Most of the top bloggers agree that lists do well to attract visitors toward your post.
According to problogger online readers are notoriously lazy and lists do well because instead of wandering through different websites, they get everything in one place. Also lists are often backlinked from other blogs and forums.
Read this problogger articles titled “8 reasons Why lists are good for getting traffic to your blog”. Read the comments section of the post and you will see that most of the people agree with that.
From a long time, the famous quickonlinetips blog is making good use of the lists-for-traffic idea and has constantly updated lists on many topics like Adsense tools, Flickr tools, Google tools, etc. All Quickonline lists are promoted to Digg front page and linked back from many popular blogs including lifehacker.
What are search engines like google, yahoo, msn ? they are sort of lists.
So create lists to get traffic
Also, the most famous post on freakitude is Orkut Hacks. Which is a list.
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