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Inspired To Start A Blog? Learn What Makes These Five Bloggers Successful

By |February 18th, 2015|

For this post, I set out to find people who started a blog and went on to do well; and I asked them about their story.  What inspired them?  What traits helped them?  What circumstances helped them?

The results of my search were interesting. Many common themes emerged among their stories, and it reminded me of […]

Transference of Emotion is the Key to Marketing

By |February 28th, 2010|

A very wise man and once taught me that the key to marketing is not what you say, but how well you can transfer emotion to your audience.

$787 :: Blog Income :: October 2007

By |November 9th, 2007|

Genius Types income last month was $787.33. The compound growth rate (three-month rolling average) is currently at 21% per month.

The Key to Entrepreneurial Success is Balancing Business and Creativity

By |November 2nd, 2007|

Most people fit into one of two categories: 1) business minded or 2) creative; but to be successful as an entrepreneur, you need both. That's why so few small businesses succeed: their leaders are too heavy on one side or the other.

The Genius Wire

By |October 26th, 2007|

An Excellent Style Guide for Writing
A very rich post on writing. I learned something from all 10 of the suggestions in this article. (Broca’s Area)

100 Financial Calculators for Entrepreneurs
A huge collection of resources. This is one to bookmark for the future; even if it is from a credit […]

Feedburner Subscriber Report :: September 2007

By |October 19th, 2007|

1,143 Subscriptions

Feedburner feed subscriptions increased 12% in September to 1,143. Subscriptions are the most solid indicator of blog growth. Traffic can bounce up and down like crazy with boosts from social media sites or Google trends. Subscribers represent a solid indicator of readership.

$784 :: Blog Income :: September 2007

By |October 11th, 2007|

Genius Types income was up 24% in September to $784.08.

Blog Getting Started Checklist

By |October 10th, 2007|

If you don’t have a blog yet, read How to Blog :: The Manual to get started. It’s not that difficult and it’s the first step to building your own online brand. In the future, your earning potential might have a lot to do with how connected you are on the internet and a blog is the networking machine to get you there.

Traffic Report :: September 2007

By |October 4th, 2007|

66,207 Page Views

Page Views on Genius Types increased from 62,311 in August to 66,207 in September, a 6.3% increase. Here's the raw data for 2007:

It’s not Just a Blog, it’s Your Personal Brand

By |October 1st, 2007|

A year ago I was not a blogger. I thought blogs were for people who wanted to keep an online journal about how their day was going and how bad their ex-boyfriend sucked. I knew I needed an online presence, but I thought my needs were more advanced than a blog could provide.