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How Do Readers Get to Your Blog?

Blog stats can easily drive you crazy, and numbers themselves don't really mean all that much. What can be interesting, though, is looking at patterns over longer frames of time, like the last quarter or the last year. Changes in ratios can also be far more enlightening than changes in absolute numbers, and they don't… Continue reading How Do Readers Get to Your Blog?

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How to Increase Backlinks to Your Blog

What are backlinks and why do they matter? Backlinks are when other websites link back to yours. This is good for a couple of reasons. One, it makes it more likely that people will make their way to your blog, and two, it makes search engines like you more, which also makes it more likely… Continue reading How to Increase Backlinks to Your Blog

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Are There Seasonal Changes in Blog Traffic?

Image by kmicican from Pixabay I started blogging in October 2017, so I've been blogging for just over a year and a half.  While I try not to pay much attention to stats, I noticed a seasonal blog traffic pattern last summer and I'm wondering if it will repeat this summer.  I'm much less interested in the numbers… Continue reading Are There Seasonal Changes in Blog Traffic?

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How to Build a Mental Health Blog

KevinKing on Pixabay It's easy to get caught up in the numbers game, but I think what's really important to build a mental health blog that's high quality is engagement with the mental health community.  This has little to do with numbers and a whole lot to do with human connection.  I'm by no means… Continue reading How to Build a Mental Health Blog