What kind of weekly view fluctuations do you experience?

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  1. Spongy0llama profile image89
    Spongy0llamaposted 5 years ago

    What kind of weekly view fluctuations do you experience?

    I have noticed that I drop down to an average of 30 views (overall) per day during the weekend and then shoot up to about 100 a day by the middle of the week. This sometimes goes up to 150 near the end of the week before plummeting again over the weekend.

    Does anyone else have a weekly pattern?

  2. Greensleeves Hubs profile image93
    Greensleeves Hubsposted 5 years ago

    I think that is fairly typical Spongy0llama. Traffic generally seems to drop at the weekends - mine goes down by about 20% - though it always seems slightly odd to me that it should be that way; I would have thought people had more time to go online at the weekend than during the week when they're working.

  3. Tom Vogler profile image83
    Tom Voglerposted 5 years ago

    Thank you for bringing this to my attention! 

    I honestly never gave it much thought, and I would have guessed the opposite, but looking back on my patterns for this month, I see a very similar pattern to what you describe. 

    While it is noticeable, I don't have as steep a decline (or rise) percentage-wise as you, which I don't understand because you have about triple the number of hubs that I have.  I would have expected more stability in your statistics.  (One thing that may keep me a little less drastic is having a portion of my hubs which may appeal to people ore on the weekends than during the week, such as cooking shrimp, dining out and hiking trail guides.)

    So, perhaps to decrease the intensity of the variation, the answer may be to have diversification, as we are advised to have in our investments.

    Keep up the great hubs.

  4. tsmog profile image80
    tsmogposted 5 years ago

    I appreciate the question, spongy0llama. Both answers thus far are wise and offer much of consideration - Greensleeves Hubs & Tom Vogler.

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  5. Georgie Lowery profile image95
    Georgie Loweryposted 5 years ago

    Mine is slightly backwards. I have a couple of Hubs that go crazy on the weekends which blows up my view count. The middle of the week is when I have my slump.

  6. SidKemp profile image91
    SidKempposted 5 years ago

    I see a 40% to 50% drop each weekend. I believe that this is because I write hubs mostly on business and success. Maybe if I write about fun stuff, it will balance out.

    The pattern is easy to see if you click on the graph button just above your statistics. And you can check and see if any hubs go counter-cycle and are good weekend performers, like is happening for Georgie Lowry.

  7. Paul Kuehn profile image93
    Paul Kuehnposted 5 years ago

    I have a 40 percent decrease on the weekends when I'm struggling to get 200 views a day.  My best traffic days have been Monday-Thursday where I'm around at least 300 views per day.  The important thing is the CPM which you get with the views.

  8. gags3480 profile image72
    gags3480posted 5 years ago

    Not much. Maybe because I have posted a lot of variety hubs. So, not a lot of fluctuations.

  9. Susana S profile image96
    Susana Sposted 5 years ago

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    I think most people have this pattern on Hubpages. You only need to look at the sitewide stats to see that traffic dips quite dramatically every weekend.

    (If you're interested you see can see more here: http://www.quantcast.com/hubpages.com?country=GLOBAL)

  10. Novel Treasure profile image90
    Novel Treasureposted 5 years ago

    I actually have the opposite on the weekend. I see my traffic jump up to 500-600 views a day where as during the week I average around 400-450.

 
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