Did anyone notice a significant fall of traffic in the last 2 days?

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  1. tnvrstar profile image67
    tnvrstarposted 11 years ago

    Or is it just me?

    1. Xenonlit profile image61
      Xenonlitposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Definitely holiday. I go through this every year everywhere I write. It is strange that my 30 day totals keep going up and down though...weird.

  2. missolive profile image61
    missoliveposted 11 years ago

    Yes, huge drop starting Wed.  -  picked back up today. I'm sure it was just the Thanksgiving holiday smile

  3. LindaSmith1 profile image60
    LindaSmith1posted 11 years ago

    Probably holiday.  Even my junk email has dropped, thank goodness.

    1. tnvrstar profile image67
      tnvrstarposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Lol so funny smile)

  4. profile image0
    twodawgsposted 11 years ago

    Yes, web traffic everywhere typically experiences drastic drops on major holidays.  Be prepared for a totally dead week from the day before Christmas to the day after New Years.

  5. tnvrstar profile image67
    tnvrstarposted 11 years ago

    If it's because of Holiday then it's fine. smile

  6. S.Graveson profile image59
    S.Gravesonposted 11 years ago

    Mines gone up in the past few weeks which has been pretty cool...ok it's only 300-360 a day but still nice and much better than it used to be.

  7. GmaGoldie profile image77
    GmaGoldieposted 11 years ago

    Holidays have a huge impact. And remember what today is - be on your toes for your gift articles!

    I found on eBay during school shopping - not to list anything other than school related - the traffic drops dramatically.

    Timing is sometimes everything.

    Happy Cyber Monday!

    1. paradigmsearch profile image59
      paradigmsearchposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Speaking of which, I am fond of name.com, so here's a plug for them. Cyber Monday only, $8 com/net doamin names.

      And, yes, my traffic was a corpse as well. big_smile

  8. Keith Matyi profile image61
    Keith Matyiposted 11 years ago

    I did not experience the problem. If anything, it was one of my best weeks ever!

  9. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image83
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 11 years ago

    Yes....but it was all due to the holiday weekend.  Supposedly today is a huge traffic day.  We'll see.

  10. Garrett Mickley profile image69
    Garrett Mickleyposted 11 years ago

    My traffic's only been going up.  This holiday week was the best week I've had in a while.

  11. arizonataylor profile image78
    arizonataylorposted 11 years ago

    NO, I haven't seen changes since mid October.  October 13th was the death nail for my hubs.  I survived the initial Panda updates, but 10-13-11 destroyed my traffic.  I'm running about 20 percent of what I was prior to that date.  No improvements yet. . .

    1. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image83
      Wesman Todd Shawposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I took a quick look at your hubs.  Can I make a suggestion?

      This worked for me - I removed all RSS feeds, and after a week or two, my traffic came back.

      1. IzzyM profile image88
        IzzyMposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        Well, here's an interesting thing.

        I have more than one username, and those with rss feeds were up or down, regardless.

        The whole Google Panda/subdomain thing has not yet settled down. I still do not know why this, my main name is slapped.

        1. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image83
          Wesman Todd Shawposted 11 years agoin reply to this

          Was that you I was talking to?????????


          I dang sure had a slap period too...I'm not Mr. Traffic, but it's back up to a point to where I can feel like it's not a waste of my time to be here.

          That said....I'm working more on blogger and Info Barrel these days....not for any particular reason other than being a bit burnt on looking at this site all day every day.

      2. relache profile image73
        relacheposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        I've got RSS feeds on most of my Hubs and all my pre-Panda traffic came back once the subdomains got implemented in July.  I don't think it's RSS feeds on principle that can harm traffic but whether or not you use them effectively.

        1. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image83
          Wesman Todd Shawposted 11 years agoin reply to this

          If we use the "latest hub" RSS Feed, and it's on every hub - do you think that Google considers that duplicate content?

  12. carol3san profile image60
    carol3sanposted 11 years ago

    I'm sure the long holiday w/e had a lot to do with the fall in traffic.  Let's see what happens this week.

  13. thisisoli profile image72
    thisisoliposted 11 years ago

    Pretty good traffic here - friday and today should be fantastic for traffic, but the weekend deals also usually attract online shoppers.

    This is from a sales writing perspective though, not sure how other types of writing on here would fare.

    1. Pcunix profile image90
      Pcunixposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      My traffic is up about 33%.  Very little in the way of "sales hubs" in my stack.

  14. prairieprincess profile image89
    prairieprincessposted 11 years ago

    My traffic was up, but almost no revenue. I certainly didn't see anything from Black Friday or Cyber Monday. Except views. No moola!

  15. gabgirl12 profile image61
    gabgirl12posted 11 years ago

    Mine shot up today. But then again I've been writing more and tweaking the ones I've had. That was a suggestion by some hubbers when I first started. And it seems to have been a good one.

  16. Richieb799 profile image64
    Richieb799posted 11 years ago

    I didn't have much of a drop for Thanks Giving, Its going to be a photo finish to see if I reach a record with Adsense but I've had some great days this month.


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