anyone getting traffic from yahoo

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  1. ofmelancholy profile image67
    ofmelancholyposted 8 years ago

    yahoo is probably the second search engine after google. Does anyone get traffic from yahoo? Does it worth the time you register your hub to yahoo?

    1. relache profile image85
      relacheposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yes.

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        ralwusposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        ditto!

    2. thisisoli profile image71
      thisisoliposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Bing is second to Google, not Yahoo, and while many people do see more traffic from yahoo than google, then proclaim it the winner, it is generally because htey got a high ranking in yahoo and not google, they could be losing out on thousands of Google visitors.

      Many people do not realise that the official search engine usage statistics use some pretty popular social networking sites which use the (cheaper) Yahoo back end search systems instead of Google.

  2. ReggieD06 profile image61
    ReggieD06posted 8 years ago

    When I search for some of my articles on Yahoo all types of garbage comes up, but they have the same title as my articles. I have not had that problem with Google.

  3. WryLilt profile image91
    WryLiltposted 8 years ago

    Just something you said grabbed me, Ofmelancholy.

    "Register your hub."

    You are aware that you don't need to submit or register anything for search engines to pick up your hub, right?
    Hubpages is an authority site, so most of the pages you create, (as long as they aren't too short or something like poetry or a very highly covered subject like 'how to make money online'), will get indexed within 24-48 hours in my experience. Some people try to speed this up by using a site like pingler but I don't bother.

    And back on topic. I get a few hits from google but it varies on subjects. Some subjects get a lot more hits from them. Most of my hits are from google though, with a few thrown in from Bing.

    I wouldn't stress. As long as you get external views, you're all good.

    1. ofmelancholy profile image67
      ofmelancholyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      ı don't get many external views, in fact very little thats the problem. Also my hubs are getting lost at google..So you all say ı don't need to do anything for my hubs appear on yahoo search?

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    TopUniverseposted 8 years ago

    So far i am getting some traffic from google and not from yahoo.

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    china manposted 8 years ago

    My teeny weeny traffic outside of hubpages comes from google and yahoo mostly.

  6. Michael Willis profile image77
    Michael Willisposted 8 years ago

    Yahoo has become a dud for traffic for me the past several months, but I get big traffic from Google so I am not upset. I am finally getting decent traffic from Bing though, especially since Yahoo and Bing are together. Weird it shows them separately. I also get traffic from AOL and several others as well. I have noticed a huge jump in Reddit since the New Digg was unveiled.

    1. WryLilt profile image91
      WryLiltposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Technically the two are networking, but not really together.

      http://news.yahoo.com/s/nf/20100825/bs_nf/74901

      For now.

  7. wilderness profile image97
    wildernessposted 8 years ago

    Something less than 2% of my views come from yahoo, although it's better than Bing.

  8. Kidgas profile image77
    Kidgasposted 8 years ago

    I get about 3% of my traffic from yahoo and 1.5% from bing

  9. ofmelancholy profile image67
    ofmelancholyposted 8 years ago

    thanks all for your insight on the topic

  10. Kangaroo_Jase profile image80
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 8 years ago

    strange, 3% of my traffic comes from Yahoo hoo ey and another 17% from Bing Bing Bing Crosby

  11. Barbara Kay profile image92
    Barbara Kayposted 8 years ago

    Yahoo search engine seems to be treating my hubs pretty well, but my websites that come up well in Google just don't show there. I've heard Yahoo likes long pages of content. It is hard to figure Yahoo out other than that.

    I've found that my hubs get indexed a lot faster if I send the urls to the search engines myself, within a couple of days.

  12. Garrett Mickley profile image77
    Garrett Mickleyposted 8 years ago

    I get a lot of hits from Yahoo.

  13. Wendy Krick profile image74
    Wendy Krickposted 8 years ago

    72% of traffic is from Google
    6.65% Yahoo
    3.97% from Bing

    The rest is referral sites and direct traffic.

  14. Research Analyst profile image81
    Research Analystposted 8 years ago

    yeah, I get some traffic from yahoo

  15. GeneralHowitzer profile image72
    GeneralHowitzerposted 8 years ago

    of course i think it is my fourth highest...

  16. lorlie6 profile image82
    lorlie6posted 8 years ago

    Not much, but some does come in.

  17. sabrebIade profile image59
    sabrebIadeposted 8 years ago

    I have noticed traffic from Bing and Yahoo both coming up.
    In a VERY few cases, traffic from Bing is beating Google.
    But since Google seems to be losing it's iron grip on search, I guess that's to be expected.

    http://www.pcworld.com/article/201058/g … lysis.html

 
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