Been meaning to share this post from Hugh’s Views and News for a some time, and finally, here it is! If you want a quick, easy way to get more people to stop by your blog, and you haven’t already done this, you really should check it out. For some reason, even though I’ve been blogging about 15 years, I’d never even noticed this option. Instead of sending out emails to your followers with your entire post included, you can change your settings to send a quick summary with a “Read More of This Post” notice. This will be old news to many of you, but for the rest, Hugh shows you how, and it’s EASY-PEASY! Check it out for full instructions. And thanks, Hugh! 🙂
Here’s a little trick that will instantly get more traffic to your WordPress blog if, like me, you prefer to get notification emails whenever a blog you follow publishes a new post.
- Go to your blog’s dashboard
- On the lefthand side menu, click on WP Admin
Where to find WP Admin on your blog’s dashboard
- Click on ‘Settings’
- Click on ‘Reading’
- Next to ‘For each article in a feed, show’ click the ‘Summary’ box.
- Click on ‘Save Changes’ at the bottom of the page
Now, whenever you publish a new post, instead of the whole post being visible on the email (which followers can read without visiting your blog), they will need to click on the link in the email to be able to view and read the whole post on your blog. This will register as a new view in your blog stats.
Here’s an example of an email I…
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