Is your traffic lower on weekends?

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  1. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 9 years ago

    Mine almost always is. Once in a while, I'll have a $20 or $25 Saturday or Sunday, but otherwise, my weekend traffic and earnings are lower than they are during the week. How about you?

    1. David 470 profile image83
      David 470posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I think if the hub is something about what a person does on a weekend theirs a chance you could get more. I think its random and has a lot do with the topic perhaps....

      Example: swimming,videogames, and other things people might possibly search for on weekends, but who knows?

  2. Cagsil profile image80
    Cagsilposted 9 years ago

    On some of my hubs traffic increases on the weekend, as does my making money. wink

    Some lose traffic, but still get clicks. So, either way I continue to make money. lol

  3. EmpressFelicity profile image75
    EmpressFelicityposted 9 years ago

    Yes, at the moment I find that my views plummet between Friday afternoon and the middle of Sunday (UK time).

  4. lrohner profile image73
    lrohnerposted 9 years ago

    Actually, Monday is my best day of the week traffic-wise, followed by Saturday. Midweek is the worst for me. My traffic is definitely down a bit on Sundays, but the people that remain are shoppers, because I usually sell a lot more on Sundays. smile

  5. thisisoli profile image71
    thisisoliposted 9 years ago

    I think I am one of teh few peopel here who normally sees a rise in traffic on a weekend, yesterday was however an exception to my usualy friday sad

  6. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 9 years ago

    My best days are mid-week. I guess it all depends on the subject matter of your hubs? Mine, however, are all over the place! lol

  7. relache profile image78
    relacheposted 9 years ago

    Some of my Hubs do better during the week, and others on the weekend.

  8. Bill Manning profile image67
    Bill Manningposted 9 years ago

    MY own websites do much, much better on the weekends. I get a good 40% of my sales on weekends on my sites.

    Hubs however seem to be about the same from day to day.

  9. Flightkeeper profile image66
    Flightkeeperposted 9 years ago

    Yep, it's lower on the weekends, but I have no idea why, right now it just is for me big_smile

    1. Pcunix profile image94
      Pcunixposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Probably because, unlike us, most people have better things to do on the weekend than surf the Internet.

      1. habee profile image90
        habeeposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Oh, no! Say it ain't so, P! Does that mean that eveyone's web surfing when they're supposed to be working?? I always wondered about that...

        1. Pcunix profile image94
          Pcunixposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          That would be my guess.

  10. Shadesbreath profile image82
    Shadesbreathposted 9 years ago

    The stuff that gets traffic via searching goes down, but the comedy stuff stays pretty consistent and sometimes goes up a little.

  11. profile image0
    ryankettposted 9 years ago

    Yes it does, about 30%.

    Not so much when the World Cup was on, as I have a lot of soccer hubs.

    My biggest earning days are almost always Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, although Mondays have begun to strengthen for me, and Thursdays have begun to drop off a little.

  12. profile image0
    ryankettposted 9 years ago

    You could try and write hubs with titles such as "what to do on a sunday" or something!

  13. bojanglesk8 profile image60
    bojanglesk8posted 9 years ago

    All the traffic and earnings are about the same, weekday or weekend.

  14. Pandoras Box profile image69
    Pandoras Boxposted 9 years ago

    My earnings drop significantly on the weekends, but only because amazon shipments drop off. However, my amazon orders always rise nicely on the weekends, setting me up for lots of shipments during the next week.

    As far as actual traffic goes, I keep a spreadsheet to monitor my own stats, and I update it on a daily basis, even though I usually only fill it in once a week.

    I can not determine that any particular day or days gets more or less traffic on a regular basis than any other day or days. Not on an overall basis or on a particular blog or hub account either. All of them have random highs and random lows.

  15. girly_girl09 profile image83
    girly_girl09posted 9 years ago

    Yes - about 30% lower!

    My best traffic is always Mondays/Tuesdays. I do tend to get a lot of amazon sales on the weekends though.

  16. Pcunix profile image94
    Pcunixposted 9 years ago

    Ayup.  Usually starts falling off on Friday, though sometimes Friday takes a big jump.  Sat and Sun drop 20% and sometimes Mon is off some too.

    Anything over $15 on a weekend day is a bonus and unexpected for me.

    But that does not count e-book sales.  Sometimes I will sell two or three over the weekend, which more than makes up for the ad loss.

  17. bileygur profile image59
    bileygurposted 9 years ago

    Saturdays are worst, but Sunday afternoon can be pretty good.

  18. Pandoras Box profile image69
    Pandoras Boxposted 9 years ago

    For the people who lose significant traffic on the weekends, is any decent portion of your hubs product focused?

    1. EmpressFelicity profile image75
      EmpressFelicityposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      For me personally, the biggest drop is from my highest-traffic hub - which is a "how to" hub rather than a product-oriented hub.

  19. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 9 years ago

    Well, shucks - I'll have to eat my words. Today was one of my best earning days of all time!

    1. earnestshub profile image85
      earnestshubposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I would say generally it is lower, but like you habee, sometimes it spikes. smile

    2. lorlie6 profile image81
      lorlie6posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Up late again, young lady?  I'm keeping an eye on you! smile

      1. habee profile image90
        habeeposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Which eye, Laurel?

  20. Paradise7 profile image80
    Paradise7posted 9 years ago

    Actually, my traffic seems to be higher on weekends.  Funny that.

    I think it was the right eye Laurel was keeping on Habee.  That leaves Laurel with only one eye free, so write BIG!


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