I have hubs, two, three, four, and five years old, and instead of giving me the search data, they say " Still Collecting Data" This is even on featured hubs. When will the data collecting be completed?
If a hub doesn't get very much traffic, there isn't really any data to show, so you will get that message.
Well that's not the case. I get a lot of traffic to them,. and to all of my hubs really
FYI-Not all high traffic hubs have search terms/data....because people can come to your hub without searching for your subject matter. They can come through links on other sites. or by searching through Hubpages without typing in search words, etc.All you would have in cases like this is "traffic sources", but no search terms/data
When a hub isn't getting much traffic, it can't be featured due to lack of "Engagement",
But my hubs are featured..so..
What is your definition of "a lot"? It may still not be enough to provide meaningful data. I have a few like that.
That particular one I am speaking of is kind of low with 28,000 hits,
but I have a couple with around 10,000 that has collected enough data to give the information in search terms
I'd say what is happening is that the ones with 10,000 hits are getting most of their visits from just a few search terms, whereas the ones with 28,000 hits are getting a few visits each from many search terms. Search terms won't appear on the report unless they are being used a lot.
I think you answered your own question. If the majority of your traffic comes from other sources - social networking sources, etc. - and there is limited search traffic, then you are unlikely to have enough data for the system to come up with search terms.
where did you still still collecting data?
Traffic source information used to be available from Google in far more detail, but that information is now very limited and as such traffic sources has limited utility as compared to the past.
There is also an issue currently affecting traffic sources, so it could be related to that as well.
You can find that forum here.
Thank you Matthew
I just thought I would ask about it, but it is of no real concern
Question: We use to be able to add keywords, but I no longer see this option
Does it still exist ? Does the system generate them, or does Google see your title, and article text as keywords?
If you have less than 10,000 visits to a Hub per day, it's extremely low volume in the overall greater scheme of web traffic. Most people I know who run "successful" small websites get over 500,000 unique visits or more per month.
And just because HubPages can detect the visitor doesn't mean they got any other meaningful info about the visit.
But I didn't say the hub had under 10,000
So how does that apply to me ?
I just read what you wrote again
My hub isn't a website, and yes my hub is getting less than 10,000 hits a day, way less, as I am sure some of yours are too. please...
I only have Amazon, and I don't have ads on all of my hubs
I write the hubs because I feel I have something worth saying, not to make money, so less then 500 hits a day is fine with me.
I just wanted to know when my hubs (4) of them will stop collecting data.
I've moved on now, but thanks anyway
It just means those Hubs are not getting enough search engine traffic on consistent keywords. As MT says, that could be because many people are reaching your Hub through personal recommendations, word of mouth or sites like Facebook rather than Google. Or it could mean that your Hub is being found in a wide variety of searches, rather than coming up consistently for certain keywords.
by sabrebIade 6 years ago
Cant get Search Term Sources to load on any Hub.
by kab 4 years ago
What's the creepiest keyword you've seen bringing people to your hubs.I just had "cancer patients with tramp stamps nude" and it creeped me out.
by Jeff Berndt 8 years ago
This is going to seem like an ignorant question, but how do you get search terms for your hub?Should I just add a bunch of tags, everything that I can think of?
by Catherine Giordano 4 years ago
I noted that 95% of my traffic is from other hubbers and only a few hits from oogle, yahoo, etc. in a post when I first started. I was told that would change in time because "google would find me." What does that mean? Google has found me. It's just that its only sending...
by Keino Chichester 2 years ago
Hi All, My traffic has been flat over the past week or two. Admittedly, I haven't promoted any of my hubs over that time period. That being said, I would like to get some steady and sustainable traffic. Any tips or promotional platforms that are working well for any of you?I currently have a few...
by Dr Mark 4 years ago
In the few years that I have been on this site, I have heard that you can increase traffic by picking short titles. I have also read that you can get traffic by choosing a long title and including many search phrases in your title, and also by picking long titles that are specific for a...
Copyright © 2019 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|