Lots of people snub Alexa for providing statistics that are easily gamed, or lack relevance for the global market. As an example Jason Calacanis was recently proposing to test different ways Alexa can be gamed..
Some things are very easy to install on a blog.
coComment is certainly one of them
Darren Rouse yesterday had a very useful reader tip on insular blogging.
In his comments I outlined the planning I have for this blog, and I thought it best to include it here.
These are in no particular order, though I am actually going to place the most obvious last.
- Are your most frequently clicked links for your subscriber buttons? – long-term subscribers are the lifeblood of any blog or website, and are immune to the whims of search engines
You should always try to make it easy for people to link to you, especially if you are running a blog which isn’t using nofollow for trackbacks as additional encouragement.
Thus you should provide copy and paste linking.
I use Google Alerts to track a lot of my article syndication, and sometimes it comes up with some absolute diamonds of ways content can be presented to an international audience.
Here is a little news item that will be highly interesting for Clickbank affiliates. For some time there has been discussion on whether it is a breach of the Clickbank terms to offer additional bonuses as an affiliate for someone to purchase an item through your affiliate link.
Concern was so great that some products designed to automate the bonus process for Clickbank affiliates were pulled off the market by their developers, just in case it was looked on as breaking the rules.