I have noticed my views going down again. They were starting back up now they are heading down.
Another Google update's coming. My views always seem to climb before these updates, then fall drastically. Here's something I just came across on this:
There might be trouble for me ahead then. My views have almost doubled and I wondered why. Maybe they have climbed just so they can plummet again. Darn. I hate playing this Google game.
I just read the link and it said September 4th. That update is long past, so we might not have to worry.
No, the forum discussion took place on Sept. 4th. As you read it, you'll see that Google confirmed a "soft Panda update" for Sept 24th.
Since the last update, I've taken a terrible hit. I lost about 60 % then regained back about 30% but many of my articles are steadily dropping. My cpms have gone up however, but my income is still down about 40% per day from what it was prior to the first update. I don't think all of the big changes here at HP have helped any of us.
That was August 24th. September 24th isn't here yet.
The data now seems to be refreshing during the last two weeks of each month, over a ten-day period.
Why does Google always decide to do this right before the holiday season, when most of us see better traffic and better earnings? I was making decent money about two years ago, and now...it's trickling in. At the holidays, I was bringing in enough money to set aside for paying off my credit cards from my Christmas shopping. Now, I don't have enough to pay my water bill (my smallest bill).
Google continually assesses your content every time it crawls your Hubs. And remember that the competition for keywords increases all of the time. Sometimes it helps to do fresh keyword research and see the present traffic for the words and phrases you are targeting. What worked last year may not be what is working now. Also, check your rankings and look at the content of the webpages which are outranking your Hubs.
My traffic is still dropping. I have checked rankings and I have redone some of my titles and some of my hubs. I don't know what else to do.
So traffic and earnings were low on Friday, but today my traffic has doubled beyond the new new normal. Is anyone else experiencing a big increase today? I wish it would last, sigh...
The past couple of days have been much higher than usual for me also, but I don't get too attached because it fluctuates so wildly here
Mine went down briefly, but have surprisingly stayed up - certainly not what I thought was coming!
by lbsf1 6 years ago
Hi guysBefore the google update I was on around 140 views per day, now down to 40 and its not rising back again. I have always tried to write high quality articles (if anything my highest quality article is the one that has been hit the hardest). I started writing in February and my traffic rose...
by Sondra Rochelle 6 years ago
I had heard there was a big update coming around April 15, and now I have noticed a good sized drop in views. Anybody else having this issue? If so, we may be in the middle of another animal update!
by Kenneth C Agudo 7 years ago
Last summer vacation, my traffic was pretty high it reacher 250-400 plus per day now, I only got 150-250 views per day. I was wondering because it searches must increase since it is school opening in Philippines now. I wonder why, hmm. My earnings every day is starting to decrease too.Is hubpages...
by Stacie L 9 years ago
Did Google have another "adjustment" today? I was down a few weeks ago and then went way up only to plummet today....This is tiresome.
by Ben Guinter 9 years ago
I was loving that my traffic was doubled for a while... it was hitting levels I had never seen before on HubPages.But today I just noticed it's down at least 1,000 views, and I check pretty much every day.I'm not sure what could have caused this but the only thing I've done different is I've been...
by James Bowden 9 years ago
Possibly I overlooked the answer to this question in the forums, but I have noticed over the past three weeks at least, a significant drop of at least half of my traffic views during this period. And of course a significant drop in my earnings. Are other writers in the community...
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