Farewell and See You in 2012

As another year comes to a close and we all prepare for the festive celebrations, we reflect on the last 12 months progress, the highs and the lows, goals reached and our aspirations for 2012. Let us share with you the high points and the low points of 2011 for us here at Magnet4Marketing.

High Points of 2011

January 2011 – 200th Blog Post Published

February 2011 – Blog traffic hits unique 100 visits per day

March 2011 – New eBook launched 101 Blog Traffic Tips Version 1.0

March 2011 – Blog traffic hits 200 visits per day

April 2011 – Blog traffic hits 300 visits per day

April 2011 – First real income and traffic report published $311

May 2011 – Blog breaks into the Alexa top 100k

June 2011 – Blog traffic hits 400 visits per day

June 2011 – Google page rank update sees blog graded to PR2

July 2011 – Traffic spike on 4th July promos 634 visits

September 2011 – Blog traffic hits 500 visits per day

October 2011 – Blog traffic hits 600 visits per day

October 2011 – Blog income report excesses $1,000

November 2011 – Blog breaks into Alexa top 50k

November 2011 – Google page rank update sees the blog graded to PR3

November 2011 – 50th guest writer makes appearance on the blog

November 2011 – Traffic spike on Cyber Monday promos 889 visits

November 2011 – magnet4marketing.net is 1 year old on this domain…

The Low Points of 2011

March 2011 – Accidentally erased the blog from existence, restored from BlueHost backup… that’s why I love them…

May 2011 – Google Panda went live

November 2011 – Google rolled out another Panda update which affected our traffic growth

Top 10 Most Popular Posts of 2011 by Comments

Magnet4Marketing Blog Traffic and Income Report September 2011 (35)

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Giveaway: Win Genesis Theme Framework and Child Theme (32)

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Get a Google+ Invite from magnet4marketing.net (27)

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Social Media Marketing is an Indispensable Business Tool (26)

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Write for us on Magnet4Marketing – Guest Writing Opportunities (25)

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Giveaway 31 Days to Build a Better Blog by Darren Rowse (24)

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8 Blog Marketing Strategies that Helped M4M into Alexa’s Top 100k (23)

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22 Blog RSS Directories to submit your Blog to (22)

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101 Blog Traffic Tips FREE eBook Offer (22)

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How to Create a Pop-up Window in Moonfruit Site using JavaScript (22)

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Our Aspirations for 2012

2011 has been a great year for us and no doubt many of our fellow bloggers too, with many milestones reached, and we hope to continue on our blogging journey with you our readers and our guest writers who contribute regularly to the blog.

We will continue to work towards building a greater audience in 2012, and furthermore bring lots more laser focused content to the blog. As well as this we have some great products in the works to launch in early 2012 including a newly revised edition of 101 Blog Traffic Tips – 2012 Edition.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

We are now away from the desk here in Devon, sunny England from December 23rd until 3rd January, but fret not as we have a number of posts lined up for you whilst we’re feasting and getting drunk. Check out the little video I made below with a special guest appearance from ‘Winston’.

Have a great Christmas and be safe whatever you have planned and I’ll see you all in 2012. Feel free to leave your Christmas wishes below.

Fabrizio Van Marciano – Founder and Chief Editor, Magnet4Marketing

Posts Lined up for Christmas Holiday Period

The following posts will be published on the blog over the Christmas and New Year holidays in no particular order so ensure you check back periodically or even better still subscribe to our RSS updates.

  1. How to Market your Blog through Social Networking Sites
  2. Farewell and See You in 2012
  3. 2 Simple Ways to Improve your Marketing in 2012
  4. 4 Cool Ways to Promote your Information Products
  5. 2011 Blog Traffic and Income Report [Annual Report]
  6. The Number One Secret to Blog Monetization
  7. Giveaway: Win Thesis Framework + Marketers Delight Theme


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About Fabrizio Van Marciano

Fabrizio Van Marciano is the founder and chief editor at magnet4marketing.net and the author of 101 Blog Traffic Tips. Connect with Fabrizio on Twitter, Facebook and Google+. You can find out more about Fabrizio here.

Comments

  1. Merry Christmas and a Happy new year to you too Fabrizio, Enjoy with your family. Wishing you best of luck for the year ahead and keep rocking with blogging. Looking forward to being more regular at M4M this year.
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    • Merry Christmas to you and your Family Shiva, thanks so much for taking the time to add your well wishes, it means a lot my friend. I’ll drink a toast to success for both of us and everyone we know in the blogging community for 2012

  2. I wish you and your family a very merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year ahead. May the New Year unfold great opportunities and success for your blog. 2011 made me discover your blog and I’m sure you’ll have plenty of interesting things to share in 2012.

  3. SEOMAN says:

    I would have to agree, Panda was the low point of 2011 and I’m still feeling it and learning what I can from it. Don’t want to think what Google will come up with in the New Year.

  4. It may be too late to wish you a merry Christmas but then it is not too late to wish you a happy 2012.Your blog has been awesome and I hope it will continue that way in this new year. Winston is a cute cat. :)

    • Hey FRE, thanks very much for your well wishes and may I take this opportunity to wish you a happy new year too. Winston appreciates the compliments too  Here’s to a year filled with great success for all.

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