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 Ben Guinter5 years ago
I'm curious to hear if there are any hubbers, who saw a big drop in traffic after the most recent Google Panda and Penguin updates, have fixed their issues and are getting good traffic again yet?I think it would be good...
by SpaceShanty3 years ago
All my views are way down, how is everyone else doing?
by Daisydot3 years ago
Just found a very interesting article about Google Panda:http://themoralconcept.net/pandalist.htmlThe author (Josh Bachynski) has gone through thousands of hours of Google Webmaster hangouts conducted by John Mueller...
by Paul Goodman5 years ago
So far, I've lost about 15% of my traffic, since Panda 3.3 began rolling out earlier this week! It's annoying as I'd only just brought some traffic back up by editing and deleting Amazon hubs after a post-Xmas...
by Sam Montana3 years ago
I just read an article on WebPro News about the latest Google Panda update. They have a list of the winners and losers and HubPages is in the list of losers. Hubpages is down 46% in SEO visibility. Here is a link to the...
by Henry3 years ago
Hey folks. I'm a long time member here and an SEO guy by trade. I love this platform and want to support it. I've been digging into Panda data, and I have a few suggestions. Let's work together and 'right the ship!' 1)...
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