Ok, I’m on my knees…
Getcher mind OUT of the gutter! Not in that sense! LOL
The article was going up and up and up. But now has stalled and I need your help to get it going again.
There are almost 800 people following my posts, spread out among Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, and Feedburner.
That would give me almost 800 hits on the lens. That will take you about 10 seconds.
If you have 3 minutes to spare, I would love it if you could hit all the “like” and “share” buttons up at the top of the article after it loads.
If you have 5 minutes to spare, I would name my first born after you if you could scroll through the article and take all the polls and quizzes.
If you have 6 minutes to spare, I will dance naked in the rain in your honor, which since I live in Texas, and rain is generally accompanied by lightning and thunder and tornadoes, well… nonetheless, when the guys in the white coats show up I’ll mention your name prominently.
Hmmmm… scratch that last bit. LOL Anyway, if you have six minutes to spare, then please leave a comment on the article in the Guestbook which is down at the bottom of the article
Here are the stats:
“Visits = the number of people to land on your lens.
Pageviews – the total number of times your lens has been viewed by visitors.
Visits this period: 235 visits
Pageviews this period: 390 pageviews
Pages/visit: 1.66 Lifetime visits: 235″
Note from lil ole me: What this means is that of the 235 unique visitors, some of you folks have gone there more than once for a total of 390 visits! Woot!
THANK YOU — THANK YOU — THANK YOU!!!!
#18 — “Books, Poetry & Writing >> Books >> Reading Lists”
#63 — “Books, Poetry & Writing >> Books”
#99 — “Books, Poetry & Writing”
#4,536 — Overall (out of almost 3 million)
And this ranking is the result of only 390 visits from 235 people! IMAGINE what the rank would be if I got almost 800 hits on the page today! Swooon! *pant* *drool*
Here is a screen capture that shows how many folks have hit those like and share buttons. The #141 count is for Facebook. Which means the 235 folks who have gone to the page, 141 of them have hit at least one of the “like” buttons! THANK YOU — THANK YOU — THANK YOU!!!!
Here is a graph from the “stats” area of the dashboard/management area for the article:
You can see that after steadily climbing in the ranks it has leveled off and now is basically flat.
So… there you have it.
I now return you to your regularly scheduled workday or house chores or random Internet surfing.
This is going to be my last push for visitors. I’ve done all the things that one should in trying to maximize SEO… I’ve blogged about it. I’ve posted on Blogger, Tumblr, Pinterest, etc.
I’ve gone to every Rachel Maddow Fan site and left messages and asked for cross linking. The BIG spike in visits was the result of one of those fan sites Tweeting about my article.
THANK YOU — THANK YOU — THANK YOU!!!!
But now that I’ve got all the books and songs listed back to Jan 1st it is time to put this article in maintenance mode, do the daily updates, and live with whatever level it comes to rest at.
But it sure would be nice to have a Tier 1 article (rank of 2,000 or less overall) because that is where the real money is *sigh*
- Three “Top 100″ rankings!!! – Books and Songs from the “Rachel Maddow Show” (txcowboydancer.com)
- It Keeps Getting Better!! Woot! – Books and Songs from the “Rachel Maddow Show” (txcowboydancer.com)
- My Chart Rocket is still headed UP!!! WOOT! (txcowboydancer.com)
- We’re not talkin’ “Daddy Warbucks” yet, but… One can hope, and you can help! – > My Songs and Books From the Rachel Maddow Show is a Chart Rocket! (txcowboydancer.com)
- I broke the Top 100!!! in “Books” – Books and Songs from the “Rachel Maddow Show” (txcowboydancer.com)
- Books and Songs from the “Rachel Maddow Show” (Current Season) (txcowboydancer.com)
The Rachel Maddow Show airs on MSNBC (9pm Eastern Time) Monday-Friday. The show, hosted by Rachel Maddow, is a daily news and opinion television program…
… The show usually features one or two guests during the 60 minute program and sometimes those guests are authors. Usually the author is there to provide commentary on the topic of the day, or to be interviewed because they are the topic of the day. Therefore, any plug of the author’s writings are secondary to the author’s pundit or news role.
Given that focus, it is understandable that there is no easy or concise way to find a list of the books mentioned or featured on the show. Trust me, I looked. I’m a librarian and I’m pretty good at finding information on the Internet, if it exists.
There just isn’t a list like that our there. Until now. So, here for your enjoyment are a list of the Rachel Maddow Show Guests who are authors and their books…
…if you watch the show regularly you’ll hear a song played as the show goes to commercial or during the credits roll at the end. The name of the song, if one is going to be used in that night’s show is released on the MaddowBlog. However, just as with the books, there is no single concise list of all the soundtracks.
Fear not, my fellow Maddow fans, I’m including them down below along with the books. [ Read the Rest of the Article ]