What Do You Think Makes a Blog Post Successful?

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I’ve recently read lots of the traditional ‘Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018’ posts we see at this time of the year. In fact, I was going to write and publish one myself but was stopped in my tracks when I began to question if the list I was going to publish did truly reflect my top 10 blog posts of 2018.

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Should it only be about the number of hits a post gets?

Most of the bloggers who have published ‘Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018’ posts, I’ve read, have based their list on the number of hits the blog posts achieved. That had me questioning if that was the right way to go about compiling a list. After all, a blog post may have had thousands of hits, but how many of those readers who landed on the page of the post actually read the…

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4 thoughts on “What Do You Think Makes a Blog Post Successful?

  1. When I first started blogging, I had 4 or 5 likes. I’d visit people’s blogs that had 20 and 30 and thought, “When I get 30, I’ll be a success.”

    Now, I get 20 or 30 likes — sometimes 50 or more (on rare occasion), but after 5 years I think the secret to blogging success is this: Just keep writing.

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