Has anyone else noticed a dramatic decrease in traffic from Pinterest, especially those of you that get good traffic from them? It has always been my big source of traffic.
They have changed the way they do the feeds, and unfortunately it has affected my traffic from them, and not in a good way.
I have also noticed that some pins (either my own hubs or pins from other sources) that used to get repinned numerous times per day are no longer getting repinned at all.
Looks like they are really changing things up.
Traffic seems unaffected - it is still one of my best sources for traffic.
How active are you on pinterest? I usually do what I call 5 mins of pins. I use 5 minutes every day to pin and repin stuff. Building my collection of pins and staying frequent to ensure that people pick up on my profile, hopefully have a snoop, and find some pins. I also repin the items every now and again- i delete the originals first to ensure I dont double pin, just to being the item back to the top of the pin board.
Don't get me wrong, I have still had a bit of a decrease in traffic from all sources, but I feel that staying active on the social media platforms helps a lot!
That's a great suggestion, sparkelyfinger! I am also experiencing a significant drop in Pinterest traffic. I've also been very busy lately and not pinning as much. I'll make a point of doing some pinning every day. I do delete and repin some of my hubs, especially if I find a better photo to use.
I get a lot of Pinterest traffic and have not noticed a decrease, a.though there are rushes and slowdowns now and then. When I get a slowdown, I spend some more time there just repinning other people's stuff. I don't add or change any of my current stuff.
This does increase my traffic but I'm not sure if it is because I contribute to the site or if my traffic would have increased on its own. It also might be because people see something I pinned, and look at my boards which already have my hubs pinned to them.
I noticed recently that you cannot view much on the site anymore unless you log in. Perhaps a lot of your Pinterest traffic came from people who liked to browse the site without an account.
I've noticed a dramatic decrease in everything the last 2 days. Down to very few views now. Puts me in a bad mood
(shrugs) I must be the only one here who's never had much luck with Pinterest... I stopped "pinning" my stuff there a long time ago cuz I wasn't getting any juice from it at all.
I still get e-mails from them fairly often telling me that so-and-so re-pinned something-or-other from me, but I guess none of those "re-pinners" ever click thru to the hub itself, cuz my traffic from there has never been better than negligible...
There is less activity now, which I attribute to people getting ready for Halloween. However, if this continues, you should probably contact customer support to see what's up.
Yes, but some of that is due to the switch from Squidoo to HubPages and I have not been as active on Pinterest the last month.
by Melanie Palen 4 years ago
http://www.pinterest.com/source/hubpages.com/Looks like there are no hubs on Pinterest (I noticed no Pinterest traffic today and had to investigate.)Hubs are no longer pinnable.I wish hubbers wouldn't spam social networks. :\
by Dr. John Anderson 3 years ago
I have noticed a dramatic drop in Pinterest traffic over the last few days. Anyone else seeing this? Any idea what may be causing this drop?Thanks
by Glenn Stok 19 months ago
I noticed tonight that the Flipboard share button is missing on all hubs. I checked a few niche sites and they are all missing. It doesn't matter if you're logged in or not. In addition, the problem I reported a few weeks ago with Pinterest banning ToughNickel is still not fixed.
by Stacie L 20 months ago
i just noticed a few days ago that I received more traffic from my Pinterest page than google! How is that possible? is anyone else seeing this?
by Christin Sander 6 months ago
For those of you who get a lot of your traffic from Pinterest, they've been having some problems lately. First of all they took a recent pretty hard slap from Google for a lot of well ranking keywords. They were forcing people to "sign in to see more" and Google is forcing...
by John Hollywood 4 years ago
Hi, all!I thought I would ask a fun but useful question. What are your top 3 sources of traffic. What, if anything, do you do to drive traffic through these sources?For me, it's Google Plus, Pinterest and some social media communities.Thanks!
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