Become A Data Sleuth(and a bit of a data nerd too)(and a bit of a data nerd too)
WordPress• Write what you love• Write what makes you excited• Write your blog• Write to grow your audience
WordPress Jet Pack• WordPress Plugin with alot of features• WordPress.com Stats• Concise, easy tounderstand site stats• Get to know who’svisiting your blog*Special Note: Jetpack is auto installed on WordPress.com. You have to downloadthe plugin on WordPress.org
Pay Attention To• Search Engine Terms• Top Posts• Referrers
Google Analytics• HUGE• Like drinking out of afire hose• Get what you need andget out
What It All Means• Where are your strengths?• Where are your weaknesses?• And what the heck does your audiencewant?
WhatYou Want To Know• How are people finding you?• What catches their attention?• What device are they using to find you?• What do you plan to do with thisinformation?*Special Note: The WordPress Plugin to help ease the pain of a GoogleAnalytics install is called... ‘Google Analytics’
Facebook• Insights help you figure out which of yourposts are more successful
For MaxViewing• Post your blog posts to your FB page, butdon’t use WP’s automatic sharing feature.• Instead, upload an image from your post or
Pay Attention To• Lifetime PostViral Reach• Lifetime Organic Reach• Lifetime Engaged Users• Lifetime Talking About This• Lifetime Post Reach By People Who LikeYour Page
Twitter• Tweet each blog post at least twice,different times of the day (ie morning oneday, evening the next)• Write a slightly different teaser to each• Make sure your blog is equipped withTweet Meme or Sharing buttons• Pro tip: change your site title to includeyour twitter handle.