Saturday, October 22, 2011

Why does this blog still get so many hits?

Seriously, more traffic daily than any of my other sites I actually update. Telling me something?

10 comments:

Bob said...

You had alot of good posts. So I always look back. :)

I also watch your Jeremy Goertz Photography blog too.

coastkid said...

Interesting?, variable?, good pics?, non political?, a few reasons i look in most days -:)

Jerome said...

Thanks gents. Thanks for the kind words gents. Cheers!

bikewrider said...

Surly bikes and Bialetti coffee.

Pretty much guarantees a good day.

Hi, I'm Natalie. said...

Don't know... but I have a non-blogger friend who found this site all on his own. :)

sminch said...

I use it as a gateway to the new blog instead of setting it up properly but I still dig through this one. Good blogging never dies, just look at MnBicycleCommuter.

Jerome said...

well, maybe it's not done yet then. MnBicycleCommuter, yes, Doug is one of the best greats of the cycling bloggers.

Might fire up some more frequent posting then.

Thanks for the input, and for checking this blog out:)

Cheers.

Pat S said...

>>Why does this blog still get so many hits?<<

I suppose the short answer is, "because it's a good blog". Which is very true.

But I have to say I'm surprised. Make Life Well is visually extraordinary and I'd have guessed that folks would have easily migrated over. I'm sure that family did, which may be your primary target audience.

That said, I have to admit that I checked in on Jerome's Bikes far more frequently than I do on MLW. Not sure why. Maybe because it was more bike-content-specific. And even then, I'm not sure that's really even true, other than the title. I know that when you made the change, the sense I had was that you were getting out of the bike blogging biz and into something different. It's funny, how if you tell your readers that you are a bike blog they will cut you all kinds of slack to talk about other stuff, but if you tell them you are something else, they feel abandoned.

One thing is apparent, people have a strong connection to the blogs they follow. You continually pour a lot of effort into putting some great words and images out there, Jeremy. So I guess it shouldn't come as that much of a surprise. ;-)

JPTwins said...

i found you way back when because of your specialized sequoia. random connections and random searches will get people coming back to you.

plus, who doesn't like bikes? :)

Jeff Moser said...

After a few years of blogging, you have a lot of content that search engines like. 60% of my incoming monthly traffic is from search engine queries. 70% are new visitors, 30% are returning visitors. Google Analytics is fun...