Thursday, December 8, 2011

Building a better blog

After three months, BizMojo Idaho had its biggest day Wednesday with nearly twice the number of visitors as our previous high. Drilling down, the numbers say it was the Chick-fil-A post and photo, which went straight to Facebook and got shared a lot from there. Always fun to have a scoop.

Of course the big challenge is keeping the momentum going. I could look at my analytics tomorrow and find out I had 17 visits. Twenty-five years in the newspaper business taught me that if you don't have something every day to get readers' attention you're going to be forgotten about very quickly. I think the Web is an even more extreme environment.

Here is a link sent to me by Jared Fowler of Novayx, talking about what it takes to build traffic. Whether or not you're a blogger, you might find it interesting.  I did.