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I hate it when this happens. It is sending me a variety of keywords I don't often get, across a range of pages. Only single hits. It does this and then they usually disappear again.
It's like saying "look what you could have won" and then giving my prize to someone else.
I would prefer it gave me no traffic at all, rather than occasionally get my hopes up. It could just email me a picture of a dog turd with a suitable caption instead.
I don't look at Google analytics more than once a year. They are just not reliable enough. From what I read of others (like yourself) they seem a source of frustration more than anything useful. I go by old fashioned traffic numbers.
However I do like PageRank, not as a good source of information, but it brings people to my blog offering to pay me to run a text ad. Those text ads pay for my web hosting and domains with cash to spare. A nice bonus after all these years of paying everything myself.
What do I need Google analytics for? I'd rather be using Twitter.
Maybe it's fascinated with you and taking a closer look. Jeez, you're the type that would complain about the taxes on your lottery winnings, aren't you??
One view on a few articles can not be compared to a lottery win. It's about seven cents worth.
Meanwhile I have hundreds of high to variable quality non keyword researched bits of crap just waiting for a search visitor to actually put some effort in... read.. and do something more than a quick back arrow.
Re. Lottery. I might complain. Depends how much the tax was.
I have gotten 12 views today... down from around 120-130 on Sunday and Monday. That's right 12 whole views.
There's absolutely no question in my mind that your view times will be admirable once Google's algorithm gets in sync with your content. (Not a task I envy them).
Thanks. I have wondered how they are going to do it. On the plus side I have written one piece about toasters in the past. That's one of the ones they occasionally refer to, and then slam again.
Poor algorithm. Poor searchers. It's my own fault.
I'm betting on Google to win out over your attempts to befuddle them, only because HP has you on your own subdomain.
Re your toaster hub, Mark. My automotive stamping hub with the rookie illustrations has been looked over recently by Google UK. I like to think it's a couple chaps in business suits, perhaps explaining an issue to their Malaysian customers, when Google sends them my less-than-technical hub.
I'm seeing lots of blue arrows this weekend..ugh...that damn Panda!
Go take a look at http://hubpages.com/success/
Click on "Keep reading" for each of them so that you can see traffic charts. Notice anything? Most (not all) are seeing a downward tick at the end of their charts.
It's probably not you. Well, except for Mark: yes, Mark, the Universe actually has turned against you. That is, most of the Universe. I still like you, and will continue to until the Powers That Be really up their offers. At some point, I will sell out, of course, and then I too will be against you. But that could literally be weeks from now.
Wow, I didn't realise you could see their charts. I'm going to have a good look at those later.
Keep reading Pcunix. I am going to write something really quite good at some point, maybe not tomorrow, but could be any time this year.
Or the next year.
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