Whether you are a beginning blogger or a seasoned veteran, one thing stands true – we all enjoy seeing the traffic to our blog increase. We agonize over the content of our posts (are we sending the right message) and regularly examine new plugins that might bring more readers to our blog. With all of […]


Timing is everything – wouldn’t you say? No doubt you have heard someone, most likely even yourself once or twice, say that they were in the right place at the right time. There will be times when the slightest change in timing can completely alter an experience. So what does timing have to do with […]


Speedlinking – December’s Most Vocal

by derek on January 5, 2009 · 51 comments

There was a lot of great conversation during the month of December as we discussed a variety of topics, such as affiliate marketing (what not to do with affiliate marketing and the real power of the Amazon Affiliate Program), social media (10 people worth following on FriendFeed) and even blog tips (how to add a […]


Speedlinking – November's Most Vocal

by derek on December 1, 2008 · 26 comments

The month of November brought us historic moments, crazy ‘stache moments, one critical blogging tip for beginners, and a look at who we are based on the books we read. In addition, there has been an increase in dialog between community members of roughly 20% compared to the previous month. To get an idea of […]


Speedlinking – October 2008 Recap

by derek on November 3, 2008 · 18 comments

During the time that I was away on a family vacation, you were all treated to a change of pace with a variety of outstanding guest posts. While things kept moving right along, we did miss a couple of Speedlinking posts so I thought that I would combine Where Did You Come From, Where Did […]


Speedlinking – September's Most Vocal

by derek on October 6, 2008 · 20 comments

During the month of September, overall volume of comments decreased slightly compared to August but the number of comments per post increased by roughly 20%. That may have been a result of the post that touched on the current political climate for the first time on this blog, or maybe it was the post about […]


Speedlinking – August's Most Vocal

by derek on September 1, 2008 · 32 comments

There were some new and exciting developments that took place in the month of August, including the first guest post and the process of getting approved for an account with Market Leverage. We also saw a handful of more regular updates, such as the weekly 100 push up program recap. In what has become a […]


Speedlinking – July's Most Vocal

by derek on August 4, 2008 · 26 comments

Given our recent discussion about achieving blog milestones, it is fitting that the month of July also brought the highest number of comments in any one month period. Before we get to the specific number of comments, I thought it would be worthwhile to take a look at the posts that generated the most dialog […]


When you leave 5-10 comments within a few minutes and they all point to different “.info” domains, don’t be surprised when they are not approved. Don’t get me wrong, I am all for sharing the link love as just about anyone will tell you but don’t be a whore about it. Thanks! 🙂