What If You Built a Blog and No One Came?

Article on ClickZ about using AdWords to drive traffic to your blog. (After some initial unimpressive results, he recommends it.) He also says, "Contact other bloggers and ask them to place a link to your Weblog on their pages. This will be even more effective if the blogger is writing about a similar industry." Um...no. Don't do this. Link to them, if they have something to say that is relevant. If they are interested, they'll link back.

Also, Doc writes, "Could it be that all the thing needs is an RSS feed?" That may help, but the reason he's not in Technorati is more likely because he's neither in weblogs.com or Blogger changes, which Technorati feeds off of (plus, perhaps, others, I dunno).