How to get more page views for your blog

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about switching from Blogger to WordPress. Actually, if it didn’t seem so totally and completely confusing a thing to do, not to mention costly, I would have done it years ago. I’ve heard from several sources that WordPress sites generate more traffic, are more user friendly and more stable a platform. My little blog gets a depressingly low amount of traffic on most days and while I know there are several factors why that is the case I can’t help but wonder if moving or even starting over *gasp with WordPress would help generate more traffic by ranking higher on Google search engine. What do you think?

Here is a nice, simple post from Pete about how to get more page views on your blog. I’d love any advice from my fellow blogging buddies out there!

The WordPress.com Blog

This is a guest post by Kristina Chang, Evan Moore, Tony Xu, and Omer Rabin; students at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

“What makes a blog popular? What drives page views?” These are the questions that we’ve been trying to answer over the last few weeks. We were on a mission to dig into the data and analyze the strongest parameters that influence the flow of visitors to WordPress.com blogs.

Out of the 30+ million blogs on WordPress.com, we randomly selected a sample of almost 100,000 blogs to perform a regression analysis. Here are our findings, together with a few recommendations. We hope that this provides some new information, and kudos to you in case you’ve already incorporated these tips into your blog – the data suggests that you’re on the right track. Keep it up!

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