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2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

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A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats.

The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 22,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping container, your blog would have filled about 5 fully loaded ships.


In 2010, there were 7 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 28 posts.

The busiest day of the year was March 4th with 456 views. The most popular post that day was The Anatomy of a Mix CD.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were facebook.com, ehow.com, mail.yahoo.com, Google Reader, and virgolounge.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for dj marketing, how to write a dj bio, how to get dj gigs, how to get a dj gig, and write dj bio.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


The Anatomy of a Mix CD March 2010


Who are you? How to write a good bio. May 2009


Breaking into the Scene: How to get your first gig July 2009


Promoting via FaceBook: Types of pages and tips for using them April 2010


DJ Resources May 2009


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DJs who also promote their own events often face a sometime uncomfortable challenge…how to bill yourself within a solid DJ lineup? If you’re throwing your own event and have other DJs, some well known and maybe some not so well known, where do you place your name on the promotion? At the top? In the middle? At the bottom? I don’t think anyone intends to come across as pretentious and usually tries to exercise a certain amount of modesty when doing this. However, it’s your event and NO ONE is going to promote it as hard as you are. So what should you consider when making this decision? (more…)

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This is my first blog post about DJ marketing. I started this blog because I am a true “house head” and want to share some valuable marketing tips with my fellow deep house djs not only help them get more gigs, but help get our music get out there more.

So I hope you’ll check in regularly because I have an endless stream of ideas to promote yourself that I am happy to share with other DJs. Some marketing tips will be simple, immediate and will cost you nothing. While others will be more involved, take time to implement and pricey.

Either way, do what works for you and I hope you’ll interact with me and others by commenting on my posts. Please join in and share your ideas. Let’s also try to keep it positive and constructive. We’ll have a lot more fun this way.

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