First Month: Building Something From Nothing

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Photography by Daniel Morris These tips apply to any blog or website with modest traffic levels (0 — 200 per day) and under 100 subscribers. If this doesn’t apply to your site, you might consider familiarizing yourself with these growth tips so they can be utilized if you embark on a new project in future. […]

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What I’ve Learned About Social Media Success (Whiteboard)

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A few days ago you might have noticed that this blog’s uptime was a little patchy. This was because a post I wrote — 110+ Resources for Creative Minds — appeared on the front page of Digg and became popular on and StumbleUpon. I created the post specifically with social media in mind, primarily as […]

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How to Get 1,050 Subscribers in 3 Months

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Photo by josef.stuefer By beginning this post with the above figure, I don’t do so to boast. I know there are thousands of blogs that have received more subscribers than this — and in less time. I highlight this figure (1,050 subscribers in 3 months) to show that you don’t need to have big money, […]

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How to Get 1,100 Subscribers in Five Days

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Photo by Hamed Saber There are two reasons why I’ve used the above title for this post. Firstly, it’s a follow-up to my article on How to Get 1,050 Subscribers in Three Months. Secondly, because my new blog, Anywired, reached 1,100 subscribers five days after its launch on Thursday. This post contains everything I’ve learned about […]

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The Butterfly Growth Model

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Photo by Unhindered by Talent With the benefit of hindsight, I feel confident making a statement that you don’t hear often. There is no one-size fits all strategy to grow your blog or website. More specifically, the kind of work you do must depend on how far your blog or website has already grown to […]

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