Monthly Report #7: Why Posting Less Frequently Can Drive More Traffic to Your Blog

Welcome to the seventh monthly report here at Think Traffic. If you’re new to these, each month I recap how many visitors this site attracted and what I did to grow the audience here.

This report covers the period from September 16 2010 to October 15.

This site is meant to be a case study on building traffic. I try to be completely transparent about everything I do to attract and retain visitors. If you have any questions at all about this site or growing website traffic in general, please feel free to ask in the comments.

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Think Traffic Monthly Report #6: How to Maintain Traffic While Taking Time Off

Welcome to the 6th monthly report for Think Traffic. Thanks so much for reading these reports. It’s fun to look back on our progress here every month, and I hope the information is useful in building your own sites.

This report covers the period from August 16th to September 15th.

Can you believe it’s been six months since we launched this site already? I thought it would be fun to look at some stats for the first six months this blog has been around. Here are some of the highlights:

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How I Created a Thriving Business Around this Blog in 5 Months (Think Traffic Monthly Report #5)

Every week, we talk about how to build an audience full of raving fans here. What we maybe don’t talk enough about is what to do with that audience, and how to create a business around it.

In this monthly report, I’ll share thoughts on how to turn your traffic into customers and clients. I’ll also share exactly how I’ve been building traffic to this site and how I’ve created a thriving business at Think Traffic in just 5 months. Things are heating up around here, so you won’t want to miss this report.

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Does Spending so Much Time on Twitter and Other Blogs Really Pay Off? (Think Traffic Monthly Report #4)

Think Traffic Monthly Report #4

Do you ever wonder if all that time you spend on Twitter and other blogs is really worth it? Will that investment in tweeting 10+ times a day and interacting with other bloggers really pay off? I have some analysis in this monthly report that will answer that question. Read on to find out.

If you’re new here, I file a report each month that shows you exactly how this blog is generating traffic. Every detail you could ask for is in these reports. Think of it as a case study, and proof that I’m practicing what I preach.

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1000 Subscribers, Celebrity Tweets and More: Think Traffic Monthly Report #3

Think Traffic Monthly Report #3

How do you build a blog to 1,000 subscribers in three months? Thanks to all of you, Think Traffic crossed over the 1,000 subscriber mark exactly on its third monthly anniversary!

We’ll be talking about that, how a certain celebrity took notice of the site last week and more in the third Think Traffic monthly report.

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Big Subscriber Growth, Sphinn and More: Think Traffic Monthly Report #2

Think Traffic Monthly Report #2

Welcome to the second monthly report for Think Traffic. If you missed last month’s report, as a reminder, this is where I share with you how Think Traffic has been growing it’s audience over the past month.

The intention of these monthly reports is to act as a case study so you can understand how I’m growing this blog. You shouldn’t read these reports as some kind of benchmark, because your individual results will vary greatly based on your goals, methods, topic and so on. Your own site may grow much more quickly or slowly than Think Traffic. What matters is that you’re attracting the right kind of traffic to meet your goals.

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