So the past few months I’ve noticed a serious coloration between delivering early and traffic to my gig.
As you probably know the algo has changed and the search results are now dynamic.
On the thread explaining this it was suggested to not let the orders pass the 12 hour deadline. I was guilty of this A LOT.
Sooo. I put this to the test.
My orders had decreased severely and I started delivering like two days early… Boom orders start flooding in again.
Then I get a little overwhelmed with life one week and all my orders cut it close to the deadline. Boom enquiries and orders stop.
I just cleared my que of all orders less than a day away from deadline and I’m suddenly getting orders again.
So yeah, it seems that we need to deliver as soon as possible for the best results. It makes sense cos the algo must be like “hey this person is too busy or can’t handle all their orders / is inefficient don’t send them anymore”.
And when your competing with hundreds of other sellers offering the same service and level of quality, things like delivery time are one of the few ways to seperate the good from the amazing sellers.