So a few days ago I had a 20-fold increase to average organic traffic to a single article I have.
This happened without me doing anything to the article and took me by surprise
Since this is a massive boost I would love to see on my other articles it got me wondering how it happened, but I can't think of anything reasonable.
Has this happened to anyone else and do you know why?
Check the days traffic sources. I have had this happen when it is shared on social media and also when an article is selected for the top spot by google android.
I've never figured out why it happens, but I've learned to enjoy whole it lasts. Unfortunately, those amazing traffic boosts usually fade in a few days.
Recently, I had one that generally putters around at 30 hits a day then one day it went to over 3,000. I checked the referrers but it just said Goggle, which didn't help much. The article has now settled back to its normal level. I suspect it had something to do with a close fly-by from an alien spacecraft.
If you have a high ranking on Google, you will get a lot of traffic when there is a TV special or some news report about your subject.
Was it the rutabaga article? Maybe there was an HBO special about "Celebrity rutabagas in the Game of Thrones". That would certainly cause a spike in traffic.
Sadly, no Dr. Mark. I've been trying, without success, to get rutabaga product placements in the most popular movies and TV shows. But, it seems producers demand fees for such things. Mercenary toads.
It happens, and enjoy the ride. I recall two that stand out at the moment, which I could trace the cause. One time a screenwriting teacher recommend one of my articles to all his students. That was fun, and the rise lasted over a month. One time, an article on building up the immunity system rose steadily for two weeks. The source was google.
One of my articles is doing the same thing. The day before yesterday it was at about 300 views and routinely gets between 200 and 400 views a day. Yesterday it was up to almost 5000 and today it's at about 7300. The referral source for almost all of it is Google in one form or another. I've had this happen twice before with two other articles, one of which up almost 300% one day then 500% the next day then stayed at about 300% for a week or so. I wish I knew a way to create this on all my articles
by leakeem 10 months ago
I have read somewhere here that google search engines take into account the page-views to compute ranking. Is it advisable to delete non-performing Hubs, those with 0 pageviews a day, as a way to increase traffic in an attempt to increase ranking?How do you deal with low-performing hubs?thanks in...
by Don Bobbitt 3 years ago
I've been an active user of HP for over 6 years. Over that time, my income would increase until, suddenly, my "reads" would take a hit and my (modest) income would take a drop.This has happened a number of times, as you all know.And, I dutifully went through my articles and modified,...
by Michael Kismet 20 months ago
I just received a pleasant surprise while checking my stats, which I admit I do more often than I should. But one of my best performing hubs got 10 times the amount of traffic it usually receives, from 200-300 to over 3300. This has happened before but I figure it was a share that begot more...
by Cholee Clay 10 months ago
One of my articles has an over 200 percent increase in traffic. When I look at sources it looks like buzzfeed dot com was the second highest source. It's a little less than half of what my Google traffic is, but it is still a pretty significant amount. Although the hp stats on the article don't...
by Wesman Todd Shaw 6 days ago
I've got a lot of pages which need some serious improvement. I'm talking things which are 5 or more years old. So I'm going to almost entirely rewrite some things, but when I'm finished, the page could need a new title. The subject won't change much on any of these pages, but it could change enough...
by Raven B 14 months ago
how do I increase traffic? Such as tips and tricks. I Love writing and I want to improve but I am also a stay at home mom so making a little side money would be nice.
Copyright © 2019 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
HubPages Inc, a part of Maven Inc.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|