2,000,000 Views Today

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  1. earner profile image85
    earnerposted 3 years ago

    Well, not just today!  I wish.  But, today I will pass the 2,000,000 views milestone.  It took awhile - helped by some popular hubs and hindered by the one that wants a good kicking as it's only had 34 views in the last 3 years!

    Website traffic really is an 80/20 situation, with 20% of hubs producing consistent long-term results and 80% being duds.  It'd be nice to have a crystal ball to be able to spot the duds before I write them though!

    *grins*

    So - 2,000,000 sets of eyeballs have been exposed to my genius since I joined.

    I need cake.....

    1. viryabo profile image85
      viryaboposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      That's wonderful Earner. Congratulations

    2. Susana S profile image97
      Susana Sposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Fabulous! Make the cake a big one!

    3. paradigmsearch profile image89
      paradigmsearchposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I likewise consider views a very big deal.

      Basically, you have communicated with and contributed to the well-being of over 2,000,000 minds.

      If that isn't a contribution to society, then I don't know what is.

      Well, done.

    4. Barbara Kay profile image91
      Barbara Kayposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations!

    5. colorfulone profile image83
      colorfuloneposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      That's AWESOME!
      (oops, didn't mean to yell)

    6. Writer Fox profile image47
      Writer Foxposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations! 

      Here's the cake:

      http://s1.hubimg.com/u/12207748.png

      1. earner profile image85
        earnerposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        Oooh, I don't mind if I do!  Thanks smile

    7. ThelmaC profile image96
      ThelmaCposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats!  I am so envious.  Enjoy the cake...you deserve it!

    8. NateB11 profile image92
      NateB11posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats on that. Not many people get that many views. And, yes, I'm burning that 80/20 principle into my brain cells at this point. In a way, it's encouraging.

    9. Ben Aidoo profile image73
      Ben Aidooposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I went to your profile page and read few of your titles. It felt like being at the flea market, where I could find everything I wanted. You deserve your success. And by the way, you must have been one of the few hubbers who didn't get nipped by the Google Pandas and Penguins. Congrats.

    10. Judi Bee profile image95
      Judi Beeposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Fantastic - well done.

    11. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
      Christy Kirwanposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Awesome job! Congrats. smile

    12. Rangoon House profile image83
      Rangoon Houseposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Wow! Have your cake and eat it too! Congratulations. That is just awesome.

    13. Karanja Joseph profile image18
      Karanja Josephposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats on that achievement

  2. Romanian profile image72
    Romanianposted 3 years ago

    Congrats! Please tell us, how many views do you have in a normal day?

  3. earner profile image85
    earnerposted 3 years ago

    There are several answers, I am not sure if I am allowed to be specific and remain within the site TOS, so I will only say:

    1] Not as many as my genius deserves
    2] Not as many as I used to get in previous years
    3] I did see a traffic dip in 2011-2012, but some has returned.

  4. Romanian profile image72
    Romanianposted 3 years ago

    Ok, Earner, I understand. It's great that things are getting better after the Google updates from a few years ago.

    I wonder if they had an accolade with 2,000,000. So far the biggest I saw was 1 million.

    1. SpaceShanty profile image95
      SpaceShantyposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats Earner!
      You get an accolade at 1 Million and then the next one isn't until 10 Million!

      1. earner profile image85
        earnerposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        Yes, so I'll be back in 28 years to announce that!
        smile

  5. aesta1 profile image90
    aesta1posted 3 years ago

    Congrats. You have hubs that people search for.

    1. earner profile image85
      earnerposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, but not enough of them!  Imagine if one could guarantee every hub a winner!   A winner that'd automatically outsmart any new algorithms, changes, etc ... a true evergreen.

  6. Rafiq23 profile image85
    Rafiq23posted 3 years ago

    Congrats.

    1. sallybea profile image98
      sallybeaposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations!  That is quite something.

  7. How to - Answers profile image95
    How to - Answersposted 3 years ago

    Wow That is some achievement -  Congratulations

  8. Shades-of-truth profile image88
    Shades-of-truthposted 3 years ago

    Wow! That is quite a milestone - congratulations!!!

  9. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image95
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 3 years ago

    Congratulations!  I love to hear about these milestones!

    Regarding the accolades - it's been suggested before that HP develop additional ones at shorter increments.  It's a long wait between the 100,000 views accolade and the 1 Million mark, and even a longer wait to get to the multi-million-view accolades. 

    It would probably take some programming tweaks that might not be the biggest priorities just now, but if there's a way to create new plateaus someday, I think many of us would appreciate having those little signs of success on our profiles.

    1. earner profile image85
      earnerposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I believe, from memory, that my accolades are hidden, so it's neither here nor there.
      At some time in the past, I believe, it was thought that those with most/highest accolades were having more/all of their hubs stolen.   The option to hide them was put in place - and, I think, I hid mine.  Can't swear to it as I don't take notice of badges etc to be honest.

      1. DrMark1961 profile image97
        DrMark1961posted 3 years agoin reply to this

        I wonder if the hub thieves out there are now going to use the "editors choice" badge at the bottom of photo to decide which hubs to steal.

        1. earner profile image85
          earnerposted 3 years agoin reply to this

          Editor's choice is an odd one - they aren't best performing hubs, they're just "chosen" in some arbitrary way.

  10. wilderness profile image97
    wildernessposted 3 years ago

    Congrats!  That's almost as big as the one million mark; you did it once and now know it wasn't a fluke.  You have done it twice!

    I should be joining you there in a few months - if you'll wait we can share the cake. smile

    1. earner profile image85
      earnerposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      This cake will be stale.  We'll need a new one by then.  New cakes every day - it's the law you know.

    2. Marisa Wright profile image97
      Marisa Wrightposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      You've only been here half the time, Wilderness, so you're doing well!   

      At one time last year I thought I was going to hit the 2 million mark but I've been nothing with my HubPages account for months and the numbers have really slowed to a crawl.  Might get it this year, though.

  11. favored profile image35
    favoredposted 3 years ago

    Very cool news.

  12. janshares profile image95
    jansharesposted 3 years ago

    earner, that's marvelous. It must feel so good to hit that type of milestone, jeeeez! Congratulations. I wish I could bake and send a cake. For now, I'll just send a smile. smile

  13. Mark Ewbie profile image86
    Mark Ewbieposted 3 years ago

    Well done Earner!  I like to think I have helped you a bit - taught you how to spell and make cake, etc.

    HP is probably going wild...

    http://s2.hubimg.com/u/12207863_f1024.jpg

    1. earner profile image85
      earnerposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I told you never to share that picture I sent you!!! 
      smile
      Missing you, on the rubbish site, glad you're here and glad you popped by smile

      1. Mark Ewbie profile image86
        Mark Ewbieposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        Likewise about the missing you business. That was the fun part.

  14. AliciaC profile image99
    AliciaCposted 3 years ago

    Congratulations on the exciting achievement!

    1. ologsinquito profile image88
      ologsinquitoposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations, definitely cause to celebrate.

  15. earner profile image85
    earnerposted 3 years ago

    Thanks for all the congratulations and best wishes guys!
    It's nice to not feel alone - and those 2 million views were lonely, strangers visiting my articles unnoticed... *sighs*.

    The loneliness of an Internet writer and all that smile

  16. Uzochukwu Mike profile image60
    Uzochukwu Mikeposted 3 years ago

    Over 2 million views is a very good achievement. Congratulations. I know you must have received over 20 payout with this number.

    Please prepare the cake because am about to take a flight to your country for the celebration.

  17. tlcs profile image56
    tlcsposted 3 years ago

    Well done! quite an achievement! Your cake looks awesome, can taste it!

  18. earner profile image85
    earnerposted 3 years ago

    Cheers for your thanks.

  19. rebekahELLE profile image85
    rebekahELLEposted 3 years ago

    Congrats earner! Feel the love.  smile

  20. Phyllis Doyle profile image96
    Phyllis Doyleposted 3 years ago

    Awesome milestone to reach, earner. Congratulations.

  21. alikhan3 profile image95
    alikhan3posted 3 years ago

    That's absolutely awesome .... Congratulations .....

    1. profile image0
      Jill Mooreposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      WOW - that is fantastic. You could take over the internet and rule the world. But, eating cake seems like an excellent alternative!

 
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