On Jan 6 my traffic was very good for me from that day on it's dropped and earnings have dropped.
During the holidays I could understand less traffic but now I don't get it.
I really can't answer your question with a concrete explanation Moonlake, but I can say my traffic bounces around, even when its not a holiday. It'll run really good for a while and then it seems like my hubs fell off the face of the earth. Then it'll pick up again. It seems people are fickle. I don't know how much your traffice has fallen off or for how long but my 'slumps' usually last a week or two.
Traffic, like traffic on real roads, fluctuates. Different topics trend at different times. I always get a traffic drop on the weekends, whereas other writers report traffic drops during the week and higher traffic on the weekends. My traffic sags during the summer, when other people's doesn't.
When I see a traffic drop for several days -- long enough to be a trend -- on my own hubs, I check quantcast.com to see if it's sitewide or just me. Also I check places like searchengineland.com to learn if there's been a major Google update.
Sometimes I'll find that it's just me, and then it rebounds on its own. Other times it'll be a Google update impacting HP across the board, and then there's nothing to do but wait it out until the next major update.
FWIW, my traffic is coming back up from the usual holiday slump, and earnings look normal for me.
Have you published any hubs lately? My experience has been that my traffic goes up on the days that I publish new hubs and down on days when I don't publish anything. If I don't publish hubs for a few days or weeks, my traffic dwindles to almost nothing.
Traffic has been lower for about 6 days now. Earnings pretty close to half of what they were.
I published a hub on Jan 2nd. Now I have no time to do more.
I was wondering if Google had an update.
Just wait it out I guess. Thanks everyone.
Views on my Avon blog increased on December 27th., but I can't find any info connected to that date. Browsing the web, I gather there could have been an update on January 3rd., but I can't establish what kind and didn't notice a change.
by literatelibran 24 months ago
Sounds like there are lots of changes going on, and it seems that many Hubbers are discouraged. If you were starting from scratch on the site, would you still put in the effort to build your portfolio of hubs here, or would you write primarily for other sites?
by James Paterson 12 months ago
Am I losing money from my writing here on Hubpages?Although my hubs have been badly hit by another Panda or a Penguin update and the earnings from my Hubs are at their lowest in a few years, I cannot say in all honesty that I am losing any money what so ever.I may be earning less now than I have in...
by Skarlet 5 years ago
Are Earnings dropping significantly for everyone?About one week ago my earnings dropped and then went back up again. Today they are lower than ever. Is anyone else in the same boat?
by Dr. John Anderson 5 years ago
The Googlebot visits new hubs within 30-60 minutes while they are in 'Pending' mode and the NOINDEX tag is in place for 24 Hours. This means that the bot does not index the page, and does not return for days or weeks. New pages do not get indexed for days or weeks. This causes lost traffic and lost...
by Person of Interest 5 years ago
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Awf45u6zrP0 It's a 36 second video. So immediately click full-screen and be hover-ready to delete ads if appears.
by Janis Leslie Evans 2 years ago
Has anyone else seen a steep drop in traffic and earnings all of a sudden? This is so strange. Actually started Thursday.
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|