site traffic: a fine accomplishment

Posted in Uncategorized on August 10, 2010 by ameeyo

I am uber excited to report that this very site — albeit boring and unoriginal [so far] — has gone from zero to sixty in one day flat: I got FOUR hits on this site today!

Okay, so maybe it’s not that dramatic, but it is a very small step that deserves some serious celebration.  Why?  Because I learned rule #1 in directing traffic successfully to a weblog: comment on other bloggers’ sites.  And how very random has this so-called success presented itself… last night I browsed the web during the wee hours of the evening (as moms often do), pouring over super rad blogs in envious delight, and couldn’t help but leave a comment.  I had a solid opinion I couldn’t hold back; it was the natural thing to do.  I was surprised to see that because I was logged in as ameeyo to my WordPress site, my comments automatically linked back to my own glamorousmoms page.  Hence, the new traffic.

So to sum up self-proclaimed rule #1 when it comes to generating traffic to your blog: visit other popular sites, and if so inclined, leave a comment that links back to your very own page.  Be kind and courteous — even if opinionated — and do not use profanity (unless it is a profane-driven site, of course). 

Now if only I can get my site to become interesting enough to keep people there, get them to comment, and keep them coming back!  Not so sure those poor select four will ever make their way back to glamorousmoms again… but hey, at least I figured out how to get ’em here.




from one glam mom to another…

Posted in Uncategorized on August 6, 2010 by ameeyo

Okay, so you’ve happened upon theee #1 most basic, bland, and super-free weblog online.  How you got here is beyond me, but I am glad you are here.  If you haven’t already noticed, I haven’t the slightest notion on how to conceive, create, and execute a successful weblog; nor do I claim to know how to make this post look purrrdy/colorful/graphically proficient.  In fact, if the proverbial “they” held awards for the “most boring-est, nonprofessional site” out there, at this point, glamorousmoms would be a surefire bet to win. 

But I am going to change all that.  Ah, yes.  And you get to watch me do it (well… if you actually want to). 

So we’ve covered what I don’t have going for me, and I digress…  what I do have, new friend, is a winning desire to become a successful blogger.  Not having the slightest knowledge of the Bloglish language, I have purchased what seems to be a promising book on how to design and publish an award-winning, $profitable$ blogging empire, and I am here to blog my efforts along the way so that YOU, new friend, can learn how to do the same.

So that being said, welcome to my how-to-publish-a-butt-kickin-website guide that my fellow gorgeous glam mamaz in cyberland can easily follow.  I’m in it to win it grrrls, and I suspect you are too, so let’s enjoy this journey together.  And if you’re anything like me, you might could use the extra support in this endeavor!

Please do stay posted for regular updates, a step working guide, and anything else I suppose I feel like tawwwking about… and please DO make me feel important and leave me a comment, whether you already know how to do what I’m trying to figure out to do, whether you are going along with me, or whether you just happened upon this boring page and intend never to return.