Increasing Traffic: A Get Rich Quick Idea? Notes on Writing and Money
February 24, 2011
I think I did something to anger the emailing gods. After my last post I got a lot of emails and they ranged from I’ve never heard about e-zine articles, or they’ve heard of others, to how long does this take to increase traffic? One of these stood out. It was interesting and well thought out. I’ll leave the email below
Hi: I am just starting my blogging business, but I agree that you need a lot of traffic. I’ve read in other places that the content does not matter, it is the keywords which matter. This leads me to believe that you should NOT worry about writing. Is this true?
My next question is: If you increase your traffic a lot will you get rich quick or is ti a “pipe Dream?”
This is a great question to ask, since to me, writing is content. If my writing is not useful to my readers I have a problem. Now, I won’t get into talking about editing, as there I am a work in progress, however, writing a blog is certainly not a get rich quick idea. this is all about writing, and showing that you can connect to your readers. As for keywords, rumor has it too many keywords means a bad review by the people who matter– your readers. There is a difference when you write and you simply dump a whole bunch of words on to a post because it “will make money”
My readers, that would be you, are not only traffic, but you are the lifeblood of this blog. The point is that I choose to write on article directories to get traffic, but I write on article directories. The key word is writing. Yes, I believe that writing means you need to make money with it to survive, but you also need to have passion with what you do, then the traffic will come, because you’ve been useful to your readers, and have connected with them.
As for get rich quick… well if you are a writer and you’ve gotten rich quick, could you let me know?