When I write up these end-of-month traffic reviews, I generally just use Google Analytics' numbers. However, I have Statcounter and Sitemeter also running on my site, and this past month, February 2008, will require the use of all 3 … [Read more...] about Thanks for the Hits: February 2008 Top Referrals and Other Stats
For all of you interested in what sites I have in my Google Reader (Personal Finance related at least), you can check them out on my Reader List Page. I have 78 PF-related sites in my reader, down from 80 at my last update in mid-November. However, I … [Read more...] about Updated My Reader List Page – Jan 4, 2008
Well, it's the end of the first full year here at Clever Dude. It was also the first year I earned any money on the site, so I'm considering this the year anything real happened on my site too. I might have another post to talk about my income via … [Read more...] about 2007 Traffic, Referrers and Keyword Review
Some of you may have noticed that 2 weeks ago, and then again yesterday, I implemented a "post teaser" on my index pages (such as my homepage), rather than showing the complete post. Why? I'm not looking to get more clicks to my article pages. … [Read more...] about Notice the changes on the Clever Dude homepage?
I didn't actually announce it, but if you look in the menu bar below my Clever Dude header, you'll see a link to "My Reader List". These are all the Personal Finance-related blogs that I've added through the months, and I update that page about once … [Read more...] about Trimming my reader list
Right now, I have about 120 personal finance blogs on my Google Reader list. I read hundreds of articles per day (well, skim mostly) and comment on quite a few. I also see that I have around 900 subscribers right now. I'd like to make a connection … [Read more...] about Subscriber Poll: Are you a personal finance blogger too?