A wonderful and wierd thing has happened to one of my hubs.

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  1. Rochelle Frank profile image90
    Rochelle Frankposted 4 years ago

    A hub I posted eleven (yes, ELEVEN) years ago has suddenly been boosted into hub stratosphere.

    Over the years it has gathered many favorable comments, and has consistently had 1 - 3 views per day for a loooong time. Suddenly it has shot up to about two thousand views  a day for no discernable reason. NOT complaining, mind you. I wish I knew the secret to apply to other articles.

    This may be a short-lived phenomenon, so I will bask in the glory for a moment.
    It is second on a Google page when searching for the subject  and has a couple of  featured blurbs on the niche site.

    It has also gained a hubscore of 100... which I have not seen for awhile.

    This may be a passing fancy--- but for now it it an amazing boost.

    This may be a hint to others who think they have a good article that is not gathering views--- you  don't necessarily remove it.

    1. chef-de-jour profile image97
      chef-de-jourposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Great fun. I wonder, did you alter it in any way?

    2. PegCole17 profile image93
      PegCole17posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      What an uplifting report! Thanks for sharing this terrific news about your article that has achieved well-deserved recognition. May it continue to prosper!

    3. Peggy W profile image97
      Peggy Wposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      That is good advice to leave hubs alone other than occasional updating.  Congratulations on the sudden increase in views.  May it continue!

    4. OldRoses profile image93
      OldRosesposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations!  I've had a couple of hubs that languished for years suddenly take off for no apparent reason, but never in the thousands of views.  I'm impressed (and a little envious).  Fingers crossed that this keeps happening for you.

  2. AliciaC profile image93
    AliciaCposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations, Rochelle! That sounds like wonderful news. I hope the increased views continue for a long time.

    1. Rochelle Frank profile image90
      Rochelle Frankposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I'm not counting on continuation, but happy to see it. Thank you.

  3. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image80
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 4 years ago

    I'm quite sure you deserve this.

    1. Rochelle Frank profile image90
      Rochelle Frankposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks, Wesman. I am a very lucky person. I have more than I deserve, but I like this one a lot. Wishing you well.

  4. Kenna McHugh profile image91
    Kenna McHughposted 4 years ago

    That is excellent news, enjoy the ride!

    1. Rochelle Frank profile image90
      Rochelle Frankposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      It is a fun ride, but I lived near Disneyland for many years and am aware tha rides can come to a sudden end after a lot of  surprises, swerves and ups and downs. Hoping for an E ticket.

  5. profile image0
    Marie Lawrenceposted 4 years ago

    Happy for you, Rochelle. What a wonderful surprise!

  6. lobobrandon profile image89
    lobobrandonposted 4 years ago

    That's really nice!

  7. poppyr profile image92
    poppyrposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations, that’s great!

  8. Randy Godwin profile image60
    Randy Godwinposted 4 years ago

    Cool beans Rochelle! Someone apparently linked your story somewhere. smile

  9. Solaras profile image95
    Solarasposted 4 years ago

    I had an article on my blog that got shared on Reddit. It rocketed up to 60,000 views in 2 days.  Sadly then it tailed of to 20 per day. lol 

    I hope your new found interest has staying power! Sometimes just getting a link on a popular blog or site can make all the difference for months or years to come.  Best Wishes

  10. Jodah profile image92
    Jodahposted 4 years ago

    What a wonderful surprise, Rochelle. It gives us all hope that anything is possible. Maybe this popularity will spread to other articles of yours.

    1. Rochelle Frank profile image90
      Rochelle Frankposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      It has had a slight effect on other stats, but I can see that the views are coasting downwards toward more normal ranges again. It was fun.

  11. techygran profile image88
    techygranposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations Rochelle, and I echo the thanks of others for sharing this encouraging and pretty amazing experience with your article.  May the Creative Flow continue with you!

    1. Rochelle Frank profile image90
      Rochelle Frankposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you techy, views on this on have quieted down a lot but they are staying at a much higher level than previously.

  12. Rosie Rosa profile image61
    Rosie Rosaposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations Rochelle! I think this is a wonderful surprise.


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