dataguy - 9:21 pm on Aug 12, 2011 (gmt 0)
I haven't had access to my development computer this week, so I can't get exact statistics. So far, I've converted about 90% of user accounts to subdomains. Traffic has gone from a low of about 30% of pre-Panda, to about 50% of pre-Panda.
This doesn't sound that good, but to me, it's great! It means the difference between me being able to afford to continue working on the site, and me having to get a regular job.
A few interesting points:
I've seen some of my strongest content, now on subdomains, competing with similar hub pages content, also now on subdomains.
Since the new design using subdomains 'silos' each writers articles so that they don't interlink with articles from other writers, the strong writers are doing better, and the weak writers are doing worse (in general). One of my writers received a link from Huffpo a while back. Everything he writes now goes #1.
Incidentally, the site has gone through Panda 2.4 which occurred 2 days ago without any trouble. I have another site where I was sending my lower-quality articles, and it has now been real eased from Panda. Go figure.