I had an article that went on a real tear for a few days and then plummeted. Is there any way to rejuvenate such an article when that happens? I thought it would keep building and building for a
longer period of time. Any suggestions? Thanks!
I would be inclined to take a look at your traffic sources and see if you can identify where the extra traffic came from. Although it's nice to have a sudden spike in traffic, it is usually only temporary.
Something similar happened with one of my newly published hubs last year. It lasted almost 2 weeks and I discovered that it had been shared by someone with a large Facebook following. Long-term, you really need to focus on building regular organic traffic and enjoy the peaks when they happen.
As regards rejuvenating the article, there is nothing wrong with updating and revising from time-to-time. However, unless you know where that extra traffic came from, you are unlikely to be able to replicate that success. Also, as in my case, the traffic may have arisen following the actions of a third party and therefore, difficult to reproduce.
Hope this helps, although you seem to achieving success with your hubs as it is.
Thanks so much, Marketing Merit, for the helpful information. Someone shared my article on Facebook and it really took off for a few days and then crashed and burned. I was really surprised it was such a short run as I thought it would keep building and building (at least, I was hoping). I will follow your advice and keep on working at organic traffic--slow and steady!
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