backdraft7 - 2:09 pm on Jul 24, 2013 (gmt 0)
Since Saturday, there have been substantial improvements in traffic and conversions. This pattern is very typical of all updates since 5/2010. First the noob / MFA type sites get a boost, while at the same time long established sites drop for a day or two, then the noob sites drop back and the old timer / auth sites pop back up...until the next update, which might be a few days at best. Rinse & repeat.
We had three good days, now today traffic is back to a trickle...must be another update rolling through. Nothing they have done recently is "softening the blow" of updates for us.
I'm finding the best way to force traffic is to pay to promote Facebook posts. IMHO, FB is the future for delivering quality / buying traffic.