Traffic and Earnings will be poor from now through Labor Day

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  1. paradigmsearch profile image60
    paradigmsearchposted 9 years ago

    Agree or Disagree? smile

    1. Granny's House profile image65
      Granny's Houseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      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 They unpublished one of my hubs for a prohibited link?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!

  2. Mikeydoes profile image69
    Mikeydoesposted 9 years ago

    def true for me.. lol

  3. Richieb799 profile image67
    Richieb799posted 9 years ago

    Whats Labour Day? I'm from the UK smile I doubt they will suffer much if they are universal topics

    1. paradigmsearch profile image60
      paradigmsearchposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      The 5th of September and the “official” end of summer in U.S. Vacations and other forms of slackerdom will prevail until then. After that, everybody is back at work and on the net instead of doing their jobs. smile

  4. Randy Godwin profile image60
    Randy Godwinposted 9 years ago

    This time of year is my best earning period.  Or was.  Nothing is dependable on the internet.  smile

  5. profile image0
    adeaugustusposted 9 years ago

    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!

    1. Randy Godwin profile image60
      Randy Godwinposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I thought is was an advantage too, until my account was sabotaged by I know not what.  Tough luck, I suppose.  smile

  6. viryabo profile image95
    viryaboposted 9 years ago

    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 hmm

    1. profile image0
      adeaugustusposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Blue triangles might be some times frustrating.

  7. K9keystrokes profile image92
    K9keystrokesposted 9 years ago

    Wow. Kind of interesting. I will have to keep an eye on the blue arrows as well.

  8. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 9 years ago


    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.

  9. liljen23 profile image74
    liljen23posted 9 years ago

    I agree. I need to do more writing on vacations and maybe camping...

  10. relache profile image76
    relacheposted 9 years ago

    Agree.  It's a trend I've seen online for the last decade.

  11. gjcody profile image76
    gjcodyposted 9 years ago

    Never noticed ..but will look into this.  Thanks for the thought!

  12. Randy Godwin profile image60
    Randy Godwinposted 9 years ago

    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.

    1. Jean Bakula profile image96
      Jean Bakulaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      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.

      1. WriteAngled profile image86
        WriteAngledposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Fortunately scores are totally meaningless outside of Hubpages, i.e. where the earnings are.

        I remember someone from HP mentioning they are doing various experiments using staff accounts. Possibly they are giving recipes a look right now?

  13. ubanichijioke profile image75
    ubanichijiokeposted 9 years ago

    Vacation here i come. Destination unknown!

  14. paradigmsearch profile image60
    paradigmsearchposted 9 years ago

    Things are actually not bad today. smile

    Wednesday, August 24th.

    If this extrapolates accordingly to post Labor Day, then I'd say HP is really on the comeback trail big time. smile

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    Marye Audetposted 9 years ago

    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

    1. paradigmsearch profile image60
      paradigmsearchposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Your traffic is probably due to those Nigerian Dwarf Dairy goats. smile

      1. profile image0
        Marye Audetposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Actually it is usually on homeschooling and Christmas topics from this point.

  16. anujagarwal profile image62
    anujagarwalposted 9 years ago

    So far, today is the best day regarding HP traffic. It is up by almost 40%.

  17. paradigmsearch profile image60
    paradigmsearchposted 9 years ago

    It is indeed very good today. May the trend continue! smile

  18. Stacie L profile image90
    Stacie Lposted 9 years ago

    My traffic is great! now I jinxed it! yikes


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