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When I started blogging, one of the hottest topics was which is best: quality or quantity blog posts? I have tested several “web traffic tricks” in order to learn the answer. And the results are in!
But first, let’s take a look at all of the tricks that so-called gurus have claimed will get you better traffic. Because this is exactly how I found my answer to the quality versus quantity question.
Blogging Tricks that Work… Right?
Since you are reading this blog post, my bet is that you are a blogger yourself. Great! And so it goes without saying, you have tried to figure out how you can get more web traffic. Here are some of the tricks I found online, from worse to best.
5. Add Attractive People to the Image
I got on Canva, Pexels and Vecteezy and found pictures of attractive people that were expressing emotions. I started some posts out with these photos and even went back and changed others. I saw zero response from this. It just didn’t seem to work.
4. Add an Abundance of Keywords
Like some of the blog posts I personally found, I tried the whole “just copy and paste a ton of keywords” approach. Basically, you use a free SEO tool and find some of the closes related phrases to what your blog or blogpost is about. Then you paste it into your post. If you want it to look somewhat more natural, you convert each of these into a sentence that may or may not make coherent sense, likely it won’t. This produced zero results.
3. Reposting Old Blog Posts
Another suggestion was to take your old blog posts and remove them, change the picture (or don’t) and repost them to your blog. And the web traffic results were…. Nothing. I barely received any traffic from doing this. What traffic I did receive was likely due to chance and the WordPress Reader app.
2. Linking Other Blogs
Not to be defeated by the other setbacks, I tried a tactic I stumbled upon. A user had linked to my blog post in a list of “Similar on Other Blogs” and it sucked me into seeing who in the world had backlinked to me. Turns out it was just a gimmick to get more traffic.
Well, it kind of worked because I did visit the blog post and I was exposed to 2 or 3 ads. So I tried it out myself. I did not receive any traffic from this that I am aware of (and I kept checking for a few days). So this one is in the air. But it is a nice way to help others out by making backlinks.
1. Reposting Other Blogs
The last tactic is that I simply reposted others’ blog posts. I read a blog post that I thought was legitimate and I shared it. Sometimes I would even find the same image and attach it to the blog post. Other times I would find a better one. When I thought the title wasn’t catchy enough, I edited that as well. And for the times that I felt like being a go-getter, I even added several paragraphs on my opinion of the post or the topic at hand.
This one produced more traffic, but it was mostly on WordPress in the form of Likes. Here’s what I mean. For the month of October:
That’s the stat for every single post on my blog in October up until today. There’s one golden, labored over post and the rest have barely had any traffic. Now, look at this:
This is the insane amount of Likes that I have received compared to Views and Visitors – it’s nearly double!
So what does this mean?
While quantity will get you a lot of attention on social media WITHOUT notifications, quality will get you traffic. No, I haven’t received a lot of traffic this month, but neither have a lot of others.
And NO, getting likes does not correspond with web traffic. I have only made $0.02 this month so far. Do not let the WordPress app deceive you into thinking you have won this month because you will likely have 500 likes total. You need to realized that WordPress works like a social media platform as well.
So the next steps are to test out the lengths of quality posts, as well as removing the poorer quality posts. I’ll be sure to include you all in the next update!
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So this blog article says absolutely nothing about the topic post and the wording inside of it is absolute gibberish. It reads like a post-modern literary criticism paper.
If it’s not AI, then it is just poorly written. But given that the whole thing is non-cohesive, I thing you can see the difference between a program writing and how a human writes.
I only reblogged to point this out – DO NOT use AI writing software unless you plan to HEAVILY edit it. And even then, it might be too much work.
Above, you can see the concept art for Tencent’s
Trovo is gearing up for an all new In-Real-Life
(IRL) layout. While you have always been able
to do IRL on Trovo, the features have been
IRL Against IRLs
Trovo’s new emphasis on live streaming is likely
due to the success of Twitch‘s live streaming
Currently, Trovo doesn’t have a strong IRL
presence. The main focus for the platform is
mobile game streaming. If Tencent is going to
compete, it needs to match the favorite features
on other IRL platforms.
The chat on screen feature looks a lot like
Instagram Live and Facebook Live. And if you
take a look at the “Beauty” feature, you’ll see
live face filtering while you stream. Think
There’s also (I think) fantastic feature to set
your stream’s Cover Photo. That’s a nice take from YouTube.
What’s left to be seen is the additional plug-ins
you can add like StreamLabs.
What this means for influencers is that there’s a
new unsaturated platform up for grabs.
You can also multi-stream to Trovo, Twitch,
Twitter, and YouTube all at the same time using
Influencers Take Notice
So, you can continue streaming to your regular
platforms while adding a new Trovo channel.
If you don’t using a multi-streaming app, you
can rack up special rewards by streaming on
Trovo directly. Yep, Trovo took a concept straight
from Discord and Reddit. By streaming on
Trovo, you can unlock special features and
The new IRL features should debut soon. Trovo
is using surveys to find out what users want
Influencers, go ahead and download the Trovo
app to your device today or sign up on
This way, you’ll be ready for your new streaming
opportunity when the big push comes!
Get more web traffic
Welcome back to another shared post. This is a Broad overview on how to get more web traffic on your website, get more followers on social media, and how to build your reputation as an authority in a general area of interest.
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3 Information Types
From reading the above post, you can see that they suggest 3 information types:
- Posting and Contributing to forums
- Writing and Distributing your own articles
- Buying and Writing Ezine ads
I want to expand on this and add where to utilize each type.
Forums used to be all the rage back in the 2000s. Then MySpace happened, followed by Facebook and the rest of the social media gang.
Now, forums are basically reserved for two main sites: Quora and Reddit.
The information given in the article is completely true for these sites. Do not self promote unless you have your own page on each (and that’s easy enough to set up).
Where to Write Articles
WordPress is an obvious answer, but there are a lot of options.
WordPress is a great place for blog posts and hosting certain types of websites. You can do affiliate marketing here.
Medium is a great place to write articles, but it’s all about reader engagement. The more they read, the more you can potentially get paid.
Issuu is a good place to compile your research and writing into an ebook or infographic. You can use affiliate links here as well.
Advertising your website
Ads can be a great way to bring in more traffic, but you need to have a product people are willing to buy in order to make creating ads make sense.
Unless of course you just like attention, then you can spend as much as you want for popularity. But I don’t know how well this model would work for a business.
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Conclusion of Matt’s 6 part video series on how to create and monetize a YouTube channel.
Very practical information that you might get inspired by.