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Traffic Downturn During Olympics

  1. agilitymach profile image99
    agilitymachposted 17 months ago

    I seem to remember the last Olympics noticing a significant downturn in traffic.  For those longtime hubbers, doesn't traffic drop during the Olympics?

    1. wilderness profile image97
      wildernessposted 17 months agoin reply to this

      Not here.  The weekend was perhaps up a touch, but definitely not down.

    2. Solaras profile image98
      Solarasposted 17 months agoin reply to this

      School is starting back up - people are getting their kids ready, buying clothes and school crap.  That always impacts my earnings.  July and August usually blow for me.

  2. hauerpower profile image60
    hauerpowerposted 17 months ago

    I think that the holidays are a time that people travel a lot , and generally spend less time on the internet / actively working .

  3. Chriswillman90 profile image100
    Chriswillman90posted 17 months ago

    Yeah August is going to suck. July was still great because of an amazing 10 day stretch but I don't see that this month. I'm just looking forward to September-December where CPM and traffic normally spike up.

  4. agilitymach profile image99
    agilitymachposted 17 months ago

    I'm not seeing a "seasonal" summer drop as my traffic has been great right up until the Olympics started.  As I write about a sport, I suspect all of my sports-crazed readers are watching the Olympics.  It's been a bit odd.  My Google traffic has actually increased.  It's my Facebook traffic, which is my biggest traffic source by FAR, that has plummeted.  I wonder if FB sees a decline in users during the Olympics.