What percentage of your traffic is made up of visits from fellow hubbers?
I just ask as I had only 4 visits yesterday from hubbers for my 11 articles, does this number increase over time or do you rely on organic traffic and promoting yours hubs on Facebook, twitter, Reddit etc?
When I first started all my views were from Hubpages, but the number of views from outside of Hubpages has grown over time. I would guess that 25% to 35% of my views are from Hubpages at this point. Your views should increase over time and as you publish more articles.
I have 410 views and 372 are from Hubpages so 90.7%.
I don't do outside promotion.
Traffic from Hubpages is at its highest when you have just published a new hub, but reduces over time.
Organic traffic may be slow to pick - depending on your SEO or the topic. If the two aspects mentioned above are well catered for, your traffic will continue going up. As Hubpages views wane, organic view goes up.
When I started, practically all of my traffic were from hubbers. Right now, less than 10% are from hubbers while the rest mostly come from the search engines.
Like some of the others who have commented, my beginning traffic was mostly from HP. Now, three months in, about 90% of my traffic is coming from Google. I only share my links on Facebook, and I don't get that many hits coming back from there.
On HubPages, you can expect to earn between $1 and $5 per THOUSAND visits.
The HubPages community is fairly small - so clearly, if you rely on other Hubbers, you'll never get enough visitors to earn more than a few cents!
If your goal is to make money, then you need to focus most of your attention on attracting visitors from outside HubPages. If your goal is to socialise and get feedback on your writing, then you'll get more Hubber visitors by being active on the HubPages forums.
I see from your profile that you have been here for only 11 days and have only 8 followers. So at this point you can't expect a lot of traffic, even from inside HubPages. If you interact with the community and people get to know you, more of them will follow you and read your hubs, and your traffic from hubbers will increase.
Later your traffic from Google will increase also, and a higher percentage of your traffic will come from Google. At about 5 months my Google traffic began to surpass my HubPages traffic.
You're off to a great start writing 11 hubs in 11 days, just keep it up and give it a little time.
Mathematically rounding down my total views from fellow hubbers is 13% on 7/22/2012.
If you don't promote or try to get outsiders to your Hubs your views will most likely be low most of the time.
If you write for just Hubbers you will not many money off of them most likely. The articles I wrote for the "community" are just that, for the community and very rarely do they ever get Google traffic/make money.
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