Most of us spend a good amount of time developing our content to provide as much value as possible to our visitors. Regardless of how great you think your articles are, you want to make sure you keep track of your views and visitor stats to see if you are on the right track. If people are not visiting your top articles enough, you will have to do a better job promoting your content. Google Analytics is a great tool to use to keep track of your site’s performance. Post Views is another useful tool that keeps you up to date with the progress your site is making.
Post Views shows you the amount of views your posts have gotten. It also shows your posts’ popularity on a chart to give you a better idea how much progress you are making. Post Views keeps track of your stats in your database. This may become a bit problematic if you have thousands of articles and get a ton of hits on your articles.
You can make this plugin to keep yourself or your visitors informed on the popularity of your posts. If you know your PHP, you can make function calls to enhance your posts:
If you have a small to medium size blog and want to keep track of the hits you are getting, Post Views is worth checking out. It is compatible with cache plugins, which is nice.