3 on Google nice traffic :

Last Update: April 24, 2015

Last fall I wrote a review of Flexjobs and recently there's been an uptick in comments on the post. I haven't been obsessively checking my stats like I used to and finally took a look today. It's become the #1 driver of traffic to my site, with 20-30 visits a day (out of ~200).

I did a quick search on Google and now I see why:

#3 on Google - not too shabby! In this case what's really driving it is not the keywords I was targeting (real work from home jobs - you can see that in the title & url) but the term flexjobs review. I have that as a tag but it's not anywhere in the body post.

However I set up a rich snippet (via a Wordpress plugin) stating that the article is a review - which also gave the attractive & attention getting star review. This is clearly making a difference.

What's also interesting is that over the past 2 months, my impressions have gone down for nearly all of the flexjobs-oriented searches but clicks & CTR have all gone up.

Here's a kicker - I just searched for 'flexjobs reviews' and guess who's clocking in at #2? :)

My takeaways: keyword research is good, so are rich snippets. Combined with a relevant topic it's a powerful combo.

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danbarth87 Premium
Very cool!
musical Premium
Great going! Thank you for sharing.
JeanR Premium
Awesome Arp.. Thanks for sharing.
WAFan Premium
Way to go. Thanks for sharing. Next thing the clicks will turn into $$$. Yummie