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What The hell Is wrong with this traffic?!

  1. Nell Rose profile image91
    Nell Roseposted 3 years ago

    What The hell Is wrong with this traffic?!

    I have been on here for nearly four years, and its never been this bad! What I don't understand is that a couple of weeks ago it went up tripple! Seems I am being punished for that or something. Am I the only one? Has your traffic gone down so badly? I have lost two thirds! Down from the normal 1,500 a day to 550! Help, any ideas? Thanks!

  2. vacuum-guy profile image86
    vacuum-guyposted 3 years ago

    What's google analytics saying?

    Have your hubs lost rankings in the serps? Are your hubs mostly seasonal?
    Also, so cool that you've featured on Derren Brown's website. Huge fan of that guy.

    1. Nell Rose profile image91
      Nell Roseposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Yes that Derren brown thing was by pure accident! so little toe rag stole my hub and gave it to derren to put on his site! he put it there, so I went bazooka and told him, he said what the? so to speak, and put a few of mine on there then! lol!

  3. FatFreddysCat profile image99
    FatFreddysCatposted 3 years ago

    Some of us would give our left nut for 550 hits a day.

    ...just sayin'.

    1. fpherj48 profile image76
      fpherj48posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Well....I'm not sure FF Cat....is the left one more valuable than the right one?  I mean, C'mon...and besides, some of us have none to give. smile

    2. Nell Rose profile image91
      Nell Roseposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      LOL! you put the words right in my mouth Paula!

  4. fpherj48 profile image76
    fpherj48posted 3 years ago

    Hey Nell.....I cannot tell a lie.   I do not nor have I ever kept tabs on anything.....which includes "traffic".   I'm just an aimless wanderer, roaming the hi-ways & bi-ways, bumping into things and stopping now & then to ask for directions....which I either can't or won't follow anyway.
    Doesn't traffic change continually all the time?  Don't despair my friend,,,,,"this too shall pass."  Right?
    BTW....WHO is Derron Brown?
    CHEERS, Girlfriend!

    1. vacuum-guy profile image86
      vacuum-guyposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      A British Illusionist, went to University of Bristol if I am not mistaken. Cool guy.

    2. Nell Rose profile image91
      Nell Roseposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Hi paula, your comment above made me really laugh! the guy at the top?! I am sure my stats will get better, just wondered if who else was having this trouble too

  5. janshares profile image96
    jansharesposted 3 years ago

    Hi Nell. I've never seen that kind of traffic (yet) so I'm grateful for the steady I have. My current goal IS to hit that 500 mark per day on a consistent basis. So, I guess it's all relative. Are all of your older hubs updated? I understand that Google likes articles with the most recent dates. That might get your traffic going again if that's the case. Check to see what the ratio is between recently published hubs and hubs with dates one year and older. Just a thought.

    1. Nell Rose profile image91
      Nell Roseposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks jan, yes you may be right there, I will go and do some work on them, and thanks so much.

  6. Alastar Packer profile image84
    Alastar Packerposted 3 years ago

    Don't know about Derrin Brown but congrats there Nell. The scuttlebutt on Dynamo is he we picked on in school and swore he'd get 'em all back by blowing their minds, figuratively speaking. So,according to neighbors on his small English town, he one day disappeard into the woods for several weeks and on returning he began to demo his new found magkical powrs. Some believe he conjured up other entites like the Djin or other like entitys to help him succeed to fame, yes ,hackneyed to some, but there it is.

    As far as the Panda roller coaster ride Nell, it bugs the heck out of me that
    fine and unique writers like your self this is happening too. My 35 or so hubs have been hit hard by this update for the first time in 4 yours. Maybe they'll recover, maybr not. The good news is the blogs have taken off like never before, so, it makes me wonder if writing sites are being penalized and independents, advertisers,  and business' not so much? Time will tell.

    1. Alastar Packer profile image84
      Alastar Packerposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Hubbers like Randy Godwin and janshares are good examples that the downturns aren't across the board ,though, Nell. We'll figure it out:)

    2. Nell Rose profile image91
      Nell Roseposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Alastar, and yes Dynamo is amazing! I love watching him! I was just having a moan, its a long time ago that my stats were that low, but hey it doesn't matter really, thanks as always.

  7. The Examiner-1 profile image73
    The Examiner-1posted 3 years ago

    Nell,
    Is that drop just recently or have you noticed it every year? The change in traffic at this time could be due to it being summertime - readers slacking off because they are doing other things, etc.

    1. Nell Rose profile image91
      Nell Roseposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks, no never happened before, maybe its the football all over the world or something, but its no biggy, thanks so much

    2. The Examiner-1 profile image73
      The Examiner-1posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      You are right, I did not think of something like the Olympics or Super Bowl.

  8. maalarue profile image90
    maalarueposted 3 years ago

    Hi Nell,
    The exact same thing happened to me last summer. And when summer ended, traffic picked up again and got even better than before. Might just be the summer doldrums.

    1. Nell Rose profile image91
      Nell Roseposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks maalarue, glad of your help

  9. lilmissmontana profile image87
    lilmissmontanaposted 3 years ago

    I don't know either but mine has dropped off pretty dramatically. About 1/3. Feeling pretty down about it so I have been off promoting, promoting, promoting in hopes of a quick jump. I'm sorry to hear about your traffic and I hope it gets better for both of us.

  10. sparkster profile image92
    sparksterposted 3 years ago

    Hmm I have no idea. My traffic seems to be at an all-time high yet I haven't published anything here for several months now.

    1. Nell Rose profile image91
      Nell Roseposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks sparkster, yes mine has gone back up now, too! phew! lol!

  11. thranax profile image51
    thranaxposted 3 years ago

    Hey Nell,

    Is it just one hub your talking about or your overall views? Also my traffic is up as of the last 2 weeks compared to the rest of the year! Could it be the topic of your hub/hubs that they don't relate much to summertime, college, or seasons during the time period? Did you use Google Analytics for at least 2 years? Check this time period last year to make sure the hubs at that time are preforming the same then as now, if not there could be a problem but most likely wont be! My latest stream of traffic is mostly from Pintrest, that kind of traffic takes off and skyrockets for a little bit then drops to almost nothing, maybe thats what your experiencing!

    Best of luck,
    ~thranax~

    1. Nell Rose profile image91
      Nell Roseposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks thranax, it has gone up now, its really strange, up and down up and down! lol!

  12. Novel Treasure profile image90
    Novel Treasureposted 3 years ago

    I have actually found the opposite to happen. My traffic is still continuing to increase though I have only published one new hub it about six months. I've also deleted a few poorly written, bad choice of topic hubs too.

    I wonder if it has to do with the subject matter of the hubs??

    Hoping it is just a temporary thing for you and that your traffic goes back up soon.

 
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