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WOW Huge Traffic Spike for HP Traffic - Xmass tree?

  1. janderson99 profile image84
    janderson99posted 3 years ago

    Have you seen this traffic spike - Cause ??? Looks like Mobile generated, maybe HP posted huge pile of mobile pages on the site???


    http://www.wotheheck.com/spike99.jpg

    1. Millionaire Tips profile image89
      Millionaire Tipsposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Wow that is huge ! Wasn't any of my hubs though. sad

    2. Writer Fox profile image77
      Writer Foxposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      That may not be a spike of genuine traffic and bots have hit HubPages before.  If traffic doesn't sustain an upward trend for the week, it was probably a bot. We'll wait and see.

      1. Will Apse profile image90
        Will Apseposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        I too will sound grave and important. Yes! We must wait and see what transpires in the short and medium term.

        In the meantime, why not answer a question that can be cleared up immediately?

        Which of Mark Ewbie's hubs do you consider to be of poor quality?

        http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/118870? … ost2514744

    3. pauldeeds profile image
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      pauldeedsposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Most of that spike is from a couple of hubs that became very popular on Facebook on Friday.  There is still some residual effect today, but it's starting to wane.

      1. Writer Fox profile image77
        Writer Foxposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks for the explanation.  Congratulations to the Hubbers who got some great traffic!

        1. Will Apse profile image90
          Will Apseposted 3 years agoin reply to this

          Lol. I bet you get in photos with celebrities too.

          But what about this: <link snipped>

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            Beth37posted 3 years agoin reply to this

            lol

      2. wilderness profile image94
        wildernessposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        "Great" traffic?  When just a couple of hubs are seeing 750,000 visits per day, "great" is far too weak a word. smile

        1. Will Apse profile image90
          Will Apseposted 3 years agoin reply to this

          Yes. Rather envious. If they have HP ads that should mean

          750 times 5 or 6 dollars roughly

          Which equals  around 4000 dollars!

          1. Writer Fox profile image77
            Writer Foxposted 3 years agoin reply to this

            That's visits, not impressions.  Do you understand the difference?

            1. Will Apse profile image90
              Will Apseposted 3 years agoin reply to this

              I know what my page visits translate into. I know that quantcast reports pageviews (among other things) but not impressions so what are you talking about?

          2. Millionaire Tips profile image89
            Millionaire Tipsposted 3 years agoin reply to this

            It's the equivalent of the lottery - the odds are low, but the payouts are huge.

          3. IzzyM profile image87
            IzzyMposted 3 years agoin reply to this

            It's social traffic and in my experience, the CPM is a lot lower than search engine traffic brings. Even so, it must be a tidy sum - I suppose that's why the earnings stats are delayed. Wonder who it is that got those marvellous traffic spikes?

            1. Writer Fox profile image77
              Writer Foxposted 3 years agoin reply to this

              I bet it was you and you are just being shy.

              1. IzzyM profile image87
                IzzyMposted 3 years agoin reply to this

                No, I've got a hub doing well on Facebook just now, but not that well!

              2. Will Apse profile image90
                Will Apseposted 3 years agoin reply to this

                We need to have a little chat about your Aunt Mollie sometime. There seems to be an impression that WF and Aunt Mollie are the same person.

                Shall I open a new thread?

                1. Writer Fox profile image77
                  Writer Foxposted 3 years agoin reply to this

                  I think you should quit stalking my relatives and open a new hobby.

                  1. Will Apse profile image90
                    Will Apseposted 3 years agoin reply to this

                    Tell me why you think page visits are impressions first.

                    Then I will open a new thread about honesty online. I would love to be convinced that you really have an Aunt Molly. I could trust you again then.

            2. Will Apse profile image90
              Will Apseposted 3 years agoin reply to this

              This may be true, I don't get much social traffic and I don't know how HP ads are set up in that respect.

              I thought it was the same though. Pay per view mostly and some income from actual clicks.

              1. wilderness profile image94
                wildernessposted 3 years agoin reply to this

                While it would be possible to pick ads based on the source of the visit, it doesn't seem particularly profitable to do so for the advertiser.  They cannot really tell just why a visit is occurring - whether out of interest in a topic or interest in a product (review maybe).

                On the other hand, most FB links seem to be to hubs of an opinion type, or perhaps recipes or such.  Those will not pay nearly as well as others that give an advertiser an good opportunity to sell something.  In that manner, visitors from FB might be considered to pay less, although the reason is not that they came from FB.

      3. rebekahELLE profile image89
        rebekahELLEposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        That's amazing!  I see the HP US ranking rose from 74 last week to 65.

  2. electronician profile image85
    electronicianposted 3 years ago

    Wow, that's brilliant. You're right, the newly optimized mobiles design is probably something to do with it, plus all those seasonal hubs people have written to cash in on the annual festival of shopping that is Christmas.

  3. rebekahELLE profile image89
    rebekahELLEposted 3 years ago

    If you switch it to global pageviews, it's 2,621,776 with 1,474,368 mobile web views for Dec. 13.  WTG HP!

  4. Hamshi profile image79
    Hamshiposted 3 years ago

    Beautiful stats!

  5. IzzyM profile image87
    IzzyMposted 3 years ago

    I think I may have found one of the hubs that went viral.
    http://brownie83.hubpages.com/hub/10-Th … ou-to-Know
    I've had a sudden spike of 30 hits to a hub that never saw traffic from day one, all from this hub where it is linked. With 256k Facebook likes, it is a definite possibility!

    1. Writer Fox profile image77
      Writer Foxposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I think you're on to something.  That Hub had a large number of comments from non-Hubbers when the traffic spike was noticed. 

      P.S. It's a great Hub, by the way.

    2. lobobrandon profile image84
      lobobrandonposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Yup, look at the recent comments. They're just flowing in.
      EDIT: Writerfox already pointed this out smile

      1. Writer Fox profile image77
        Writer Foxposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        There should be a Hubbie award for the Hubber who got that traffic from Facebook.  Paul said there was more than one Hub that got high traffic from Facebook on Friday.  Maybe the same Hubber?

  6. rebekahELLE profile image89
    rebekahELLEposted 3 years ago

    I hope for their sake they don't post their viral hubs in the forums.

    1. IzzyM profile image87
      IzzyMposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Hub going viral on Facebook is not one for the copiers and thieves who want articles for search traffic.

  7. Writer Fox profile image77
    Writer Foxposted 3 years ago

    That traffic is on a roll; it increased traffic to HP another 1% yesterday:
    https://www.quantcast.com/hubpages.com?country=GLOBAL

    1. Will Apse profile image90
      Will Apseposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Obviously, the 'impressions' thing was just another Writer Fox misdirection and we will never get a clarification or an apology.

      Sigh...

      Anyway I will have to get into the honesty online thing another day. One of the cats has disappeared, apparently.

  8. IzzyM profile image87
    IzzyMposted 3 years ago

    I would think her stats would be rewarding enough! Looking at her activity, two days ago she got her 10,000 views award. Then 17 hours ago she hit 1M. Fantastic!
    Health hubs pay really well so even at a lower rate she must be coining it in, if she's signed up of course.
    WTG!

    1. Writer Fox profile image77
      Writer Foxposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      That's HUGE!!!!!!!!!!!!

    2. rebekahELLE profile image89
      rebekahELLEposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        That is insane.  She really hit a nerve with that one!  I wonder if she even knows!  A lot of people just write and never check their stats, etc.  I shared it on FB and it was immediately shared by one of my relatives who works in the medical profession.

      1. Writer Fox profile image77
        Writer Foxposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        I think it's possible that she doesn't know because she only has seven Hubs and no activity in three months.  I sent her an email a few hours ago just to let her know. I think she's about to get a happy surprise.

        1. rebekahELLE profile image89
          rebekahELLEposted 3 years agoin reply to this

          I imagine with traffic like that she has heard from someone at the top. I don't recall ever hearing about a single hub driving traffic like that in such a short time period.

    3. CMHypno profile image91
      CMHypnoposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      What a wonderful Christmas present for her! Amazing!

    4. Writer Fox profile image77
      Writer Foxposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I think she's still getting a ton of views.  Probably most of the 1/4 million view increase yesterday went to that Hub.  She's making a small fortune for a Hub
      https://www.quantcast.com/hubpages.com?country=GLOBAL!

  9. tillsontitan profile image89
    tillsontitanposted 3 years ago

    I think I'm in the lower half as well but glad to see some are spiking like that.  Good for you and Merry Christmas.

    1. TIMETRAVELER2 profile image92
      TIMETRAVELER2posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      How are you folks seeing these figures?  My stats and money have been stalled for quite some time.  However, prior to that happening, although my traffic has shown practically no increases, my CPMs have gone through the roof the past few weeks!  Too bad I can't get those things to coordinate!!!

      1. tillsontitan profile image89
        tillsontitanposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        I'm just looking at figures on my accounts page.  Readership is up  and income is up just a smidgeon...however to me up is good no matter how small the increase is.

  10. rebekahELLE profile image89
    rebekahELLEposted 3 years ago

    Here's the latest from the HP blog. As of Dec. 18, she had over two million views.  Amazing what one hub did for this lucky hubber! Congrats to Kelly, aka brownie83!

 
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