The following google analytics daily unique visitor traffic graph is backed up by server traffic data and google webmasters clicks to site data.
Image of Graph:
Most traffic comes from google:
Traffic Sources Chart
Before Oct 1st traffic was rising steadily with no problems.
No changes where made before the peak rise in traffic and during or after the massive drop.
The bumps in traffic happen when I change something e.g
Change paramaters that are ignored on google webmaster
Or redesign some pages on my website.
(But evidently the traffic then subsides)
My site offers original, non-commercial and keyword specific information:
I have just submitted my second reconsideration request to google.
Traffic from Bing, Yahoo, other reffering sites and direct traffic has been rising.
(But since a lot of my traffic came from google anyway im missing out on a lot)
Google Adsense revenue is down a lot and I am hardly breaking even on costs
Submitted this thrread to google webmaster help about why links to my site skyrocketed just before traffic dropped.