Monthly Archives: October 2011

How Much Traffic Does the Misspelled Domain of a Popular Blog Get? [CASE STUDY]

A month ago I was trying to type in the domain name of a popular blog. I misspelled it slightly and got a “Page not found” message. I wondered how many—if any—other people made the same mistake, so I bought the domain and set up Google Analytics on it. […]

October 31st, 2011|

The NaNoWriMo Challenge Is Coming… Are You Ready?

November is National Novel Writing Month, affectionately and commonly known as NaNoWriMo. I’m horrendously inept at writing fiction, but I’m going to try it anyway. […]

October 25th, 2011|

How to Entice and Reward eBook Buyers While Simultaneously Promoting Future eBooks

One of my favorite bloggers, James Altucher, recently came out with a new book. Quietly tucked away at the end of his post announcing the availability of the book in Kindle format was a great little incentive. […]

October 19th, 2011|

How to Make First-Person Video Product Reviews and Hands-On How To Videos

First-person videos (where the camera records what you see) are great for product reviews or hands-on how-to videos. Here are three ways to make these videos without having to hold the camera, leaving both of your hands free to do whatever. […]

October 17th, 2011|

This Will Be the Last Blogging Bookshelf Blog Post… Ever

I will no longer be blogging at Why? […]

October 13th, 2011|

How Many Top 100 Blogs Have Taglines, and What Are They Like? [CASE STUDY]

A couple days ago I went through each of the 100 most popular blogs to take a closer look at their headlines (or lack thereof). This is what I found out.


October 10th, 2011|

Reflections on My First Three Weeks of Running a News/Fan Blog

Amazopia, my blog about news and tips, is a few weeks old now. It’s really the first news/fan blog I’ve ever had, and it’s definitely a different kind of blogging. Here are my thoughts so far.


October 6th, 2011|

How My YouTube Videos Got 8,500 Views in a Few Days

I think most people reading this know that YouTube can be a valuable way to solidify your brand and drive traffic to your blog or website. But how do you get your videos to have more than 20 views?

Well, I now know the answer.


October 3rd, 2011|