Search Engine Traffic for New Blogs – Update
Last month I posted an article with some pointers for new blogs that are trying to generate traffic from search engines. In that post I covered some of the methods that have helped me to quickly increase the traffic that comes from search engines, specifically Google. Since another month has passed, I wanted to give a quick update.
Here’s a quick recap:
In July I received
- 587 visitors from search engines
- 563 visitors from Google (#4 traffic source)
In August I received
- 2,217 visitors from search engines
- 2,173 visitors from Google (#2 traffic source)
And now, the new stats from September
- 3,073 visitors from search engines
- 2,974 visitors from Google (#4 traffic source)
Although the growth wasn’t as drastic as it was in the previous month, it still is steady growth. The most commonly found posts received about the same number of visitors as they did in August, but the growth came from newer pages that didn’t exist in August.
In the original post I explained my strategy for growing search engine traffic, and I think my experience still indicates that creating more content and getting links are two of the most important things you can do as a new blogger.
If you have other experiences with search engines please share them in the comments.
Published October 4th, 2007 by Steven Snell