Where Did All My Traffic Go?

Last Update: July 22, 2019

I have seen a big (well big for me) drop in traffic in the past week. I have been averaging around 55 organic sessions per day for July, now it's in the 20's. Just curious if others are experiencing the same.

I checked to see if there was a Google Algorithm update in July to follow up the June 3 update. I did see some chatter about something maybe happening on July 11 & 12, but nothing concrete.

Anyway, just curious what other people are seeing. Organic traffic to my site has been steadily increasing since March, and now all of a sudden, this week it's dropping.

I know it's all part of the game, but frustrating nonetheless.

Thanks,

Steve

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Cinderella5 Premium
I would love to know how to check organic traffic for my website?
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skmorrow Premium
If you have Google Analytics installed, it's pretty easy. There are several ways to do this.

On the left pane click on Acquisition>All Traffic>Channels

Then you can scroll down a bit and see Organic, Referral, Direct, etc. All you have to do is click on the link "Organic" and that will show you what you are looking for.

At the top right-hand corner of the screen, you can change the date range.
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zidane786 Premium
Same here, my traffic took a nose on June 3rd and hasn't recovered since I was getting like 70 organic visitors and now its less than 30. I do know what the problem is for me though, its all about links. I just don't have the budget to purchase high authority links at the moment. So, just have to keep creating content and hope for the best.
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SaraPoyner Premium
I was seeing 20's and 30's and then last week everyday it was single figures?
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skmorrow Premium
So frustrating.
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Kyle Premium Plus
Are you seeing a dip in your ranking position, or is this just traffic? Sometimes traffic in the summer can dip at strange times (depending on the niche), so I wouldn't panic.

In particular, this shouldn't be much of a worry if you are still retaining your rankings. If you have seen your rankings dip, then that is something that you would want to look at.

And don't let this curb your content creation, ie, stop working on your website. Many people see a dip, they get discourage and stop building. That is always the worst thing you can do.
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skmorrow Premium
My average position has been dropping as well. Could this be a delayed effect from the June update?
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mmussehl Premium
My daily traffic is down to teens and was 40-50s. I will keep plugging along but was curious if anyone else had the same issue and what might help.
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Michelle
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mmussehl Premium
Noticed big drop for me too at beginning of summer but rank is improving. I was curious if I had accidentally checked or unchecked a box hee hee!
Michelle
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