What a Year’s Worth of Blogging Gets You

by Jason on February 4, 2011

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Last year I was at the World Tea Expo talking to a tea retailer guy (you may remember who you are), who, to paraphrase, said that tea bloggers were basically mutually stroking each others’ eh, egos. He was basically saying that a tea blog’s viewership was mainly made up of other tea bloggers.

I’ve shared some of my annual statistics in this article.

Why, you ask? To show that Walker Tea Review may not be HuffPost, but it isn’t some obscure corner of 4chan either. I’d like to believe that nearly 75% new visitors means I’m reaching well beyond tea bloggers.

Some basic stats:

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Mattias February 15, 2011 at 03:22

Fans of tea, that’s who.

Nicole Martin February 4, 2011 at 08:14

I agree to some extent that a large part of our audience is fellow bloggers. Who else would be searching the internet for higher quality loose leaf teas or yixing pots? I don’t think that makes what we do any less valid, which seems to be the point he was making. That being said, I do still get plenty of emails from readers who are just folks that love to drink tea.

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