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I just glance at traffic sources for my hubs to get a feel for where readers/visitors come from. My biggest source of traffic everywhere else is/has been Google. On HP it is pinterest. But one source baffles me: I get traffic from socialtimes.com and I've not been able to figure out why ... does anyone know where that site would present links to content pages on HP?
I'm not sure, but I believe you can click on the source either in your hub, or under "Traffic Sources", and find out
I went to my most popular hub which has 135,736 views, clicked on stats, then clicked on hub metrics, clicked on those links, and it brought me to the exact origin of where they did the search, and even the words they typed
This is where it brought me
https://www.google.com/search?q=how+to+ … gws_rd=ssl
If you look under hub metrics and it says "still collecting data" you won't be able to do this, at least not until they complete the collection of data
In your account under traffic sources, it gives only a total of searches from each source, therefore can't take you to an exact page, because there are many
Find one of your hubs that is not still collecting data
Aha, thanks - the general traffic sources is where I was looking.
I appreciate your help!
Whoa...That should say 735,136 views, not 135,736 views, Now that the stats updated it is 746,152 views
Thanks Deborah, I never knew you could view each hubs stats like this. I went through mine and found it interesting.
I may not have made this clear for everyone
On each hub click on stats, then click on search, and you'll find the search term data, click on those links, and it will bring you to the exact origin of where the people did their search
If there are no links then click on hub metrics to see if it is still collecting data or not
If there is no search data, but under Hub Metrics it says "still collecting data" you're okay, unless it has been collecting data a long time
If there is no search data, but under Hub Metrics it doesn't say "still collecting data," then there's a problem..write to email@example.com
Thanks, Deborah. This is very valuable information for those of us just coming to HubPages. Traffic is key and, now that I know where it's coming from, I'll do more keyword targeting.
You're welcome. I'll try to keep this going to the top for as long as I can
I would really love to know where the traffic from socialtimes dot come originates.
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