My views dropped 500 per day to about 20, how can I revert the awful changes they made with hubpro?
you can revert the changes simply by hitting the edit button at the top of the hub, then going through the contents and fixing what needs to be fixed.
I have to change it back manually, is there no button to just revert it..??
manually, but in your email you should have been sent a before and after document. you can see exactly what was changed and what the original was.
He complained about this in another forum about 2 months ago so I find it difficult to believe he still has not figured this out.
I'm sorry you don't like the changes, Zach. Just to clear the air a bit, from the poking around that I did, your traffic is the same as it was 5 months ago, and we edited your Hub 3 months ago. You did have quite a bit of views back in October of 2014, but your traffic dropped to its current levels after that and had a small spike again this October. What happens in October around soccer? It also looks like the first traffic spike in 2014 was mainly traffic from another Hubber. You were likely a related Hub on a Hub that was getting a lot of traffic; it wasn't mainly Google traffic.
I don't think the editing caused your traffic fluctuations. I think it would be interesting to see if your Hub does better this October, but it's up to you on whether you want to change it. I would definitely recommend updating your Hub on a regular basis. Content needs to stay fresh. Good luck!
It seems like a lot of people who receive editing aren't aware they can re-edit their own hubs afterward. Perhaps that can be made more obvious so fewer people freak out on the forums.
Thank you for the information. I have not been able to see that statistics lately as I have been away from the internet for a while, I apologize if I was wrong. I must have assumed it was HubPro when it was not. You are correct about the other viewer sending clicks my way, after checking that. Thank you for the information, have a great day.
one more - just an FYI, October is when the video game is released (the soccer game my article is based on)
I must say...
My HubPro'd hub went from being my top traffic hub to 3rd or 4th place after the edit.
The editing job was outstanding though.
I'm gradually SEO tinkering with it to get the critter back on top.
Not sure opting out of HubPro is a good idea. The involuntary HubBasic would probably do the same damage without giving the compensating benefits HubPro provides.
Sadly, my Hubpro edited Hubs have not recovered the loss of page views over 3 months since they were edited.
In the interests of fairness and full disclosure, after 3-4 weeks the hub has once again wandered back into the #1 position. All is well.
Mine just got edited. The editing job was really good, and I got a huge boost of FB traffic. That hub is mainly social media driven with a little Google traffic. I am happy with the result so far. Maybe they shouldn't be doing major edits on the hubs that get good Google traffic and just focus on those that make the rounds every so often on social media.
My one hub that was edited by HubPro was at an all-time high before editing. It was editing during the time they were doing away with the subdomains.
I was actually excited to have my hub edited, and I thought they made some good improvements to it. They added subtitles and some nice photos. There were a few things I didn't like, but they were minor, and I changed them around.
My hub did have a 2/3 drop in traffic just after. Mine never had the high traffic that the OP mentioned, nor has it dropped as low. It has fluctuated since editing and it has never regained traffic at the level it had just prior to editing.
It would be easy to blame the editing for my traffic loss. I see a lot of people saying they lost traffic after editing. People tend to complain more than they sing praises though. I would be curious to know what the typical results are post-editing. Do those hubs do better or worse than HP as a whole? Do they do better or worse than that hub's own previous performance?
I'd love to have a professional edit but I can see the downsides too if it greatly affects traffic. The editors only want to make it better and maybe it's a longer term strategy for traffic success post-editing.
I do not want to set myself up for another charge of being pretentious, but I would like to suggest you go ahead with this program if you get the chance, despite negative comments you might read on these forums. I have had about 25 hubs edited so far and the results have been good. (The one hub that was affected negatively bounced back a few weeks ago, but since then has gone down again. I have to blame this on the cyclical internet, not the HP editing.)
I found that I received a little more traffic and the Hub that was edited looked better. It is still rated the same as it was. I think of it as a good thing, especially if you can go back and make changes to what you do not like.
by Eugene Brennan 2 years ago
My article with the highest traffic is getting an edit. What's the logic behind this this if it's top of the SERPs and pulls in 1800 daily views? Is it for a better user experience or to potentially get more views? I would have though hubs with less views could have done with being edited.
by Lisa Vollrath 22 months ago
So, yesterday, I got an email saying one of my articles had been edited: a recipe that's been posted since 2017. I'm not sure it really needed editing, since most of what was done was superficial. I checked it over, hated about half of the changes, and edited the article to correct some of the...
by Aisha Badajos 5 months ago
How long does it usually take when your article is chosen to be edited by Hubpro? I have an article which was edited before but only took 48 hours while this new one is taking so long. Its been more than a week since I received an email about it and I am still seeing my notification that they are...
by Caren White 7 months ago
There has been a note on my best performing hub for weeks saying it was going to be edited. I wrote the team multiple times begging them not to touch it. They ignored my requests and are in the process of editing it right now.How do I stop this? I do not want this hub...
by Shorebirdie 7 years ago
I have a hub that was moved here from Squidoo in September that I haven't touched at all. But, now it's unfeatured due to lack of engagement. I thought I had four months before stuff like that happened.
by Catherine Giordano 5 years ago
I opted in to Hub Pro and I just had my first edit. Nothing was changed except to remove three of my four amazon capsules and remove links to other websites that I included to provide supporting evidence for my claims. So I'm pretty proud that the editors didn't feel the need to change, or add,...
Copyright © 2021 Maven Media Brands, LLC and respective content providers on this website. HubPages® is a registered trademark of Maven Coalition, Inc. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. Maven Media Brands, LLC and respective content providers to this website may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website.
|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.|