It's too frustrating for new hubber like me to experience a huge drop on traffic views and hub scores.
It may be a normal turn of events but it doesn't make it any less disconcerting. I've noticed it and it makes me feel uncomfortable. I really got tired of having to work so very hard especially when the rewards are slow in the coming. This is the worse part of all!
Don't worry much about the hubscore thing. I've watched the scores before the animal updates and they mean practically nothing to traffic.
About the heavy drop in traffic, everybody is complaining. But my concern is: what next? Are we supposed to just sit and hope for things to get better? Or what can we do to remedy the situation?
Contrary to the popular assumption that the recent Google updates are bent on delivering better search results, I've noticed that is not the case. The result page is sometimes very confusing. For instance, I searched for a popular keyword and the results were: Number 2 - An article about 50 words that was off topic with lots of links below it. No 3 - Was not mobile compliant.
My conclusion is that although our traffic might not return to normal, the updates are still in progress. If there isn't anything we can do, that's okay. If we need to do something, somebody kindly tell us.
I saw a huge drop as well just today. Amazing how traffic was climbing and right when I thought it was recuperating, it just plummeted. On a lighter note, traffic to my blogs are steadily up. I wouldn't worry much about scores, they shift quite a lot and some days go down but don't seem to reflect much on traffic.
Traffic goes up and down, like the stock market, due to a lot of different factors - weather, holidays, electricity/internet blackouts, etc. The scores also go up and down, even more so when you are new.
It is all a normal part of writing on HubPages. If you expect it, it doesn't deliver as much of a shock when it happens.
by Eugene Brennan 10 days ago
It seems to be almost down to the level it was last year and never recovered much since the start of Q3. I reckon though it's probably because I'm getting a lot more views with lower CPM in addition to views with high CPM plus backouts from pages before ads load. The result is that it's pushing the...
by Caren White 2 weeks ago
Not complaining, but my traffic is through the roof (for me anyways) the past two days. Has anyone else noticed the same thing? I write gardening hubs and usually at this time of year, my traffic is falling as the gardening season winds down. I'm wondering if it is because of the...
by Jackie Lynnley 3 years ago
I cannot understand how my most read hub never makes it to the top and just stays around 75 and never to 100 as many of my less popular ones do? How can this be?
by Jo Alexis-Hagues 3 years ago
Have the recent decline in hub views affected your earnings on hubpages?
by Emmanuel Marosi 4 years ago
Do hub views contribute to the hub score or not? Do they also contribute to the earnings or not?I am wondering if the number of times my hubs get viewed will play an important role in my hub scores. How will it affect my hub scores and if it does, will that also have an impact on my earnings?
by IAmForbidden 5 years ago
Anyone experiencing a decline in earnings for the past week?
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