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New, Web Traffic News Vidoe Update

RaiseHandImage I have been receiving allot of comments and suggestions so keep them coming.  One of the re-occuring requests is that I add video to the site, so I am doing exactly that.  About every 2 weeks I will film a video update and post it here on the Web Traffic News Blog.

This video update discusses how I lost access to one of my other traffic blogs, 2 guys who you should know about and how they relate to web traffic and I ask a question related to blogging as well.

I recieved some great comments on this video when I posted it at Facebook so be sure to add you two cents if you have not done so previously?

Watch the Web Traffic News Video Update below:

Web Traffic News Update by Mark Edward Brown

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The Web Traffic Reporter ranked as Top CEO

CEO facts for The Web Traffic Reporter     A friend of mine on Linkedin recently sent me a message to alert me to the fact that “The Web Traffic Reporter” (Mark Edward Brown) was ranked as a top level CEO in a new web ranking site.

The name of this site is and I wanted to share some of the cool stats that were revealed to me when I visited the site:

My CEO rank is – 63% of all CEO’s ranked at so obviously I need your help raising my rank.

Please click on the image to go and vote for me to help me raise my rank…Thank You in Advance!

I am required to get 3 more votes in order to raise their confidence level in me as a Web Traffic CEO.

Of all of the people who voted for me there is a combined professional experience in years of: 111 years

The average number of years of experience of the people who voted for me are: 28 years

57% of the time a non coworker has voted for me

So there you have it.  As you can see and read, I need your vote.

Go Vote and leave me a comment about why you did or did not vote?

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The Web Traffic Book reviewed by Mark Edward Brown

 Web Traffic Book image at Web Traffic News

Ross Goldberg provided a copy of The Web Traffic Book to me and I knew there would be no better place to review it than here on The Web Traffic News.

To get the Web Traffic Reporter’s video commentary on this outstanding and authoritative work click the play button on the Youtube video below:
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To Your Web Traffic Success Always,

Mark “The Web Traffic Reporter” Brown

Yahoo’s My Blog Log closing down reports Web Traffic News

MyBlogLog image at Web Traffic NewsI recieved an e-mail in my Yahoo e-mail account recently that notified me of Yahoo’s intent to shut down it’s blog application “MyBlogLog”.  I was somewhat dismayed as I like the application and have used it on other blogs that I own.  I found it a useful web traffic getting app. and now I am watching closely to see what will happen next.

Here is part of the message that I recieved:

“Dear MyBlogLog Customer,

You have been identified as a customer of Yahoo! MyBlogLog. We will officially discontinue Yahoo! MyBlogLog effective May 24, 2011. Your agreement with Yahoo!, to the extent that it applies to the Yahoo! MyBlogLog, will terminate on May 24, 2011. ”

What are some traffic getting widgets or applications that you are having good results with?  Leave me a comment…

From the Web Traffic News Desk,

Mark Edward Brown – The Web Traffic Reporter

The Middle East’s Top 10 Website’s of 2010

Map Image of the Middle East at Web Traffic NewsRahaf Makarati and Ahmad Al-Shagra of have compile a listing of the Middle East’s top10 websites of 2010.  The stated that there was “no clear source on where Middle Eastern traffic pours throughout the year, we factored in as much data as we could.”  They did mention sites such as Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Comscore, and Alexa yet gave no definitive credit to one specific source.

Most of the sites listed were news sites or forums; here is the list as reported:

  1. Yahoo! Maktoob

The final commnet shared was “This year’s list makes it easy to predict the scene during 2011 with no major changes anticipated.”

From the Web Traffic News Desk,

Mark Edward Brown
The Web Traffic Reporter

FCC says Happy Net Neutral Holidays!

Web Traffic News FCC imageI reported just prior to Christmas (25 DEC 2010) that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of the United States of America was getting ready to rule on a landmark in internet history and true to form, they did just that.

The FCC adopted new rules to keep companies that control the Internet’s website traffic from restricting what their customers do online, they also ruled on why providers can not block competing services, including online calling applications and Web video.  These new rules are backed by the White House and wrapped up a year of efforts by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski in finding a suitable outcome to all parties involved. The new regulations are intended to ensure that broadband providers cannot use their control of the Internet’s website traffic points of origin to dictate where their subscribers can and can not navigate to.

Genachowski said: “Today, for the first time, we are adopting rules to preserve basic Internet values. For the first time, we’ll have enforceable rules of the road to preserve Internet freedom and openness.”

I didn’t experience and type of “control” or regulation prior to this ruling did you?  I am curious to know how you feel about this new ruling, is it good for the user or just big brother’s way of butting in to regulate yet another frontier that was once free but no longer can be?

Leave me a comment and let’s talk about it:

From the Web Traffic News Desk,

Mark Edward Brown
The Web Traffic Reporter