Help me...! How to save a Failing Blog?

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I've had a health-related blog for several years now. It did marginally well in the beginning but has never ranked well in Google. One reason may be the broad topic coverage - nutrition, fitness, health etc. When the Medic update came along, it obliterated my traffic. I'm now getting between 10 and 20 visitors per day. I would love to resurrect it, as I enjoy writing it.

Would it be best to let it go and start a new, more focused blog - or is there hope of saving it? I know the Medic update seeks to reduce traffic to blogs that don't have medical authority. I am a physician, which gives me some credibility. I'm not sure how to make the known to the search engines. Anyway, I'm not able to see things objectively now. Any help would be MOST appreciated!
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  • Profile picture of the author GALYNAGLN
    It's not hard to save a failing blog, but you need to do a lot to save it.
    Try to solve all of your problems by building more links, for example internal linking is good for search engine optimization.
    Also don't forget about socail media.But it doesn't mean you need to be feasible to be on Instagram or Pinterest all day every day. However, if you show up even when you can't be there, it can save your failing blog.
    A lot of people are blogging nowadays and you can email people, who are sharing similar content to get some feedback about your site or backlinks.
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  • Profile picture of the author anandsama1990
    its easy... you need to focus on your blog
    share quality content
    daily intraction on social media
    interlinking
    search engine submission
    do off page on regular basis
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  • Profile picture of the author spartan14
    Start to work again on your old blog and dont start another one as google likes ols blogs more than new ones
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  • Profile picture of the author JGPhill
    Hi, Not being disheartened, start working again. Health blog is a important niche blog. and being old aged you can get some advantages from search engine. So, keep working, make quality articles with catchy title and create backlinks with your best keywords, engaged social sharing and so on. Hope It will be highly fueled back again.
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  • Profile picture of the author OlehioMirsh
    Try new linkbuilding strategies and approaches. Links still metter)
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  • Profile picture of the author RevForce19
    Just keep writing. Make sure you're backlinking to relevant articles. Use your social media. As previously mentioned, Google likes older blogs more. Health is a huge field and with work and patience, you can build it again. Make sure to use FB and Instagram to promote
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  • Profile picture of the author SV Web Services
    Originally Posted by vansunet View Post

    I've had a health-related blog for several years now. It did marginally well in the beginning but has never ranked well in Google. One reason may be the broad topic coverage - nutrition, fitness, health etc. When the Medic update came along, it obliterated my traffic. I'm now getting between 10 and 20 visitors per day. I would love to resurrect it, as I enjoy writing it.

    Would it be best to let it go and start a new, more focused blog - or is there hope of saving it? I know the Medic update seeks to reduce traffic to blogs that don't have medical authority. I am a physician, which gives me some credibility. I'm not sure how to make the known to the search engines. Anyway, I'm not able to see things objectively now. Any help would be MOST appreciated!
    I suggest you do an SEO for your blog page. Optimize your blog content with proper keywords being searched in your related niche. It is better to work on an already existing blog rather than starting a new one.
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  • Profile picture of the author tripples
    Find a good seo analyst to look first into your site and help you make some changes on your site before even thinking about offsite backlinks
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    What feels fun and successful to you:

    - starting a new blog?
    - keeping this and tightening your focus?

    That is your answer; your feelings give you your direction.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rory Singh
    If you're getting 20 visitors per day, build on that. The older the domain age, the better you will do. Older websites can give the impression to Search engines that you may not waste their indexing time.

    Newer sites still can rank but there is more questions like... Will they actually stick around for the long run (before the newbie quits).
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  • Profile picture of the author chronosgolf
    If you have an established blog with lots of original and helpful content then you have a great chance of resurrecting it.
    Share lots of new helpful content on your blog.
    Share your advice by commenting on other related blogs.
    Share tips and advice on social media.
    The traffic will come
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  • Profile picture of the author DIABL0
    How does the blog generate revenue?
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