It shows traffic for a page over a chosen length of time, but how about page ranking for a specific keyword or phrase?
If not, is there any other way of examining ranking trends? Increases or decreases of traffic don't of course necessarily mean that ranking has changed.
Have you looked at Google Trends? This gives you a basic idea of how various topics are doing over a period of time, which can help you to know how what you are writing about fits in.
Unfortunately, Google Search Console, which is no longer available to HubPages, is the best way to track ranking trends for keywords and pages over time.
A handful of keywords is available under Acquisition / All Traffic / Channels. They actually just show the number of page views for certain keywords. Again unfortunately, Google blocks most of the keywords in that report.
AdWords has been a mess in the past, but it might be straightened out these days. I don't know.
That is an interesting point to consider. I would define "page over a chosen length of time" and "ranking trends."
Yup as promisem says, Google webmaster tools is the best way to do this. There are other ways and software that track ranking which cost you quite a bit each month. You could look up traffic travis. I used to use it when we had subdomains. See if you could maybe get it to work for individual URLs. I know that the free version allows you to use just one site and track certain keywords. So you could track just dengarden for the keyword guide to hose fittings for instance.
by Robie Benve 6 years ago
I love to see what people were looking for when they found my hubs, it helps me choosing new titles and see which questions I left unanswered.I was hoping to see keywords under Traffic Sources, but I have to click on each hub and then stats, and then keywords.... quite a long process to check them...
by aoiffe379 8 years ago
I have a topic that I researched in Google keyword tool.There were thre columns- Competition,Global Search and Local Search. WhatI realize from reading other hubbers is that traffic and clicks depend on 'evergreen' topics,knowledge, interest,luck,precise keywords for search engines,satisfying needs...
by Jacob Horning 8 months ago
Hello Hubbers! I'm fairly new to HubPages, I've been here about a week now and love the community so far! Anyway, I was thinking, since we all have the same goal; to make money, get readers and help people, I thought I would make a topic for us all to discuss the best places to post our HubPages...
by peachy 3 years ago
Can google analytics show me where my traffic sources come from?I want to know where did all my traffic sources come from. I already have included hubpages in google analytics but I still couldn't see the sources...Please teach me how to use google analytics
by Anti-Valentine 9 years ago
I checked my e-mail today, and saw an one that had this heading: Get More Traffic with ZAR1000 FREE Advertising on Google.I was suspicious, and thought I would post it here."Get more traffic to your websiteDear Google Analytics User,As a Google Analytics customer, we know that you care about...
by Ann Smith 9 years ago
Okay, guys! What am I doing wrong here? I have written 39 hubs, and only made $4.94 on AdSense. That must be the hardest earned $4.94 of my life - no joke! I made more than that in one evening of babysitting 25 years ago.HELP!! Please!! I have heard it takes...
Copyright © 2018 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.|