If you want to make money go somewhere else. Hub Pages is getting really bad. They unpublished one of my hubs for a prohibited link? The link was Amazon!
I am going to unpublish all my hubs before Hub Pages has me pick them apart then go somewhere else with them!
Whats Labour Day? I'm from the UK I doubt they will suffer much if they are universal topics
This time of year is my best earning period. Or was. Nothing is dependable on the internet.
That sounds like advantage to me! to some the summer time is there best earning period, but to people that doesnt write on stuffs that relates to holidays/vacation. then days after 5th of september would be like christmas eve!
I guess no more checking of stats or GA for me till the 6th then. No need to upset myself watching the falling blue arrows.
I kind of wondered what was happening to my earnings today
Wow. Kind of interesting. I will have to keep an eye on the blue arrows as well.
Although a very large proportion of traffic is US based, the trend is growing with more people using this site internationally.
It is extremely helpful to have quality hubs with evergreen content. Suffice to say nothing wrong writing hubs based on trends, gossip, holidays and such, but these are seasonal and traffic in spikes occurs.
I salivate for this time of year as the Northern hemisphere stays indoors longer and I see a rise of traffic from Sept through to March.
I agree. I need to do more writing on vacations and maybe camping...
Never noticed ..but will look into this. Thanks for the thought!
No, it's not a trend when one has their highest traffic and earnings in a particular season and it falls %80 the day after my best earning day of the year on Adsense. I know my traffic has been penalized by Google for some reason or no reason at all. It's no trend.
I'll probably get kicked off but some of the staff who have 100 scores should be ashamed of the crap they write. Last night one of the leadersw wrote a falafel recipe (we were told to stop writing recipes). It had about 5 ingedients, including a can of garbanzo beans, and you pop it all in the food processor and bake it in cute shapes. That earns a 100 score? A 10 year old writes like that. You need to be a "pet" around here.
Things are actually not bad today.
Wednesday, August 24th.
If this extrapolates accordingly to post Labor Day, then I'd say HP is really on the comeback trail big time.
Disagree. Usually from this point on I have my highest traffic of the year..and I am seeing the same trend. It will dip labor day weekend but not until then
So far, today is the best day regarding HP traffic. It is up by almost 40%.
It is indeed very good today. May the trend continue!
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