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Which Statistic is Most Crucial to Your Blogging?

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Yesterday at the conference I was attending I was speaking with a blogger about his blog’s workflow and we were talking about the temptation to check the many different types of blog stats all day long and what a time waster it can be.

Off the cuff in the middle of the conversation I asked him a hypothetical question that I thought I’d as everyone:

‘If you could only check one statistic on your blog what would it be?’

Note – I’m not talking about what statistics package (ie Sitemeter, Google Analytics etc) – I’m talking about one statistic from any such stats package.

Would you want to know visitor levels, your adsense total earnings, affiliate commissions, page views, referrers, outgoing links…. etc

I don’t think there’s necessarily any right or wrong – but I think the answers we give might say something about the motives we have for blogging – or maybe not :-)

About Darren Rowse

Darren Rowse is the founder and editor of ProBlogger Blog Tips and Digital Photography School. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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