Blog statistics

Up until April of this year, I was blogging approximately once every 3-4 days (usually 4). Then after attending a webinar on social media, I began posting shorter pieces multiple times a day through April.  Did that result in greater traffic to my blog, as the “social scientist” suggested it would? Let’s look…

This image is taken from the WordPress Site Stats page which tracks the total number of unique visitors to my brentsampson.com blog on a monthly basis, since I started it in January 2010.  You can see the natural climb, along with specific “jumps” which I can contribute to certain tactics, which I will discuss tomorrow.   The last bar graph represents April.  Is it higher than March? No.  Will I be continuing to post 3 blogs a day?  No.

Now I am going to try something else through May, and then we’ll compare the stats again.  This new tactic involves shorter postings (like the social scientist’s suggestion) but rather than multiple times per day, I will post each of the shorter postings three days in a row…