Roundup of my top 5 performing blog posts of 2017

Over the past 12 months my website traffic has more than tripled which I’m very happy with. This is undoubtedly due to my regular blog posts. Come rain or shine, whether I feel like it or not, I put out a blog post every week. There are very few occasions when I miss a week, usually during holidays. And I’m ok with that.

But I thought it would be interesting to look at which blog posts did particularly well in these last 12 months. So, here’s a roundup of the most popular articles of 2017 with links, so you can check them out, too.

LinkedIn Articles vs Blogging – which platform should you choose?

Should you substitute writing LinkedIn articles for writing blog posts on your own website? Or can you simply write 1 article and publish it on both?

Blogging vs Social Media

Today I thought I’d clear up one of the online marketing areas that might cause some confusion to newbies – blogging vs social media. The question is: Why should I blog if I’m already on social media and isn’t a blog the same thing as an update anyway?

5 ways to use numbers in headlines (and why you should)

There are tons of headlines using numbers on the internet. Why is that and how should we be using number? Find out more about using numbers in headlines.

The Importance of your Article’s First Paragraph

The sub header or lead, as the first paragraph is also called, plays an important part. It convinces the reader that the article is worth reading.

Consistency in blogging – is it more important than quality?

I was recently asked the following question: “What do you see as more important: consistency in blogging (in terms of frequency of posts) or quality content (possibly meaning irregular posting)?” Here is my take on the subject.

Findings about my top blog posts

Interestingly, the top performing article “LinkedIn vs Blogging”, has had more views than the next 10 articles combined. Did I touch a nerve with this one?

Over to you

If you’re a bit of a numbers geek like me, you might want to have a look at your stats, too. Which of your blog posts performed the best? And how did it do compared to your other ones, only a bit better or miles ahead? Put a link to it in the comments, I’d love to read it.

And if you need any help starting your business blog, why not pop over to my About page. There you can find out a bit more about me, who I work with and what results you can expect. If you’re ready to jump in and learn more, email me at and we can set up a chat over the phone to see if I can help you to reach your business goals through blogging.

Categories: Blog and Blogging.
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