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What are your top five traffic sources?

  1. revolutionbjj profile image94
    revolutionbjjposted 21 months ago

    What are your top traffic sources for the month?

    Me:
    1.  reddit
    2.  hubpages
    3.  m.facebook
    4.  flipboard
    5.  forums.sherdog

    How about you?

    1. ThelmaC profile image96
      ThelmaCposted 21 months agoin reply to this

      Google
      Pinterest
      HubPages
      Yahoo
      Bing

      Exactly the same for all time as well as this month.

    2. promisem profile image97
      promisemposted 21 months agoin reply to this

      I'm curious about how you attract readers from Reddit, which is extremely aggressive in banning people who promote their own links.

    3. Denmarkguy profile image94
      Denmarkguyposted 21 months agoin reply to this

      m.facebook
      facebook
      Hubpages
      my web site
      Google

    4. Ashish Dadgaa profile image58
      Ashish Dadgaaposted 21 months agoin reply to this

      My source of traffic are as follow:

      Facebook
      HubPages
      Tmurk
      delishably
      yahoo

      1. revolutionbjj profile image94
        revolutionbjjposted 21 months agoin reply to this

        What's Tmurk?

    5. Margie Lynn profile image94
      Margie Lynnposted 21 months agoin reply to this

      Flipboard
      Hubpages
      Google
      Mturk
      Delishably

      1. revolutionbjj profile image94
        revolutionbjjposted 21 months agoin reply to this

        Oh wow, Flipboard is doing great for you.  How do you get referrals from Mturk?

        1. Margie Lynn profile image94
          Margie Lynnposted 21 months agoin reply to this

          I have sign up and did a few thing on Mturk, I really do not know! Sorry, I know that is no help. I am still learning!

        2. WryLilt profile image92
          WryLiltposted 21 months agoin reply to this

          Mturk is just a crowdsourcing platform which Hubpages hires to check new hubs. So it's just people being paid to check your hubs for quality.

          1. Margie Lynn profile image94
            Margie Lynnposted 21 months agoin reply to this

            Thanks WryLilt for answering this question!

  2. ProBeatStudio profile image58
    ProBeatStudioposted 21 months ago

    You should try creating some content for YouTube as well.

    If you create quality content, often it can find its way to be shared on facebook, reddit and beyond..

    1. revolutionbjj profile image94
      revolutionbjjposted 21 months agoin reply to this

      I have content on YouTube:
      <link snipped>

      Most of the recent videos link to HP as well.  Is that what you meant?

    2. promisem profile image97
      promisemposted 21 months agoin reply to this

      So far I haven't found YouTube to be worthwhile for attracting readers or generating enough revenue to make video production worthwhile. But maybe  others do better.

  3. janshares profile image97
    jansharesposted 21 months ago

    Google
    Hubpages
    Yahoo
    Bing
    Pinterest

    1. revolutionbjj profile image94
      revolutionbjjposted 21 months agoin reply to this

      Thanks!  Are Google, Yahoo, and Bing all organic, as far as you can tell?

      1. lobobrandon profile image90
        lobobrandonposted 21 months agoin reply to this

        Google, Yahoo and Bing have to be organic no other way. Unless they're ads which I'm sure no one would pay for to link to HP.

        1. revolutionbjj profile image94
          revolutionbjjposted 21 months agoin reply to this

          Google Plus does exist, although I guess she probably would have just said that.  What are your five?

          1. lobobrandon profile image90
            lobobrandonposted 21 months agoin reply to this

            Yup she would have mentioned it.

            Mine:

            Google
            Direct
            Pinterest
            Hubpages
            Yahoo

            1. revolutionbjj profile image94
              revolutionbjjposted 21 months agoin reply to this

              When you say "direct", do you usually share the link with someone via email?  How do they get to the page?

      2. janshares profile image97
        jansharesposted 21 months agoin reply to this

        Yes.

  4. clivewilliams profile image84
    clivewilliamsposted 21 months ago

    You guys get traffic? No wonder my earnings s...

  5. Will Apse profile image91
    Will Apseposted 21 months ago

    Google plus some barely relevant stuff, lol.

    I get more traffic from google.com.au than Bing.

    Thanks, possums!

  6. Glenn Stok profile image98
    Glenn Stokposted 21 months ago

    As of last 7 days:

    Google (us, uk, ca)
    HubPages
    Flipboard
    Yahoo
    Bing

    1. revolutionbjj profile image94
      revolutionbjjposted 21 months agoin reply to this

      Thanks, Glenn.  I feel like Flipboard will recede over the coming weeks, but as long as it continues to be a slow and steady trickle, I'll be happy to have one more source!

  7. earner profile image87
    earnerposted 21 months ago

    Google (uk, .com, au, .ca, .in, ie, .nz)
    Hubpages
    Pinterest
    Bing
    Yahoo

    I haven't ever had a thing from FB, but currently trying to change that. Ditto for G+.  Need to spend 1-2 months working on those two between now and the end of the year.

    It's tricky writing on a US-based site as my spelling and topics are UK-centric.

  8. SheilaMilne profile image94
    SheilaMilneposted 21 months ago

    1. Google
    2. Hubpages
    3. Pinterest
    4. Flipboard
    5. Yandex.ru

    I'm expecting the Flipboard source to drop off the list as the initial rush has died down to nothing.

    1. revolutionbjj profile image94
      revolutionbjjposted 21 months agoin reply to this

      What's this?
      5. Yandex.ru

      1. SheilaMilne profile image94
        SheilaMilneposted 21 months agoin reply to this

        It's a Russian search engine.

        1. revolutionbjj profile image94
          revolutionbjjposted 21 months agoin reply to this

          Any idea why you're in there?

          1. SheilaMilne profile image94
            SheilaMilneposted 21 months agoin reply to this

            Mostly they are wanting to know how to store postcards, but also they seem interested in visiting Monaco and, oddly, an English village.

            1. revolutionbjj profile image94
              revolutionbjjposted 21 months agoin reply to this

              Fascinating.  I always scratch my head at random traffic.

  9. NateB11 profile image93
    NateB11posted 21 months ago

    Mainly the Google search engine, meaning organic traffic; a bit from some social media like Facebook and Pinterest; some from other search engines like Bing. Google is the best and easiest way to get traffic as far as I'm concerned. More reliable into the future.

  10. Stacie L profile image88
    Stacie Lposted 21 months ago

    Google
    Pinterest
    Hubpages
    Google.ca
    Yahoo

  11. Chriswillman90 profile image96
    Chriswillman90posted 21 months ago

    Mostly Google with a lot of contributions from one of the niche sites, then Flipboard, Hubpages, and Yahoo.

  12. Jan Saints profile image88
    Jan Saintsposted 21 months ago

    From google to search.ask.com... about 30 sources, but google tops with 35%.

    Would love to know the percentage of your google traffic.

    1. revolutionbjj profile image94
      revolutionbjjposted 21 months agoin reply to this

      Definitely less than 5% for me.

      1. Jan Saints profile image88
        Jan Saintsposted 21 months agoin reply to this

        Hey Revolutionbjj, you must be kidding! A good number of your hubs are on the niche sites which are getting a lot of traffic from google.

        1. revolutionbjj profile image94
          revolutionbjjposted 21 months agoin reply to this

          Not kidding at all. 

          If I look only at this week, I come up with around 8% for Google.  That's much higher than all time, but still paltry compared to the social media stuff.

    2. SheilaMilne profile image94
      SheilaMilneposted 21 months agoin reply to this

      Well over 50% for me.

      1. Jan Saints profile image88
        Jan Saintsposted 21 months agoin reply to this

        Good for you SheilaMilne.

    3. WryLilt profile image92
      WryLiltposted 21 months agoin reply to this

      My Google.com traffic is around 35% with another 5% or so from other country Googles.

      I am around 30% Pinterest traffic too.

  13. Chriswillman90 profile image96
    Chriswillman90posted 21 months ago

    Should we be aiming for equal percentage traffic across the board or for one like Google to score a higher percentage over other sources. 

    Or does it not matter?

    1. revolutionbjj profile image94
      revolutionbjjposted 21 months agoin reply to this

      I don't see why it matters.

    2. WryLilt profile image92
      WryLiltposted 21 months agoin reply to this

      The more traffic sources the better (don't keep all your eggs in one basket).

      However if you're not getting at least a small amount from search engines, it's time to rethink your SEO.

      1. Chriswillman90 profile image96
        Chriswillman90posted 21 months agoin reply to this

        What if the problem is the opposite? I'm getting the majority of traffic from search engines but not social media. What's the best way to expand traffic towards that sector?

      2. revolutionbjj profile image94
        revolutionbjjposted 21 months agoin reply to this

        Man, my SEO sucks.

  14. WryLilt profile image92
    WryLiltposted 21 months ago

    Google.
    Pinterest.
    Facebook.

    Well that's what I assume. I'm too lazy to check smile

    1. revolutionbjj profile image94
      revolutionbjjposted 21 months agoin reply to this

      It's worth a look.  You might be surprised.  I've been surprised several times.

  15. pixelslogodesign profile image41
    pixelslogodesignposted 21 months ago

    Google
    yahoo
    bing
    Content submission as much as u can
    social sharing on twitter, facebook, google plus, tumbler etc...

  16. sabrebIade profile image61
    sabrebIadeposted 21 months ago

    pinterest
    hubpages
    google
    bing
    yahoo

    1. revolutionbjj profile image94
      revolutionbjjposted 21 months agoin reply to this

      Wow, Pinterest is doing really great for you!  Is it a handful of specific hubs that perform the best?

  17. Alessio Ganci profile image67
    Alessio Ganciposted 21 months ago

    For me, HubPages at the first place, and various international Google's search engine pages (one is Google Images search result page) in the other places.

 
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