Submitted by kentbye on Wed, 2006-01-25 15:07. digg | Google | Interview | InterviewAudio | Journalism | opensourceintelligence | Social | technology
Submitted by kentbye on Mon, 2005-06-06 14:50. Drupal | Google | PR | Website
I posted my sitemeter icon directly onto this domain last week and was surprised to see just how many people were browsing this site. It turns out that I'm getting around 40-50 hits a day now that I'm on Drupal, where I was just getting 9-12 back when I was on Movable Type.
Why? It appears that Drupal is much more optimized for search engine crawlers as echoed by this post on the Drupal site: Search engines love Drupal.
It's also attributable to the content about the media and Iraq I've written is still very relavant to what people are looking for on the Internet, and my blog posts seem to have compelling enough titles for people to click on them. Jay Rosen admitted at Blogercon III that most of his traffic comes from Google, and I'm adopting his type of deep thinking blogging strategy rather than a more AP-like Instapundit or Atrios...