I’ve been hunting around online for giant "We’re No. 9!" foam fingers, but surprisingly our super-competitive culture doesn’t extend that far into the numeric range….
Regardless, the cause for foam-finger wagging is that Mack Collier was finally able to update his list of the Top 25 Marketing Blogs, and the MarketingProfs blog shot up from number 22 to number 9 on the list.
I say "finally" because Mack's list relies on stats supplied by Alexa, which ranks blogs according to its own "secret sauce" formula of traffic/pageviews determining traffic ranking. After several dry August weeks during which Alexa failed to update, Alexa finally updated its rankings last week.
The Daily Fix heads a conga line of celebrants that includes some of my favorite bloggers, who also experienced big ranking jumps. They include David Armano (No. 15), Karl Long (No. 18), and Mario Sundar (No. 19).
As I have said in the past, if writing is a solitary pursuit, blogging is decidedly not. Unlike other forms of publishing, blogging is immediate and social, which means bloggers tend to make all kinds of friends and create all kinds of communities online. That's true of this group blog, especially, and a huge thanks goes out to all of you who also read the blog, for your daily drive-bys, comments, and occasional bricks through our windows.
An even bigger thanks goes to our long list of contributors, without whom this blog would be nowhere near as well-read as it is today. And a huge thanks to Mack himself, who pulls together the Top 25 list simply, as I tell my kids, "because." Thank you, Mack!
Check out Mack’s full list of Top 25 blogs at his Viral Garden site here. And please do stop by the blog and browse around a bit. The Daily Fix, which debuted in late March, has functioned as something of a parallel universe here at MarketingProfs: those of you who read the newsletter, attend the seminars and use our other products don’t necessarily read the blog.
But lately, I’ve been talking more and more online with newsletter readers who have recently discovered the blog and have been loving it. So take a cue from them and check it out.
And as always, don’t hestitate to get in touch. Your feedback is always appreciated.
Until next week,
Chief Content Officer