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Top 3 Ways other than Google to get Traffic on your Blog

Most people today think that Google is the only way to get traffic on your Blog and focus so hard on Google that they forget on other mediums which are equally (if not more) contribute in getting traffic on your site.

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5 Top Twitter Myths Busted

Twitter is a website, owned and operated by Twitter Inc., which offers a social networking and microblogging service, enabling its users to send and read messages called tweets. Tweets are text-based posts of up to 140 characters displayed on the user’s profile page.

More people are using Twitter than you may think. The stats from Nielsen Online report Twitter usage grew 1,382 percent from February 2008 to February 2009, and more than 7 million new U.S. users signed up in February alone [source: Ostrow]. Even with such impressive numbers, Twitter’s audience retention rate is at about 40 percent [source: Wayne].

With such interest in Twitter, it’s no surprise there are various myths swirling around about it. Who’s perpetuating them? The media, twitterers, maybe even you. We’re going to look at five of the big ones here.

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Incredible Growth of Google + (Plus)

Since an image is worth 1000 words, here is a graph done by Leon Håland analyzing the growth of Google+. It took only 24 days for Google+ to reach 20 million users, while it took over three years to reach that number for Facebook and Twitter. Considering that the service is still open only by invitation and that brands or news organisations are not yet invited, this sounds like a huge achievement.

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Chinese Girl Teen Offering Her Virginity For An iPhone 4

People are crazy around the world for Apple Devices. Few days back we saw a boy who traded his kidneys to get iphone and ipad. But this one is big, a Chinese teen is offering her virginity if someone gets her an iPhone 4. Crazy ? According to a report by Korea Herald, a Chinese teen has published an ad in which she is willing to lose her virginity to a person who will buy her an iPhone 4 device.

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Blackberry Torch 9800 Mobile Price And Review In India 2011

Blackberry Torch 9800 is RIM’s latest attempt to compete with Apple iPhone. BlackBerry Torch (aka Bold 9800) is a slider Smartphone powered by BlackBerry OS 6 with a revamped UI and a new Webkit based browser. The Smartphone comes with a touch screen and slider QWERTY keypad for faster and easier typing. After the tepid response to BlackBerry Storm and Storm 2, BlackBerry Torch has emerged with RIM’s best efforts to meet the expectation of user. It has a better media player, camera with other attractive features and affordable price. The new redesigned stylish Smartphone comes with improved BlackBerry App World.

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Facebook’s real time “Happening Now” feed replacing advertisements




Facebook has begun testing a new feature in the news feed that allow users to see what their friends are liking, sharing and commenting on in real time.

The Happening Now sidebar appears in a column to the right of the primary news feed, duplicating much of that content in shorter form, as shown in the screenshot above from Dazeinfo.

Users can click on an update to pull up more information without leaving the feed:

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Is Twitter in some Serious Trouble?

New users aren’t signing up for Twitter like they used to, according to numbers provided to WebProNews by a developer with access to Twitter’s API.

9.4 million users tweeted for the first time in July, and that monthly total has only declined in the four months since.

Keep in mind, though, that while the month-over-month numbers don’t look great, Twitter is still growing at a much faster pace at the end of 2009 than it was in the beginning. 7.1 million new users tweeted in November 2009, whereas only 1.3 million people joined the service in January.

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