[thelist] Blog Share Links

Joel Canfield joel at bizba6.com
Fri Oct 23 10:17:41 CDT 2009

On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 7:09 AM, Sarah Adams <sarahwbs at gmail.com> wrote:

> steven streight wrote:
> > Best way to get people to link to your blog is to post comments, lots of
> conversation-enriching remarks, at other blogs that are relevant to your
> own.
> This is true if you are looking for links from other blogs, rather than
> simply trying to get more actual *visitors*. It's like the difference
> between optimizing for search engines and optimizing for actual users.

actually, it's true either way. the single best way to build meaningful
traffic is to go out and be in the community; reading and commenting. folks
will follow you back home if you've said something they like.

(aside: optmising for actual users is the only rational way to optmise for
search engines ;)


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