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Thank You

The website is rapidly approaching a quarter million hits(!). I haven't really done much to plug the site besides announcing new posts on Twitter and Google Plus, of which combined I have about 30 followers. Some time ago I used the free Bing and Adwords credits they give you for signing up. It never drove any real traffic to the site, and I never renewed after the trial. The only explanation I can think of is that people are reaching the site while looking for a way to fix a vexing issue, which is exactly what I had hoped for. Well, in all fairness, 14% (at most) seem to be looking for free Windows product keys (and leaving disappointed - sorry folks). All in all, that wave was about 33,000 views, which leaves over 200,000. Our average post gets about 1,000 views, with quite a few getting around 5,000 to 10,000. India is the second largest source of traffic, behind the US and before the UK. Perhaps most surprising, my post about qBasic Gorillas is the most popular (behind th

Thank You!

When I started this site 6 months ago, I expected it to be a sort of notebook for quick fixes of server and router problems. I had hoped to use this as a place where the solutions to IT brain ticklers could be posted in case I forgot them and needed them later. Because almost all of my friends work in the same industry I do, it quickly became a place where I could refer people I knew who were in a bind and in return I post fixes they come across. Other than letting a few close friends and family know about the site and bugging them for feedback and ideas every now and again, or sending out the occasional twitter/linkedin post,I haven't really told anyone about it. I certainly haven't marketed the site or engaged in any sort of 'search engine optimization'. That's why I don't quite know what to make of the sheer number of visitors to the site. At this point, the count is in the tens of thousands, with traffic doubling every single month. Here is what the traf