This blog got over 1,600 views overnight on the back of referreals from alphainventions. Very few stories were read, no clicks recorded and no votes on a related poll.
As a blogger of only 4 months I’m at a loss to judge the value or veracity of the referrals and there doesn’t seem to be a definitive word from WordPress.
My gut tells me Cheru is a very clever guy and probably well intended, but the volume of clicks doesn’t appear to be matched by quality of views, although the wordpress forums contain evidence of viewers going deeper than on my site.
I’ve asked Cheru for an interview, which I’ll post when and if he agrees.
Meanwhile please share your views and experiences on this traffic magnifier, especially if you are aware of any warnings or qualification that may be appropriate