Massive Traffic Drop (stolen work or something else?)

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  1. David 470 profile image84
    David 470posted 9 years ago

    Overnight, my traffic suddenly plunged about 50%. I have no idea why this has happened because my traffic has been relatively consistent. Has there been any new algorithms or anything. hmm

    But I have heard that some hubbers have had their work stolen. I fear this may happened to me or this could be another issue.

    It seems quite strange considering I have been monitoring my hubs for months and now all of a sudden an abrupt decline.

  2. wordscribe43 profile image90
    wordscribe43posted 9 years ago

    Sorry to hear that, David.  It appears another algo has been rolled out:

    http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/96779

  3. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 9 years ago
  4. BWD316 profile image82
    BWD316posted 9 years ago

    I just read yesterday via Linkedin that google was rolling out another algo this week and its effects would be seen pretty quickly, i'll try and find the link

    1. BWD316 profile image82
      BWD316posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      this isn't the article i read but its about the latest update, targeting web spam hope it's helpful

      http://searchenginewatch.com/article/21 … s-Web-Spam

  5. Rosie2010 profile image70
    Rosie2010posted 9 years ago

    Mine is down almost 30% from yesterday. sad

  6. TheMagician profile image95
    TheMagicianposted 9 years ago

    Like others have said, Google is rolling out a new algo I guess. I have no idea what's going on though, but it seems as if my traffic is actually rising. Might just be my luck though...

  7. charliegrumples profile image37
    charliegrumplesposted 9 years ago

    same happened to me .. I'm on less than 50% almost overnight. It most likely is connected to the algo change. I won't be posting anything for a while but it will probably right itself over time but I'm waiting to see.

  8. fastfreta profile image76
    fastfretaposted 9 years ago

    Whew! I thought it was just me. Two days now and traffic is horrible,(down 50%), hope to see better soon.

  9. janderson99 profile image59
    janderson99posted 9 years ago

    Guess What!
    Its called Penguin
    a Flight-less bird - how apt!
    http://searchengineland.com/google-laun … lts-119295
    http://s4.hubimg.com/u/6527803.jpg

  10. Paul Edmondson profile imageSTAFF
    Paul Edmondsonposted 9 years ago

    There was a panda update on 4/19.  I think that is what you're seeing.  There was very little impact with Penguin on HP.

    1. PaulGoodman67 profile image97
      PaulGoodman67posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for the info, Paul.

    2. IzzyM profile image88
      IzzyMposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      My traffic fell on the 24th (on another subdomain, not this one), but was fine in the few days between the 19th and 24th, increasing if anything.

      1. sabrebIade profile image78
        sabrebIadeposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Same here.
        Down over 1,000 hits on the 24th.
        Till then it was fine.

  11. paradigmsearch profile image61
    paradigmsearchposted 9 years ago

    http://cdn.greenprophet.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/King-Penguin-560x546.jpg
    The conspiracy continues...

    1. David 470 profile image84
      David 470posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      You stupid penguin, get outta here!!! lol

      hmm

  12. paradigmsearch profile image61
    paradigmsearchposted 9 years ago

    http://cdn.greenprophet.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/King-Penguin-560x546.jpg
    "Sooo..., do we move hubpages pagerank from 6 to 7? Let's flip a coin..."

    1. janderson99 profile image59
      janderson99posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Penguins like to clip the wings of soaring SEOs

      1. paradigmsearch profile image61
        paradigmsearchposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        I really, really do need to win that damn lottery. Never going to happen though. big_smile

        1. janderson99 profile image59
          janderson99posted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Hey! I just bought a lottery ticket.
          My daily traffic has just hit its lowest point in 2012, and so has HP on Quantcast. I know, its the weather!

          1. PaulGoodman67 profile image97
            PaulGoodman67posted 9 years agoin reply to this

            Somebody told me that my traffic was low because of Easter last week.  I didn't have the heart to tell them that Easter had actually been and gone 2 weeks earlier.

            That said, my traffic is now way lower than it ever was on Easter Sunday!

  13. David 470 profile image84
    David 470posted 9 years ago

    How do I know if I was affected by the panda update on 4/19 or the Penguin?

    My traffic fell on the 25th.

    I am growing tired of these Google Updates. I have seen my rise and fall of traffic with HP over the last couple years.

  14. thelyricwriter profile image87
    thelyricwriterposted 9 years ago

    Same here. Down 50%. It is so much easier writing when you know your being paid for your hard work. Hopefully it picks back up.

  15. Dorsi profile image89
    Dorsiposted 9 years ago

    And to think I used to like those cute little penguins.

  16. dhannyya profile image83
    dhannyyaposted 9 years ago

    Pl suggest a solution for traffic drop. my traffic has hit the bottom

 
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