crazy traffic this mornong...anyone seeing it?

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  1. Techxan

    Techxan Elite Member

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    This morning all of a sudden I have a stream of traffic from all over the place, google included. Before Penguin, this site had about 200UV a day. Post penguin it was getting between 20 and 30.

    Site is a Quasi authority site in the computer repair niche, 41 pages of good quality content.

    Suddenly this morning, so far 168 visitors coming into my site not only from google, but I am seeing an influx of traffic from forum posts, google Images, blog comments, and guest posts.

    I use Piwik, so my stats are in real time, and very detailed. I was not getting any of this volume until about 2 am (CST) May 01.

    Rankings seem the same, more or less but traffic is up....


    Dammed if I know why or how to duplicate it.

    All I can figure is that maybe all those sites are getting more traffic now, and I am benefiting indirectly from their traffic.

    Anyone else seeing it.?
     
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  2. justin631

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    That's interesting... while my none of my sites were hit by the new algo updates, one of my sites did see an increase in traffic late yesterday - looking through GA there was a definite a shift in my organic keywords, looks like I gained rank on a bunch of tail end product related terms.
     
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    Its Labor Day around the world. Pretty much everywhere with a western culture except US. My sites get a 2-300% surge these days.
     
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    Interesting... makes sense for today, my spike yesterday was all US though, actually looks like it might be continuing into today.
     
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    I'm super jealous. My rankings and traffic are as low as April 25 :(. If you find anything please share haha.

    Edit: h.udo's theory makes sense
     
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    The question is: is any of that traffic converting? Getting any sales / clicks etc?
     
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    It is good news it's good for you congrate's
     
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    Try to find out so you can replicate :)
     
  9. Techxan

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    Still there, not converting, and tapering off a little this morning. Strange....even pulling traffic off images with alt stuff like :"red arrow pointing left" "WPM logo"