Has the Google Panda update really had a big effect on Hubpages?
If so how?
The panda update has cut the Adsense earnings of a lot of hubpages writers in half, or by even more.
I've not been a huge money maker here at Hubpages, however, I have been paid once by Google. I know for certain that several of my hubs that used to get ten hits of traffic from Google every single day. . . .don't get that anymore. The reason for this is that there are too many poor hubs, and too many poor writers on this site - so obviously, the trash has to be taken out.
I can also say. . . .without an explanation, that a few of my hubs have INCREASED in traffic since the panda update, I have no idea why.
If this site is to continue as a prestigious site where a freelance writer can have fun, and create webpages that sometimes earn money - then we all will have to "hop hubs," and flag the hubs that seem like half efforts, or spam. I'm going to hop as soon as I submit this.
Wesman Todd Shaw is absolutely correct. There are way too many hubs that are either plain adds or written so poorly that reading them takes a lot of effort. We need to flag hubs that do not contribute to the community. The ultimate decision is up to the HP staff, but there only 24 of them at last count. For example Ezine does not allow an article to be published until it is approved by them, this keep their site well stocked with quality pieces. Perhaps doing something like this will help HP remain the quality site that it is.
by SpaceShanty 5 years ago
All my views are way down, how is everyone else doing?
by StormsHalted 6 years ago
After the alleged Google alogrithim update probably after 10 December my traffic has fallen drastically from more then 150 views per day to 50. Traffic was steadily rising but after 10 dec it suddenly plunged showing no signs of recovery. (hubs have remained unchanged).
by Kenneth C Agudo 5 years ago
Last summer vacation, my traffic was pretty high it reacher 250-400 plus per day now, I only got 150-250 views per day. I was wondering because it searches must increase since it is school opening in Philippines now. I wonder why, hmm. My earnings every day is starting to decrease too.Is hubpages...
by Paul Edmondson 6 years ago
Google announced an upcoming Panda release for this Friday or Monday. We will be watching.
by Writer Fox 5 years ago
Google just released what it is calling "Panda4.0", a new addition to its formula for ranking content on webpages. If you have noticed a significant change (up or down) in traffic to your Hubs today, this may be why. Check your rankings on search engine results for your...
by Scott Biddulph 6 years ago
Hey Guys and Gals, Man, I have just about had it with the traffic issues here at the Hubpages. I have published over 100 hubs here in two years. I have won several awards, I have had over 10, 000 views, and I have a following of over 200 people. When this whole traffic loss debacle first occurred,...
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