traffic

Jun
14
Digital News Report 2018: traffic from — and trust in — social media on the decline

Digital News Report 2018: traffic from — and trust in — social media on the decline

The new Digital News Report is out - and things are looking grim in the intersection of social media and news. Here's a couple of preliminary observations.
4 min read
Jan
03
Google knocks Facebook off the referral traffic top spot

Google knocks Facebook off the referral traffic top spot

About four years ago, social traffic eclipsed traffic from search, across publishers generally. And by “social traffic”, I largely mean
3 min read
Jan
05
The top 10 One Man & His Blog posts of 2015

The top 10 One Man & His Blog posts of 2015

So, how was 2015 for One Man & His Blog? Pretty good, all things considered. I had much less time
4 min read
Nov
10
Facebook and publishers: live by the algorithm, die by the algorithm

Facebook and publishers: live by the algorithm, die by the algorithm

As anyone who has been trained by me of late will know, Facebook is the 1000lb gorilla in the traffic
3 min read
Aug
26

Internal linking: free traffic

From one of Kath Viner’s first memos as editor-in-chief of The Guardian, as leaked to Guido: One of the
Jan
22

Dominant Mail

Startling figures: ABC figures for December 2014 show the Daily Mail site reached 199.4 million visitors during the month
Sep
01

Gawker plumbs the Facebook traffic valley

Another reminder of the dangers of building your business on one company’s platform: Those are Gawker’s figures – and
1 min read
Jul
13

Digg: web history, broken up for parts

Alexia, writing for TechCrunch: Digg was an extremely influential site for anyone who worked in the early era of online
1 min read
Aug
31

Riots = Hyperlocal Traffic

That graph is the rather stunning [traffic impact of the London Riots on the Brockley Central blog](http://brockleycentral.blogspot.
1 min read
May
11

The power of a single blog

Interesting graph from Andrew Sullivan as part of a post on journalism 2.0: [![The Daily Dish Moves](https://i0.
1 min read