Lee Odden

Reader Poll: Best Blog Content

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If you’re a regular reader of Online Marketing Blog, you’ll know we like to tweak things on a pretty regular basis. I send such refinement requests to Thomas, my blogmaster, just about every day. “Make this bigger, make that smaller, add xyz plug-in or check on something with our host VISI”. I’m sure it’s annoying but it’s what he gets paid for. 🙂

Like many bloggers I look at stats pretty often and since we started using the most recent version of Google Analytics, I’ve been able to get a better handle on what kind of content generates the most interest (and inquiries) as well as traffic sources, etc. In fact, I just checked this morning and see for April to June 28, 2007 the 5 most popular resource pages (in terms of traffic) were:

The top 5 most popular blog post entries were:

We want to continuously make Online Marketing Blog an useful, unique resource. To that end, competition is pretty fierece in this category as evidenced by the 350 plus search marketing blogs we’re tracking and updating every week. So, to make sure we’re on our toes with all the appreciated readers, this week’s poll serves to discover what kinds of blog post content you like best.

What kind of posts do you prefer on this blog?

  • A mixture, keep it like it is (27%, 6 Votes)
  • How to's and tips (23%, 5 Votes)
  • Rants (18%, 4 Votes)
  • Interviews (9%, 2 Votes)
  • Search marketing blog updates (9%, 2 Votes)
  • Conference coverage (5%, 1 Votes)
  • Lists of the top resources in a specific category (5%, 1 Votes)
  • Blatant self promotion - wait, it's all blatant self promotion (5%, 1 Votes)
  • Reviews of software or web sites (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Industry news (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Reader polls (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Videos (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Guest posts (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Industry events (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Topic previews of speaking gigs (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 22

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Lee Odden About Lee Odden

@LeeOdden is the CEO of TopRank Marketing and editor of Online Marketing Blog. Cited for his expertise by The Economist, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal, he's the author of the book Optimize and presents internationally on B2B marketing topics including content, search, social media and influencer marketing. When not at conferences, consulting, or working with his talented team, he's likely running, traveling or cooking up something new.