Click Here – The Story of Three Buttons

I have been a little obsessive about my blog in the last couple months. I have not had the time to actually write on this site, but that has not stopped me from putting serious thought into it. To be honest, if I took all the time I spend looking through various analytics, I could likely squeeze out an article or two — but I have a feeling I am not alone in this situation. I wrote earlier that I have been spending a lot of effort and screen real-estate to get people to subscribe to my RSS feed. This site’s traffic is very bi-polar — for the last 4 months, it has either been at a snail’s pace or at a server-crushing, breakneck speed. I would prefer to have less of the ups and downs and have more of a reliable readership. After I began to track clicks on specific buttons, I realized just how poorly my click-rate was for my RSS links. This is where the story begins.

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New Beginnings

Since sometime in 2007, I have had the fortune to be self-employed. The process was at first frightening, quickly evolved into empowering and eventually phased into a quite comfortable space. Like all things, the work had its ups and downs, but when everything was added up, it definitely netted positive. If you asked me a few months ago if I saw myself moving back into an employed role, I would have laughed it off. Things change. Continue reading “New Beginnings”