's BING... Now I am curious.

    1. Kmadhav profile image61
      Kmadhavposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Microsoft's BING is one of the top search engines. Google and Yahoo are the main competitors.

      1. lrohner profile image84
        lrohnerposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I am sure what you really meant by this is that Google is by far and away the top search engine, with Yahoo in a distant second and Bing trying its best to catch up to Yahoo. smile

      2. relache profile image87
        relacheposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Bing is a NEW search engine from Microsoft.  Literally it used to be MSN Search and one day that switched off and Bing switched on.  It's not necessarily a top search engine yet.  But it's the default that MS users were just given over the summer.

        It tends to like older Hubs better than new ones, most likely because they were in the old index that the new engine was built on.

        1. prettydarkhorse profile image63
          prettydarkhorseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          same as what sunforged explain, thanks... now I also understand

  5. Dena Bez profile image60
    Dena Bezposted 6 years ago

    Bing is a search engine, like Yahoo, Google, etc.  I haven't got much traffic from there yet either, then again, I have written much as of yet.

  6. Len Cannon profile image89
    Len Cannonposted 6 years ago

    I don't think many people are getting traffic from bing because bing is not very popular.  The only time I ever use it is on my mobile phone since it compresses better.

  7. CMHypno profile image89
    CMHypnoposted 6 years ago

    I actually had a check of my hubs on Bing the other day and a lot of them aren't indexed yet - I think that it is a waiting game

  8. Morgue profile image87
    Morgueposted 6 years ago

    Bing isn't really top, It's horribly slow to index or it indexes them on a weird ... scale.

    In example, I have an article for the VaporGenie When I search for it on Bing. I find my submitted  post to digg (9,1st page with that search term) before I even come close to finding the hub. (Buried in the abyss)

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    Siew Chengposted 6 years ago

    Since google is the top player in the search engines game, I prefer to see Google indexing all my hubs than worry about Bing.  As long as the readers come, I dont really care where they come from.

  10. kephrira profile image60
    kephriraposted 6 years ago

    the age thing is interesting to know. I have been getting very little Bing traffic to my websites too, but the ones I was looking at are less than a year old so thats probably why.

  11. AEvans profile image73
    AEvansposted 6 years ago

    Keep writing and it will come, I have traffic from Bing just be patient. smile

  12. Marisa Wright profile image92
    Marisa Wrightposted 6 years ago

    Bing is the default search engine on my work PC and it's weird.

    I tried searching for my belly dance site and all it found was the "contact us" page.  Just out of curiosity, I tried searching for a long-established furniture company website and got told it didn't exist (I then check the website and yes, it does exist).  I don't trust Bing at all.