R.S. McCain, of the blog The Other McCain, does a great service to neophyte bloggers like myself in his post titled How To Get A Million Hits On Your Blog In Less Than A Year. A taste of the post:
Having promised an appropriate celebration of passing the 1-million-visitors Site Meter threshold Friday, I will do so by sharing the secret of my success. It’s the Underpants Gnome Theory of Blogging:
- Phase 1: Get a Blogspot account.
- Phase 2: ?
- Phase 3: One million visitors!
Obviously, the key here is Phase 2, which has been exceptionally disorganized. Some guys work smart. Some guys work hard. Some guys are just incredibly lucky.
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In the “How To Get A Million Hits” post, McCain sets forth a list of blogging principles, presented as rules, that all but guarantee blogging success. My site traffic is an indication that I’m not much of a rule follower (and at least one of the rules… Read the rest of this entry »