Question: How can I measure traffic to a blog post?
Answer: Google Analytics will EASILY give you great data about your blog posts, in terms of inbound traffic. You just have to verify / make sure that the Google Analytics code is on each and every page of your blog. There are plug in’s for the major platforms, such as WordPress that will ensure that your Google Analytics code is there.
You can use RANKCHECKER from SEOBook and other services to measure your rank for target searches. So I think of an SEO-friendly blog post like a process of –
You can do ALL of this in Google Analytics as I teach in my SEO course, EXCEPT the rank checking…
Got a question? Click this link to email Jason or call 888-993-1122. Dr. Jason McDonald is founder and Senior SEO / Social Media Director of the JM Internet Group. He teaches the SEO training classes for the group, and therefore provides most of the SEO tips for this blog. His goal with this blog is to provide an easy 'one-stop shop' for the busy marketer looking for tips, tricks, and secrets on how to get to the top of Google and Bing for free using proven SEO tactics. When not dreaming up SEO tips, Dr. McDonald lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, two dogs, a cat, four iguanas and twelve children (just kidding). Really you read down to the bio on this guy? Enjoy the blog.
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