Digital - Shifting Traffic Patterns

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There is where the action, that is the heavy traffic, is happening right now.  Twitter, also, can produce heavy traffic. There are those of us bloggers who repurpose our posts on LinkedIn Update.   Of course, we still need our blogging platform to post the original content.

CNN Internet Traffic Up, Fox News Down

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

According to Similar Web , Internet traffic on Fox News is down 4 points. Are folks weary of the constant drumbeat of conservatism? Could be. It has fallen to 36th place. Meanwhile, CNN, whose news coverage is broader, is up 5 points. Its rank is 26 - 10 slots higher than that of Fox News. 

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How to Build a High-Traffic Website and Convert That Traffic to Sales!

Pivotal Public Speaking

Do not attend/listen to this seminar if you have all the web traffic, blog readers and ezine subscribers that you can handle buying more of your services and traffic than you have available. with Tom Gray.

Boost your online traffic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So, no slouches at doing whatever it takes to boost our traffic, we went after topical material aggressively.    Since I have been doing that, traffic on my four blogs has doubled, sometimes tripled.    It's an axiom of search engine optimization [SEO] to front-load content with keywords and links from topical material. 

High Online Traffic - But, That Might Not Convert into Calls To Action (CTA)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The blog, tweet, Facebook post, and/or LinkedIn Update might receive plenty of traffic, including likes, shares, and comments. But those don't necessarily convert into Calls To Action (CTA). In terms of clickbait, the campaign might be a homerun.

Lance Armstrong - Pleads Guilty In Aspen Traffic Accident

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It took a while. But finally Lance Armstrong had accepted guilt for hitting two cars, not reporting the accident and initially trying to have someone else (his galpal Anna Hanson) claim responsibility.

So Much for SEO - Scandals, Suicides Bring Traffic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

However, what every successful media property knows is that there is a traffic-generator beyond SEO.   In fast time, as is the pace of media today, not all gossip creates a traffic-generation pull force.

"Porn" - That keyword will boost your web/mobile traffic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

According to a study done by Symantec of 3.5 million online searches, the 6th most used term was "porn." 

Suicides, Political Scandals & Layoffs - No-Fail Media Formulas for High Traffic, Likes, Shares, Comments

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If you don't attract enough traffic as well as likes, shares and comments,  you could go out of business and/or lose influence.  Recently, it's not only the layoffs of lawyers which receive tremendous traffic on legal digital news site Playing in the media sandbox - both establishment and social - has become a brutal game.

Juan Monteverde, Partner, and Alexandra Marchuk, Junior Lawyer: A juicy scandal raises all traffic figures

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On a slow traffic day for blogs, a juicy sexual scandal seems like a gift from the search-engine gods.    A good time could be had by all in the courtroom and those who cover the proceedings will continue to have heavy traffic

Blog Traffic: Best signal system on breaking developments

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Me, I check the traffic every half hour.  Bloggers, Arianna Huffington observed, have OCD [obsessive compulsive disorder.]    That's exactly how I get my tips on breaking news.    Any unusual activity on a certain post signals me to check further.    When I do I run right into a developing story.    Sure, that's good for writers. 

Wal-Mart Foot Traffic Down 2.6%: Bring in the designers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  No surprise, BLOOMBERG BUSINESS WEEK reports foot traffic is down 2.6%   I have a hunch that once Wal-Mart adopts a design mindset, foot traffic will surge.  Target vs. Wal-Mart.    The prices are about equal.    And now that Target has added fresh vegetables and fruits, we are opting for Target, the retail chain which always knew the pull factor of design. 

Those Bookstores: Where's The Foot Traffic?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those bricks and mortar bookstores are holding their breath.    As well they should.    Even with the cute little coffee cafes, it's a big unknown how many human beings will open the real door and enter that old fashioned institution: The BookStores.    The obstacle, points out THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, is the decline in general shoppers.    The number is down because of the economy. 

"The Separation" - Iran has smartphones, too much traffic + fundamentalist religious rules

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  But the technology is 21st century, including heavy reliance on cell phones and too much car traffic. "The Separation" is set in contemporary Iran.    The values are almost Biblical when it comes to social life. 

Public Speaking Business - Get Website Traffic By Sharing Your Articles

Great Public Speaking

You can get a ton of traffic to your websites by publishing articles that the search engines can find on distribution sites, your own website or ones that are published on other big websites. But you don't have to stop there. Here are some tips on how to share your articles with other resources that you use everyday: - From your EzineArticles account, go to "Author Bio." From there you can enter in your login info for Twitter, LinkedIn, MySpace, Facebook and your Wordpress blog.

Public Speaking: Driving Traffic to Your Website With Videos

Great Public Speaking

Just watch a bunch of my short videos on [link] You don't need to watch my long ones. Just the short ones. It will give you ideas.

Public Speaking: Draw More Traffic to Your Website with These Tips

Great Public Speaking

Looking for ways to make your public speaking website more dynamic and attract repeat visitors? Adding simple tools such as calculators and quizzes can draw new people to your site. Public speakers who want to expand their skills will be attracted to e-courses. There are a number of things you can do to make your website more appealing and easier to use. Why not try the suggestions listed below? Add a members’ area. Adding a members’ area, either free or paid, will help build your database.

Strategic Marketing: Making Social Media WORK

Communication Steroids

website trafficBe useful. If there is any advice I can give a business leader regarding their social media effort, that’s it. Help people. Provide them with information they can put to use. Solve their problems. Do that, and you build your brand.

Nudging in a more enlightened direction

Max Atkinson

ALLOW LEFT TURNS AT RED TRAFFIC LIGHTS If you’ve ever driven in the USA, you’ll know that most states allow drivers to turn right on a red light if there’s no traffic coming from that direction. Tags: energy conservation traffic lights street lighting

White paint, red lights and fuel conservation

Max Atkinson

Yesterday, I suggested that the country could achieve significant energy savings by the simple and virtually free device of permitting left turns at red traffic light s. Even greater savings in fuel consumption could be had by replacing as many traffic lights as possible with mini-roundabouts. Atkins, soon put a stop to all that by installing numerous sets of traffic lights at as many junctions as they could find. Tags: roundabouts energy conservation traffic lights

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Life is Like Driving « The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

Yet, in order to navigate safely through traffic, to reach our destination, we have got to keep our eyes peeled on the road ahead. Our progress may even be slowed by obstacles (ie traffic lights) at times. Home About Gary Testimonials FREE MATERIALS! NTU PPT TRAINING FILES The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage Tips & Strategies to Help You Speak Effectively to Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime Stay updated via RSS Get Gary Now!:

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Stop the Tone Drone

Green Room Speakers

Note how one person gives the traffic report, another talks about weather, and a third gives the financial update - all in under a minute. Thursday, March 19, 2009 Stop the Tone Drone Ever wonder how you can maintain concentration when you listen to talk radio?

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A Working Life: Going West

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Student and Teacher 1972: Traffic Survey, Leicester: […]. “Go West, young man.” ” — Horace Greeley, 1865 This is the second part of the review of my working life. Part 1, The Early Years, covered the part-time jobs I had while in school in England.

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Websites/Apps in U.S. - Drudge Report Outranks Daily Mail

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Online traffic is everything.    And when it comes to that the Drudge Report comes in 46th in the U.S. That means it outranks Daily Mail (50). But it also trails Fox (25). The top website or app is Here are more rankings.

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Boost Your Business with Facebook Ads with Claire Pelletreau

Speaker Launcher

Claire specializes in running ads that sell online courses but will happily geek out with you on ways to scale every kind of business with paid traffic. Perpetual Traffic podcast: [link].

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The Magic Roundabout

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Traffic circles (as roundabouts are known [.]. Round and round it goes Round and round it goes. Spandau Ballet I recently heard a startling NPR report on Roundabouts in the USA. The report highlights that, over the past decade, the number of roundabouts in the U.S. has increased dramatically, from the low hundreds up to the thousands. Culture Shock

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JC Penney - Finished?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That practically guarantees foot traffic.  The little traffic that location has is from the sports bar and a Goodwill retail. Goodwill retail has much better prices. So does the Salvation Army retail. 

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Kobe Bryant - Focus Shifting to Legal Liability

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The critical issues involved in possible litigation include:  What was the nature of the conversation between the pilot and the FAA traffic control. Did traffic control give wrong instructions?

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5 great tools for presenters

PowerPoint Tips

While I don’t think its tools are the best, it has the most traffic, so uploading your presentations there will get you the most traffic. Jon Thomas, in his blog, Presentation Advisors , has written a post, “ My Five Favorite Free Presentation Design Tools ,&# and I thought I’d share them with you. Compfight is a tool to search for images on Flikr. letting you easily find images that have Creative Commons or Commercial licenses. DaFont is a site for free fonts.

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Drudge Report - What Conservatism?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

While many digital sites have gone out of business, been sold for peanuts, or are struggling financially and in terms of traffic, the Drudge Report continues to scale. When I post on them on my own syndicated sites, there is plenty of traffic and that is sustained.

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Publishers - The Facebook Wednesday Massacre

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Pages should expect a decline in reach and referral traffic, especially if they rely on clicks directly to their posts rather than re-shares by their followers." Kosoff also notes that according to, Facebook drives more traffic for media companies that does Google.

7 lessons from wordcamp

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

I got stuck in a downpour which stopped traffic. Last week I spoke at WordCamp, Cape Town (the WordPress conference), and I watched many of the other sessions as well. Here are a few lessons I learned from my and the other sessions: Keep the sessions short and sharp.

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"UX" - New Buzzword

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Given that UX dominates the cool niche of computing design and apps, inserting it in headlines and the first sentence of digital material can boost traffic. No matter your focus, you are likely running across "UX" more and more frequently.

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Drudge Report Poll: Results of Democratic Debate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Because of the Drudge Report's heavy traffic, it has reach. During Election 2016, the Drudge Report launched its poll of who readers considered the winner of the televised debates.    Now, that poll is back in Election 2020. For last night's debate among the 10 Democrats, at about 12.15 the poll showed that Andrew Yang came in as number-one. He received 38.05% of the votes by those responding to the poll. In second place was Joe Biden with 22.13%.

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Why Do We Hold Hands?

Sandra Schrift - Executive Speech Coach

Author Robert Fulghum, of All I Really need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, wrote: “When you go out in the world, watch out for traffic, hold hands, and stick together.” I love when I can hold hands with one or more people. It feels like we are caring and cared for – feeling connected. My children and I held hands when we crossed the street and when they needed emotional support.

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"Drudge Report" in Subject Header - That's Become Clickbait

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And the odds are you will receive heavy traffic as well as lots of likes, shares, and comments.  Buzzfeed and TechCrunch may seem  The Cool.    But Drudge Report has evolved into  The Clickbait. 

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Lady Gaga's Father (Joe Germanotta), The Homeless in Grand Central, and The MTA

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The foot traffic is huge.  In the iconic Grand Central Concourse, Joe Germantatto (father of Lady Gaga) has been running two hospitality businesses. They are ArtBird and Whiskey Bar.    This isn't the first time Germanotta has been in the news.

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What Election? Political Drudge Report Zeroes in on Coronavirus

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's how he had managed to keep scaling both in traffic and profits. All those television debates. The mud-slinging at the incumbent. Rumors that Hillary would parachute back in. That preoccupation with the presidential election seems light years ago. Even political (veering conservative) Drudge Report currently is all about the coronavirus. It's almost as if the influential digital site has retrofitted its mission to serving the public interest.

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Clickbait - Can Peter Thiel reverse that social media trend?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Traffic, no matter what it takes. He founded his digital gossip tabloid Gawker on the platform of maxing traffic. Well, when Gawker aired the online video of Hulk Hogan having sex with a friend's wife, it got the expected outcome: high traffic.

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Start your presentation BIG

PowerPoint Tips

I have an older post, “ A good opener/introduction ” in which I cover ways to start a presentation and it gets a huge amount of traffic and comments — mostly questions by people wanting to know how to start their presentation.

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Donald Trump Is Clickbait Gift That Keeps on Giving

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those of us who were early adopters in blogging and tweeting about what would be called The Trump Phenomenon had a surge in traffic. Posts and tweets on aspects of that are also bringing in record traffic.

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Financial Agony of NYC For-Hire Drivers - Fausto Luna, 7th Suicide

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Meanwhile, the for-hire drivers are, in turn, being blamed for increased traffic problems in NYC. And each of those for-hire drivers adds one more vehicle to NYC traffic. For-hire drivers are struggling in New York City (NYC). In 2018, seven have committed suicide.

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Blogging = Branding/Networking/New Business Development Tool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As for the gadflies, they recognize that linking to our content can bring traffic to their social media networks. But what I learned was that craziness brought plenty of traffic to my own blogs (the other one is [link] Also, supporters rushed to the rescue. Boy, the traffic was amazing.

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