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We recently launched our new course How to Start a Blog That Matters. To coincide with the launch, we've compiled a huge list of the blog topics suggested by all of you for our Million Dollar Blog Project. We used one of these to create our new blog Expert Enough, but there are tons of great ideas left on the list.

220,000 visitors to one page. That’s what I saw after just three weeks. And thousands more continue to pour in every day. I’ve had my site mentioned on big sites before and gotten a lovely spike of traffic, and I’ve had certain posts go viral on one particular social networking site, but both of them are dwarfed by recent events. Let me tell you all about it!

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