Jan 01 2012

2012 Resolutions and 2011 Summary

Published by at 2:22 am under Navel-Gazing

My 2011 resolutions for SN:

  • Increase site traffic from 150,000 hits to 200,000 (around 25% growth).  I actually had about 219,000 (roughly 38% growth).   
  • Write at least 100 writing articles.  Including guest articles, we had about 105.
  • Get published.  Not yet!


My 2012 resolutions for SN:


  • Increase site traffic from 600 hits per day to 750 (around 25% growth) 825 (38% growth) 900 (50% growth). UPDATE: I increased my goal targets on March 10 and April 4 because traffic was better than anticipated. By the way, 900 hits/day works out to around 325,000 hits for the year.
  • Get in the top 2 results on Google for a search for list of superpowers and superpower listAccording to Google Traffic Estimator’s (crude) estimate, those two queries total ~20,000 searches a month.  It’s surprisingly competitive.
  • Host at least 100 writing articles, including 20+ guest articles.  
  • Get at least 10 articles with 10 Facebook likes.  So far, my personal best is 410 likes on a single post (the Green Lantern/Batman demotivational).
  • Get published.  Hope springs eternal!

4 responses so far

4 Responses to “2012 Resolutions and 2011 Summary”

  1. Anthony Laffanon 03 Jan 2012 at 7:12 am

    Good luck on getting published. And keep up the good work. I love your advice, and all the cool lists you do!

  2. Aushaud 'Ragged Boy' Gantton 05 Jan 2012 at 2:07 pm

    Hello, B. Mac. Long time no read. Just dropping by to with you a Happy New Year! Best of luck with the site. I would love to be around more often like I did in the past, but not having internet at home throws a wretch into that equation. No matter though. I will never forget everything that I’ve learned here and the great connections that I’ve made.

    Best of luck in all your endeavors, my friend!

  3. B. W. Kuhnon 05 Jan 2012 at 5:51 pm

    Sounds a lot like my New Years resolutions. (Post more on my blog, try harder to get published, etc.)

    Good luck and good writing!

  4. B. McKenzieon 05 Jan 2012 at 6:52 pm

    Thanks, all!

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