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Happy 3rd Birthday To Procrastinating Writers!

by Jennifer on March 22, 2011

I cannot believe it’s been three years since I started this blog! And some amazing things have happened since then.

If you will allow me to be a little self-indulgent for a minute, I’d like to celebrate some of what this blog has accomplished over the last three years. (Or you can just scroll to the bottom for the birthday gift discount code.)

Traffic
Since launching this blog on March 22, 2008, Procrastinating Writers has grown from 0 visitors and 0 subscribers to:

  • An average of 200 visitors/day
  • An average of 5,000 visitors/month
  • 977 subscribers

Amazing what three years and a whole lot of hard work will do.

Popular Posts
On July 2, 2010, this blog had its largest spike of traffic, thanks to the article: Create Writing Flow Using the 10 Minutes of Gibberish Method, being posted on StumbleUpon. On that day, 5,038 people came here to read the post.

Other than the article above (which is the most popular post of all time), here are four more of the most popular posts:

2) How To Create A Pen Name

3) 43 Most Inspiring Writing Advice Posts from 2009

4) Morning Pages: Results from my 2-Week Experiment

5) Resources to Help You Plan Your NaNoWriMo Novel

A Birthday Challenge
To help celebrate this major milestone and birthday accomplishment, I’m hosting a fun challenge (with prizes) on the blog. Stay tuned… full details are coming this Thursday.

In the mean time, as a THANK YOU for being such awesome, supportive readers, I’m offering my eGuide: Butt-In-Chair at a 50 percent discount ($9.95). Just be sure to enter: PWBIRTHDAY3 in the discount code box at check out time. The code is good ’til March 27 at 11:59 p.m.

What was your favorite Procrastinating Writers article from the last three years?

About the Author: Jennifer Blanchard is the founder of Procrastinating Writers. She is co-founder of the Better Writing Habits Challenge. For more great writing tips, tools and advice, be sure to follow her on Twitter or Facebook.

{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Mallory Snow March 22, 2011 at 3:36 pm

Congratulations, Jennifer! I have been enjoying this blog for about a year now. It’s great to see all that hard work pay off!

2 Stacey Donaldson March 22, 2011 at 7:30 pm

Congratulations Jennifer! So exciting. This is one of my favorite sites, been a follower since December…so glad I joined in. Thanks for all the wonderful information.

And many more!

3 Vincent March 25, 2011 at 12:40 am

Happy Birthday PW!

This blog changed my writing styles; I developed a determination for writing endlessly. Thanks to this blog!

4 Jennifer March 25, 2011 at 11:52 am

@Vincent Thank you! And thanks for letting us know how much this blog has helped you. I appreciate it!!

5 andrew toynbee April 18, 2011 at 7:07 am

Felicitations Jennifer!
It was fun re-reading the popular posts – and even more surprising to find one of my own entries from 2009 on there. Very nostalgic!

Keep up the great work. And keep inspiring us all!

Here’s to the 4th Birthday…

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