I’m not big into posts that are just links to other posts, but I couldn’t help but share the links below. They’re all great for a number of different reasons and all came from my iGoogle page. One particular post I found touching was on the blog of Andrew Olmsted, the rest are great tips to aid you in your quest for online success.

Final Post

“I am leaving this message for you because it appears I must leave sooner than I intended. I would have preferred to say this in person, but since I cannot, let me say it here…
there are limits to what we can control in life, and apparently I have passed one of those limits….”

Fascinating and tragically poetic, these are the words of a blogger speaking from beyond the grave. Andrew Olmsted was stationed in Iraq and requested this post be put up upon his death. Sadly on January 3rd Major Olmstead was killed in an ambush and the above is part of a sort of final monologue from beyond the grave.

16 Effective Strategies to Expand Your Blog’s Reach in 2008

Dialing down the emotion a little, here is a great post on Dosh Dosh. From localization to social media optimization, I’d agree that all 16 strategies listed offer great benefits to bloggers.

Blogging cliques

The single most important driving factor that led to the proliferation of blogs was networking. Finding a clique and growing your own gang of bloggers can have great results. If someone in your clique experiences rapid growth, you’ll be along for the ride and share in the success. Kudos to Bloggernoob who recognized the importance of this and shared some great tips on how to keep your customers (readers) coming back!

How Can You Get Your Site to PR6 Fast?

I found out how to get my hands on some decent PR without having to wait a couple of years and work my backside off writing a guzillion articles and begging, borrowing or stealing back-links from all and sundry.

How?

Read the rest of the post over at The Honest Way to find it. It may, or may not involve buying expired domains via GoDaddy auctions.
That’s all for now! Time to go watch some football. :)

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