Category Archives: Thurston and Talbot

Thurston and Talbot Celebrate Independence Day

Our friends Thurston and Talbot celebrate Independence Day. Advertisements

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Build a Community: Ten Lessons From Four Months of Blogging (Part XI)

In my first few months of blogging, over 50% of my traffic came from search engines. That said, I suspect that my other sources of traffic will increase over time. A little over 30% of my traffic was from what I … Continue reading

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Generate Unique and Interesting Content: Ten Lessons From Four Months of Blogging (Part X)

My previous nine posts focused primarily on how to drive traffic to your site. Once you have been blogging for several months and have built up a small following, the next step is to keep your readers coming back for … Continue reading

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Use Multiple Media to Engage Your Audience: Ten Lessons From Four Months of Blogging (Part IX)

Sometimes viewing nothing but text can get boring. Consequently, you should consider mixing it with other forms of media. The last thing you want is a boring and static blog that readers avoid like cancer.

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Posts Follow Pareto, Not Gaussian, Distribution: Ten Lessons From Four Months of Blogging (Part VIII)

Another important blogging insight is that a very small percentage of your posts will generate a disproportionate number of your page views. In other words, the number of page views per post exhibits the characteristics of a power law (sometimes called … Continue reading

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Leverage Your Personal and Professional Networks: Ten Lessons From Four Months of Blogging (Part VII)

Another way to generate traffic for your blog (and uncover unanticipated opportunities) is to leverage your personal and professional networks. Spread the Word Throughout Your Network Using Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, as I have discussed in a prior blog, can be instrumental … Continue reading

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Thurston and Talbot Do Collective Bargaining

Our friends Thurston and Talbot do collective bargaining.

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Thurston and Talbot: Operation Sheen Machine

  Our friends Thurston and Talbot have a lively chat with their secret weapon, Charlie Sheen. Note: There is currently a corporate civil conflict amongst the corporate overlord oppressors. Our favorite corporate overlords are being oppressed by Sony Music’s corporate … Continue reading

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Thurston and Talbot Welcome Guest Collaborator Qaddafi

Thurston and Talbot scheme with everyone’s favorite Mad Dog of the Middle East.

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Thurston and Talbot: Mitigating Michael Moore

Michael Moore’s rousing March 5th speech to the Wisconsin masses has made Thurston and Talbot very nervous. How will they stop the Madison Marauder?

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