Why is traffic to my hubs only coming from Google search engine?

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  1. incomeguru profile image94
    incomeguruposted 13 years ago

    I noticed that 98% of my hub organic traffic is from google, why not from other search engines, specifically yahoo search engine and bing?

    1. Tweetmom profile image67
      Tweetmomposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      i think that is considered very good already. Most of my traffic i still need to promote through my facebook and twitter and daily traffic is still not much. I love your hubs by the way. it is very informative and easy to understand.

  2. psycheskinner profile image83
    psycheskinnerposted 13 years ago

    Because Google has approximately 98% market share.

    1. LeisureLife profile image68
      LeisureLifeposted 13 years agoin reply to this


    2. Susana S profile image92
      Susana Sposted 13 years agoin reply to this


      1. thisisoli profile image71
        thisisoliposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        it's important to note that that graph relates more closely to worldwide market share, a lot of foreign nations do not use Google as much.

        Google Operates in the high 80% range of search engine traffic in the UK and the US.

        I am more concerned by the fact that someone with the name 'income guru' is asking such a basic question!

        1. Susana S profile image92
          Susana Sposted 13 years agoin reply to this

          It's a graph for the US?

          I think the latest figure for Google UK is just under 90%.

          Anyhoo, google certainly doesn't get 98% of the search share as someone else stated.

          And I don't think I will be following the wisdom of income guru either, lol lol

  3. TinaTango profile image69
    TinaTangoposted 13 years ago

    I would definitely not complain!  Google is one of the most popular search engines on the internet, I wish I had most of my traffic from google!  Mine just comes mostly from Hubpages sad

  4. PaulGoodman67 profile image95
    PaulGoodman67posted 13 years ago

    You should be pleased, incomeguru, esp if it's google.com!  It's taken me 2 months to get more google.com traffic than hubpages!  But I know what you mean!  I do have a couple of posts that attract a little yahoo and bing search traffic. There's so much written on Google, I hardly know anything about what criteria other search engines use to determine searches.  Maybe someone should write a humb on it?

    1. kmackey32 profile image63
      kmackey32posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Hmmmmmm, great idea....lol

  5. kmackey32 profile image63
    kmackey32posted 13 years ago

    most of mine is google also as I believe most here at hubpages are also from google...

  6. wilderness profile image94
    wildernessposted 13 years ago

    Yahoo + Bing is about 1/3 of google dot com for me.  Add in all the other googles and they have an overwhelming advantage.

    1. kmackey32 profile image63
      kmackey32posted 13 years agoin reply to this


  7. Michael Willis profile image67
    Michael Willisposted 13 years ago

    I have seen on Yahoo that it can take a lot longer to get indexed with them. Bing seems somewhat faster than Yahoo. Google still indexes our Hubs faster than the others, just not as high lately it appears.

  8. Rosie2010 profile image68
    Rosie2010posted 13 years ago

    Mine is mostly Google too, but not 98%  I used to get most of my traffic from Hubpages, but Google.com has surpassed it and that's not counting the other googles.  I have some traffic coming in from Bing and Yahoo but not much.  98% Google.com traffic is great!

  9. psycheskinner profile image83
    psycheskinnerposted 13 years ago

    I was being a little glib rather than literal with the 98% remark, but that chart looks off.  Google is usually brushing 90%

  10. PaulGoodman67 profile image95
    PaulGoodman67posted 13 years ago

    I suspect that HP make their site Google friendly, as Google are the biggest SE, and HP needs traffic to survive as a business.  But being Google friendly doesn't necessarily mean that your site is picked up by other SEs.

  11. prettydarkhorse profile image61
    prettydarkhorseposted 13 years ago

    think Google represents almost 86 percent
    http://www.karmasnack.com/about/search- … ket-share/

  12. Cheeky Girl profile image67
    Cheeky Girlposted 13 years ago

    Er, has anyone suggested registering your hub links on the other search engines like Bing and Yahoo ? Or Stumbling, and tweeting the stumbles, or bookmarking the tweets?.....

    Just asking....


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