Project Trout – Social Media Experiment #1
Over the next few months we will be experimenting with methods of bringing more readers to this blog.
We have already made efforts to make it easier for interested readers to find this blog by adding meaningful and relevant tags and titles to each post.
However the biggest challenge will be measuring the effectiveness of individual social media tools (eg Twitter, Google+ and Facebook). Also, old school methods like Really Simple Syndication (RSS).
Fortunately plenty of free statistics tools are available so we hope that this bit will not be so difficult. The majority tell you how a visitor came to your website, what they read and what links they clicked on.
WordPress provides it’s own statistics dashboard.
Google Webmaster Tools offers the same.
Twitter Counter shows you metrics based on tweets, followers, followings. It forecasts these metrics based on previous performance.
Feedage lets you add your WordPress RSS feed to their directory and track previews and views.
As we go along we will update this post to include our new links. Currently we offer links to the site via:
Last Update: 05/02/2012
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