Thank Yous And New Pages

August 3, 2008 at 9:18 am | Posted in Blogging, Books, Communication, Marketing, Meta, Online marketing, Social Media, Web 2.0 | 1 Comment
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This isn’t a regular blog post. I wanted to take a moment on this beautiful Sunday morning just to thank you. Yes, you.

Readers of OnlineMarketerBlog sent a lot of traffic here in July. In fact, we more than doubled the pageviews of our previous best month.

And thanks goes to you. The blog only got this much traffic because you guys told your friends to subscribe, shared articles on Twitter and FriendFeed, linked to it from your own blogs, stumbled it, mixxed it, sphunn it, and just otherwise kicked @ss.

I will return to regular postings tomorrow, but today, I wanted to carve out a space to give you a very sincere thank you.

New Pages

You will notice two new tabs in the navigation.

  • The “Best Of…” page is a collection of posts that this blog’s readers have most enjoyed. It is a great place to send newbies who want to know what this blog is all about, and a place for long-time readers to learn what the community has liked.
  • The “Books You Need” page is a list of books mentioned on the blog. You may know that I read a lot and mention the best books here on the blog. I wanted to give you all a space to peruse and buy those books on Amazon.com. (This list will remain only books I recommend; negatively reviewed or mentioned books will not make the cut, so you can trust the list to be the best books in marketing and social media.)

I hope these pages are useful to you. And again, please accept my thanks for your faithful readership. I don’t take it for granted.

DJ

Thank You

November 21, 2007 at 7:16 am | Posted in Communication, General, Marketing, Meta, Online marketing | Leave a comment
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I have enlisted so much help over the past couple of weeks in an effort to get this blog up and running. And man, have you guys responded. So many people have pitched in and I am awed by your support. I’d like to take just a moment to thank you.

So many people – family, friends, former co-workers – have done something to get the word out. I have heard about you telling your friends, seen mention of the blog in your email signatures and gmail status bars, noticed the del.icio.us and Firefox bookmarks, and I have been amazed by your evangelism and support.

You might not realize this, but I wake up at 5am (or earlier) to write this blog. It’s a time when work and family do not yet need me and I can focus solely on this project. And in those cold, dark mornings, it means a lot to know you’re there. To know that you were that visit or that click, to know that you give a damn about something as nerdy as online marketing. Or maybe that you just give a damn for me. Whatever your reasons, it does not go unnoticed.

Thank you.

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