What is the most important: a high traffic or high number of subscribed feed readers?
How should we consider if a blog is a success: by analyzing his incoming traffic or by his subscribed feed readers? The traffic is defined by the number of unique visitors or page views per day. On the other hand, the number of subscribed feed readers is defined by the number of unique reader who asks to read the content of the blog's feed each day.
Someone could say that they are same. The more you got traffic, the more people subscribe to the feed. In most cases, I think that this reasoning is good. However, what if the blogger is an ace when come the time to increase his search engine ranking but that his content is not so interesting? There is the difference when come the time to analyze the meaning the two numbers. The meaning of the two numbers is independent and tells the blogger two different things.
What is the most important: a high traffic or a high number of subscribed feed readers? It is definitely the high number of subscribed feed readers. This number tells me that I have 103 people that open their computers every day and check if I said something interesting that day. They have an interest in my writings. It makes all the difference in the world.
The FredOnSomething blog do not score high in traffic. To tell the truth, I have approximately 30% more subscribed feed readers than unique visitors every day.
So, I would like to take this time to thank you all of you for your support. I reached the symbolic number of 100 subscribed readers yesterday and it is the reason why I wrote this post today. I hope you always enjoy reading it and that I will be able to keep you as a reader in the next months/years.
I would have a question to ask to my readers. Why are you reading this blog considering the not so good English writing? What make you keep reading it?
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