There are couple of bloggers on WordPress which I consider to be the big names.
They have numbers of which I could only dream of.
So, I have been trying to analyze them.
What makes them so much more “successful” in the blogging world than me?
The first measurement to take is of course on how long they have had their blog.
It would have been hopeful to find out that they have been doing this for 10 years.
But, most of them have only started a few weeks / months earlier than I have and are a couple of thousand followers ahead of me.
What about the topics they blog about?
From my own little analysis, I have found 4 blog topics that seems to attract the most readers:
- About blogging itself
- Mental Health / Anxiety / Depression
- Life style & Self care
Time to reflect that on my own stats.
The following list is a top 10 of most views on my posts from the moment I started blogging:
(You don’t have to click on them, but I did include the link if you want to)
- How I got to 1000 followers – the honest story
- Share your blog
- Feminism (rescheduled post 08/2018)
- Do you feel embarrassed of your music taste?
- Self love
- Taking blogging to the next level
- About me, Blog name and Tag line.
- Online dating
- Are you a minimalist
- Bullying and Your Role as a Parent
4/10 are Blogging topics (number 1, 2, 6 and 7)
3/10 are about Lifestyle & Self care (number 3, 5 and 9)
1/10 is about Relationships (number 8)
1/ 10 is about Anxiety (number 10)
The one about music taste seems to be the odd one out.
But who knows, maybe that’s the Gap in the Market 😉
Amount of followers, likes and comments are the stats we all get to see of one individual blogger.
But there are “hidden” stats, such as your most popular blogs and views.
I am not sure if it’s a good idea, but I have decided to share mine 😉
The final thing that I have noticed is that whenever a “Big name in the blogging world” says they want to achieve this and that amount of followers, they get the supportive comments.
Me, on the other hand, will most likely get a lot of “It’s not about stats” kind of comments.
But some of the people who do that, are self contradictory.
Because trust me, I will do my investigation and find out that you tell people “to hit like or subscribe” at the end of each post.
You are the one promoting your social media in every way you can.
And you are posting your site name at the end of each comment.
And some are like me, write posts like these in a desperate cry for more attention 😉
(I’m joking – didn’t most of you like pictures like these? 😉)
Have you ever done an analysis on the blogging world?
What are the outcomes?