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Does US election effect website traffic (like holidays)

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by casperl, Nov 9, 2016.

  1. casperl

    casperl Regular Member

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    My website traffic dropped considerably today. I hope that it is related to the election. Otherwise, it should be an algorithmic penalty. :(

    So, does US election effect website traffic (like holidays)?
     
  2. equinoctial

    equinoctial Regular Member

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    I guess so. My YouTube views dropped.
     
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  3. NobelNerd

    NobelNerd Power Member

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    Yupp sometimes do ..but check your ranking that will give an idea no?
     
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  4. Massacre

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    Yes, YouTube views are like half what it used to be
     
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  5. casperl

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    I observe similar behavior today. My main website has mostly US traffic and it is like half of what it used to be.
     
  6. sviedinys

    sviedinys Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    For sure, this is very big thing in US like nowhere else...
     
  7. casperl

    casperl Regular Member

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    Any other feedback with reported numbers?
     
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    Windmm Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    For sure man!
     
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    azurous Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Yes. just wait a few days to get back to normal
     
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    It did affect my Youtube views as well. lol
     
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  11. aceone

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    Agreed, same for us
     
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    I have a site that is in the midst of a very upward trend, but yesterday it was off considerably as well. I believe a lot of attention was shifted towards the elections.
     
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