Aside from going to school, I write articles (to pay for the school, to swallow the spider, to swallow the fly, I don't know why I swallowed a fly.)
In order to be successful in writing an article I have to take a peek at what people might be searching for and I've come across a couple of chemistry keywords. Some, I selfishly write about on a site where I earn ad revenue.
Would it be wrong to ask questions here for the sole purpose to get more traffic for Chemistry.SE? As in, I don't really care about the topic or need an answer, but my question could potentially pull in traffic from Google search, such as this question (which I asked out of actual interest.)
I feel like in doing so, I could be potentially sucking energy away from people who answer questions and could otherwise be helping a user that really needs help.
On the other hand, if we get more traffic to Chemistry.SE, we might end up with more question answering type people.
For example, if someone were to ask a question about negative delta s, that is, asking about the existence of negative entropy and what it means, this question might do well in Google search. hint hint