SEO

SEO, short of Search Engine Optimization, is a process that can help improve the ranking of your website in the organic search results of Google and other search engines. Higher ranking means more visitors.

Always Highlight Your Most Popular Blog Posts Prominently

From PBS: One feature that is common on major news sites is a list of “Most Popular Stories” or “Most Emailed Stories.” Having that list in a prominent place on my site — on all pages — would bring more traffic (and inbound links) to MediaShift’s best content, and serve as an entree into the site for people who just came to read one post.

Know the Daily Page Views for any Wikipedia Article

Wikipedia Traffic statistics is a gold mine for content creators and SEO crowd because traffic on individual Wikipedia articles is often directly proportional to the popularity of that term on the Internet.

Buy an Old Web Domain for Backlinks, History/Age

Search engines love to find things that search engine optimizers have a difficult time in manipulating -- such as domain age -- because they feel like this helps them to keep their index/rankings pure.