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Old Mar 10, 16, 10:09 pm
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Originally Posted by Astrophsx View Post
Says the person who had to change their logo (multiple times?) and then the name of their blog. ^ Guess no one here really understand the business?
Correct. Wise move. Ended 2015 with best Q4 ever.

BTW This month tracking to smash all time views, sessions an so much more. ^^^

Then again, I understand the business of blogging. @:-)
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Old Mar 10, 16, 10:12 pm
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Originally Posted by Renes Points View Post
Correct. Wise move. Ended 2015 with best Q4 ever.

BTW This month tracking to smash all time views, sessions an so much more. ^^^

Then again, I understand the business of blogging. @:-)
You got me there, congrats on the successful year.
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Old Mar 11, 16, 1:11 am
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Originally Posted by Renes Points View Post
Correct. Wise move. Ended 2015 with best Q4 ever.

BTW This month tracking to smash all time views, sessions an so much more. ^^^

Then again, I understand the business of blogging. @:-)
Can't say I'd be bragging about winning tallest midget, but then again $$$ mean different things to different people.

I find it ironic that you chastise for not knowing the business of blogging when bloggers are anything BUT transparent about any quantitative metrics. For all we know, your "smash" could mean you doubled from 2->4 views...

So please, spare me the lesson in business 101
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Old Mar 11, 16, 1:12 am
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Originally Posted by Astrophsx View Post
Says the person who had to change their logo (multiple times?) and then the name of their blog. ^ Guess no one here really understand the business?
In all fairness, we all thought it was two Renes running that sideshow until that all important apostrophe finally got added in
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Old Mar 11, 16, 1:24 am
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Originally Posted by RFDMinnesota View Post
In all fairness, we all thought it was two Renes running that sideshow until that all important apostrophe finally got added in
There is no apostrophe in the name.

The weblog is officially known as Rens Points.
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Old Mar 11, 16, 2:13 am
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Originally Posted by RFDMinnesota View Post
Can't say I'd be bragging about winning tallest midget, but then again $$$ mean different things to different people.

I find it ironic that you chastise for not knowing the business of blogging when bloggers are anything BUT transparent about any quantitative metrics. For all we know, your "smash" could mean you doubled from 2->4 views...

So please, spare me the lesson in business 101
agreed
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Old Mar 11, 16, 5:20 am
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Originally Posted by Renes Points View Post
Correct. Wise move. Ended 2015 with best Q4 ever.

BTW This month tracking to smash all time views, sessions an so much more. ^^^

Then again, I understand the business of blogging. @:-)

onemileatatime.boardingarea.com 40.51%
viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com 20.15%
frequentmiler.boardingarea.com 13.40%
boardingarea.com 11.37%
milestomemories.boardingarea.com 7.77%

You're not even in the top 5. Lets be generous and say 5% share, that's around 7600 a day. Not bad, but nothing even close to brag about.

Whats shocking is 40% share of 4.6M visitors means Mr Schlappig has over 1.8M views a month, 60,000 a day. Even a 0.1% conversion ratio would be 60 apps a day around $3000-6000 a day in revenue.

The Points Guy is still king though, his traffic stats are almost equal to boardingarea combined.
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Old Mar 11, 16, 5:30 am
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Old Mar 11, 16, 7:43 am
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Originally Posted by gpapadop View Post
"It's all about conversions" - Old Titan

about the business of blogging
I know everything there is to know about 'the business of blogging.' I actually learned it in 1992:

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Old Mar 11, 16, 8:11 am
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Originally Posted by YoungSoloTraveler View Post
onemileatatime.boardingarea.com 40.51%
viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com 20.15%
frequentmiler.boardingarea.com 13.40%
boardingarea.com 11.37%
milestomemories.boardingarea.com 7.77%

You're not even in the top 5. Lets be generous and say 5% share, that's around 7600 a day. Not bad, but nothing even close to brag about.

Whats shocking is 40% share of 4.6M visitors means Mr Schlappig has over 1.8M views a month, 60,000 a day. Even a 0.1% conversion ratio would be 60 apps a day around $3000-6000 a day in revenue.

The Points Guy is still king though, his traffic stats are almost equal to boardingarea combined.
Not doubting you just curious how you got the stats?

At least some of the truly awful ones are not there anymore. I would be curious as to how many views any blog needs to get to remain on BA. It seemed that a while ago anybody could be a blogger on that site.

Interesting that Ben has double Gary's traffic. I always viewed the Gary/Ben relationship as Gary being the mentor for Ben, especially when Ben first started out. Ahh, the good old days. That's when BA was a good resource.

Not discounting a couple of really good blogs over there like Wandering Aramean.
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Old Mar 11, 16, 8:15 am
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Not doubting you just curious how you got the stats?
http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo?q=http..._site&p=bigtop
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Old Mar 11, 16, 11:56 am
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Originally Posted by Renes Points View Post
Correct. Wise move. Ended 2015 with best Q4 ever.

BTW This month tracking to smash all time views, sessions an so much more. ^^^

Then again, I understand the business of blogging. @:-)

blah blah blah. Not buying any of that.
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Old Mar 12, 16, 4:52 am
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Originally Posted by Canarsie View Post
There is no apostrophe in the name.

The weblog is officially known as Rens Points.
Wait... You mean he STILL hasn't fixed it?!

Ah hahaha! Thank you for making my night!

Also goes to show how much I visit
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Old Mar 17, 16, 4:04 pm
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I wonder if the Amex Blue Cash cards have an increased signup bonus today...
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Old Mar 21, 16, 10:47 am
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One thing I would really, really like the ability to do on BA is to "hide" or "ignore" certain blogs so that they don't show up on the feed. I still find BA useful, and read it multiple times a day, but it's becoming cluttered by both blogs of low quality and ones that are simply irrelevant to me (like the Canadian ones or the one that is all in German).
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