Category Archives: Work

The Truth About Traffic and Conversions

I’d like to preface this by saying that it’s not intended to be a complaint, or to blame anybody for my perceived shortcoming. I understand there’s a lot that I still need to do to achieve the level I desire, and that there are things I could have done better/differently along the way. This is just a commentary on a process that I’ve been through. A sorta “results report.” Cool?

I’m learning that no matter what I thought in the beginning, getting traffic and conversions is a lot harder than it seems. Even having big names promote your work and appear on your site is not a guarantee that visitors will come, or that those who do will hand over their email address.

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My site’s been up and running for about half a year. In addition to tapping into some pretty big pools of potential visitors, I’ve had some pretty good exposure with people of influence. Some of that exposure has been by my design in the form of interviews. Some has been to my surprise.

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Work Is Not Slavery

Work is not slavery.

Something’s broken in America : it’s our declining, cynical perception of work.

(Header Photo Credit Sadigh Gallery via Compfight cc)

We used to pride ourselves on being a nation of hard workers. It was a major pillar once central to the American Dream.

Goodness . . . what’s happened to us?

Today, it’s mainstream to market the idea that hard work and traditional employment are bad things.

Some have even gone so far as to call it “slavery.”
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