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Monthly Archives: August, 2011

I'm pretty sure that most of you have a strong opinion one way or the other on this topic. What do you think of pop-ups on websites or blogs that ask for your email address?

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!