It seems the traffic on my two published hubs was fairly good for a new Hubber for the first couple of days, but is down to essentially nothing after almost a week. Is this typical? I do plan on continuing to add content regularly.
Seems you write about something that needs to attract search engine traffic, primarily, so you need to focus on a long-term strategy involving keyword research. The initial traffic has included your own edits and perhaps some local traffic out of curiosity.
Early traffic tends to come from other hubbers. To get sustain traffic you need links and/or search engines bring in outside viewers.
by Dr. John Anderson 6 years ago
1. Sites such as "tools dot davidnaylor.co.uk/keyworddensity/" feature very prominently in the links list ("links:URL search") and appear to store huge list of links on servers. Could Google be mistaking them as "link farms".2. Subdomain staleness. I have noticed that...
by Daniel 5 years ago
Good job hubpages! Tell all your authors to write 3 sentence summaries about their hubs. Then use these summaries for meta descriptions in the actual webpages. Stupid. I bet hubpages has millions of pages with meta descriptions that clearly violate search engine guidelines. Bing won't even index a...
by Dr. John Anderson 5 years ago
The Googlebot visits new hubs within 30-60 minutes while they are in 'Pending' mode and the NOINDEX tag is in place for 24 Hours. This means that the bot does not index the page, and does not return for days or weeks. New pages do not get indexed for days or weeks. This causes lost traffic and lost...
by Yvonne Spence 5 years ago
I love HubPages, I feel that I have learned so much here and my confidence in writing non-fiction took such a huge leap when I was invited onto the Apprenticeship program last year. I have met some wonderful people here - both staff and other Hubbers. But as may other people have said, the idling...
by Jason Menayan 6 years ago
Hey everyone,Robin published a new Learning Center entry yesterday, that will be helpful to those looking to enhance or recover search traffic to their popular Hubs:Increase your Traffic by Updating your Hubs using these 12 StepsI personally used the principles outlined in the entry in...
by Liz Elias 23 months ago
I'm not asking about why hubs get featured or un-featured. I kind of know that.The issue is: I just did a category search in my hubs, and found that, out of 292 published hubs, 149 are unfeatured due to low traffic! That's a lot! Over half my articles! I don't have the time...
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