Top Posts and Commenters for April 2011

In case you missed them, here are my top ten posts for April 2011, along with my top ten commenters. I am sending each of the top commenters a free copy of Everyone Communicates, Few Connect: What the Most Effective People Do Differently by John C. Maxwell.

Wordle graphic for april 2011

Graphic courtesy of Wordle.net

Here are my top ten posts:

  1. Creating Your Personal Life Plan
  2. Using a Traditional Paper Notebook with Evernote
  3. Fix for Wireless Connection Problems with the Mac
  4. How to Better Control Your Time by Designing Your Ideal Week
  5. Stepping into the Next Chapter
  6. Three Questions You Should Ask Before You Buy the iPad 2
  7. Advice to First Time Authors
  8. Literary Agents who Represent Christian Authors
  9. An Interview with Craig Groeschel
  10. Using the iPad to Take Meeting Notes

I wrote four of these posts more than a year ago. As I have pointed out before, if you are a blogger, you can continue to generate significant traffic for old posts. You just need to be intentional about it. (I outline my strategy in a blog post called, “Recycling Your Blog Content.”)

Although I didn’t include it in the list, because it is not really a post, my About page continues to be near the top (#16 to be exact). If you are a blogger, this is why it is important to carefully engineer this page. You might want to read “10 Ways to Create a Better About Page for Your Blog.”

My top ten commenters were:

Note to commenters: Please sign up for a free Disqus account. This is the commenting software I use on my site. That way, when you comment it will create a backlink to your blog or Website. Also, if you upload an Avatar (picture), we will get to see what you look like. This is just way more personal and social.

For May, I’m going to give a free copy of Jolt!: Get the Jump on a World That’s Constantly Changing by Phil Cooke, to each of my top 10 commenters.

Ready. Set. Go!

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