Christmas is fast approaching.
As many of you might know the December holidays, Tis’ the season… to be stressed out. Seriously, the holidays are a great tome for family, fun and joy; but to be honest it is also one of the most stressful times of the year. Fortunately Karen gives us a few tips on ways you can relax, Right Now! To further reduce some stress going into the holiday season Irving gives us some lessons on the importance of staying calm. As a final mention to the coming holidays, Mark urges us to begin to think about New Year’s resolutions right now!
I am often talking about the importance of building an email list. I will not stop. When the bury me six feet in the ground I want my tombstone to simply state: Build Your List. Here is Murray to show some particulars on how to exactly build that list. Once you get your list built, here are some ideas of how to effectively use your list.
Massive Value Posts
This week I discussed Massive Value Posts as a way to drive traffic, give incredible value to your readers and build a name for yourself. First of all thanks to Ryan for using the acronym “MVP” in comment. I loved that shortening because I do believe that Massive Value Posts are also your Most Valuable Posts and are the “MVP” posts . Wonderful synchronicity. Now fly, my children, and make an Internet Meme out of this!
Let me point out a few articles that filled this role of MVP on a few blogs this week. Length is a factor, but only one. Not only will an MVP post need to be of a decent size but chocked full of really good information.
These two articles really speak for themselves. Though they are long and involved posts they are literally chocked full of good information and simply could not be shorter and have all the information that is contained within the post.
Sooner or later a Facebook Fan page is something everyone with a blog should get. I am perhaps a little late, but I just go my own Fanpage. C’mon and join up all are welcome (and appreciated). Along those lines here are a few tips from Anil with some quick, down and dirty tips on promoting your Facebook fan page.
Mark had a post this week that you should all check out. Actually you should all check out ALL his posts this week, but I am just linking one. The topic of this post was niche ideas. He interviewed Murray, Lynn and me about niche ideas. Hopefully these are a few different views on some different methods to get some great niche ideas.
Alexa is a decent tool for measuring website traffic. It is not perfect, but there is no better metric that rates website traffic from one page to the next with an easy ranking. Having a view of sites website ranking is not the only reason to install an Alexa toolbar, though. Thu points out some great ways to us the Alexa toolbar as a research tool.
People always talk about the importance of SEO. No doubt it is important but Bryan points out some uses of social signals in web ranking. No doubt Twitter and Facebook are important to a sites success, but perhaps they are important in more ways that many people have thought of.
To round out our Sunday, Preeti has published her first eBook. It is free and discusses simple ways to be happy without spending money. Swing by and check it out.
Preeti isn’t the only one to come out with an eBook this week. Barbara has new eBook for sale. Swing by to check out how to maximize holiday sales.Take Action. Get Results.