Episode #106
How to Fix Your Slow-Growing Blog Traffic
November 14, 2016

In Episode #106 Eric and Neil talks about how you can speed up the slow growing traffic on your blog. Listen to learn their tips for boosting traffic, and why sometimes it isn’t your content that’s the problem, but the code base on your website.

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 00:28 – Today’s topic: How to Fix Your Slow Growing Blog Traffic
  • 00:46 – Publish more content!
  • 01:21 – Pay people to make content
  • 01:52 – The problem might be your internal structure and how you’re cross linking
  • 02:18 – Link to your cornerstone content
  • 02:31 – Use Google Search Console to look at the pages
  • 02:55 – The depth of your content has to be longer
  • 03:31 – You can add more value to your content
  • 03:42 – Look at the code base too
  • 05:00 – Neil’s friend from Goodreads added new servers
  • 05:30 – Check out Google Page Speed or PingDom to know what makes your website slow
  • 05:44 – Use a CDN Content Delivery Network
  • 06:09 – Go to Twitter and search articles
  • 06:57 – That’s it for today’s episode!

3 Key Points:

  1. Create more content or pay people to help you out.
  2. If the problem isn’t your website or your content, it must be your internal structure.
  3. If you link all relevant phrases to your cornerstone key pieces of content, you’ll notice over time your rankings go up.

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