Update on Stats

Last week I posted an article about the changes I’d noticed to the number of visitors and views I’ve received over the last few weeks. This post is a very short one which just updates what I’ve found. The picture above shows the number of clicks, impressions and CTR (click through rate) over the last 28 days and it confirms what I thought last week. The impressions have dropped because the google algorithm which determines which pages to show for […]

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Trying to improve SEO ratings

I’ve been writing my photoblog for about 4 years now, initially as a google blogger site, then as a wordpress site, and for the last couple of years as a wordpress site with it’s own domain. In that time I’ve seen the traffic move up steadily from only a few 10’s of visits when I started to about 3,000 visitors a week and about 20,000 views as measured on the wordpress stats tool. Well, that was true until about 2 […]

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Update on my view numbers

I’ve been doing a bit more research and I’ve cleared up a couple of misunderstandings on my part. I originally thought that the number of search results I was appearing in was unchanged, and I couldn’t understand why my views were dropping. I’ve since worked out that although some search terms are unaffected (for example my post onĀ  ‘minolta dynax 5’ is still on the first page when I do a google search for it), overall the number of times […]

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What has happened to my wordpress views ?

I’m not hugely concerned with the number of views I get on my blog, but I keep an eye on them so I know from day to day roughly how many views I’m getting. Up until Sunday I was normally averaging between 60 – 120 a day. On Sunday I only got 16 views and since then I’ve been averaging significantly less – about 15. Now as far as I can see my google page rank hasn’t changed for the […]

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