Insights into Blog Traffic

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Continuing yesterday’s post titled Thoughts on Inbound Marketing, I want to highlight the power of driving traffic to blogs by way of examples from previous posts on this blog. Inbound links, social media, search engines, RSS subscribers, and email subscribers drive the vast majority of traffic.

Some numbers and details on traffic to this blog:

The morale of the story: high quality inbound links drive the most one-off jumps in traffic, which slowly grows repeat visitors over time.

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