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Leverage Social Media as a Distribution Platform: Ten Lessons From Four Months of Blogging (Part V)

Another way to reach the broadest possible audience is to leverage social media. After my first four months of blogging, social media accounted for slightly over 40% of the referrals to my blog. Of those referrals, Facebook has been responsible … Continue reading

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Title for Search When You Search for a Title: Ten Lessons From Four Months of Blogging (Part IV)

Search engines are another huge vector for site traffic. Serious bloggers should always register their sites with Google, Bing, and Yahoo!. According to Experian Hitwise, these three account for nearly 95% of all search engine volume globally, with Google taking … Continue reading

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Leverage the Media to Drive Traffic to Your Site: Ten Lessons From Four Months of Blogging (Part III)

In the beginning, driving traffic to a blog can be very challenging. However, one way to direct traffic to a site early on is to comment on online articles published by traditional media. When submitting comments on traditional media outlets, there are several rules … Continue reading

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More Posts Generate More Page Views: Ten Lessons From Four Months of Blogging (Part II)

One of the first goals of any successful blog is to find ways of driving traffic to one’s site. It is all about getting attention. One of the most obvious initial lessons about blogging is that the higher the cumulative number … Continue reading

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Ten Lessons From Four Months of Blogging: Part I

My decision to start blogging started with a desire to publish a book. I went the traditional route and spent about a month writing a book proposal, and submitting query letters to agents. I got lucky and landed a phenomenal agent. … Continue reading

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Decision 2012: War in the Fifth Domain

During the twentieth century, military strategists fought war in four domains: land, sea, air, and space. With the internet revolution of the late twentieth century, they faced war in a fifth domain: cyberspace. Similarly, politicians campaigned in four domains: in … Continue reading

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Poetic Justice: Obama Brings Tax Hike Plans to Silicon Valley

For those who have been following this blog for any period of time, they know I despise taxation. However, I am a pragmatist and am willing to bite the bullet on some tax increases for those making over $1 million … Continue reading

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