Miscellaneous Rambling – Quantum of Solace Edition

New Blog Milestone – 40K RSS Readers

A big congrats to me for breaking the 40K RSS mark. Right now, the FeedBurner clicklet is showing 40,288 RSS readers. I’m sure it’ll go higher tomorrow. I want to thank everyone for subscribing to my blog and helping me hit this milestone.

I’ve written numerous post on how to increase your RSS subscriber base. However, for this miscellaneous rambling post, I like to point you to Daily Blog Tips and their 50 simple ways to gain RSS subscribers.

I see I also set a new Twitter record. Thanks for following me on Twitter!

Funnel Vision Contest: Win iPod Stuff and More

Michael Kwan has a “Funnel Vision” contest to give away some iPod stuff. The cool thing is the contest is open world-wide so even if you live in the North Pole, Michael will mail it to ya.

Five Ways To Lose Passion for Your Business

Jamie Harrop has a new post on how to lose passion for your business. While all five ways are legit, I think Jamie forgot the most important one: the business is no longer fun.

10 Reasons Why Bloggers Hate Blogging

Geeks are Sexy (they really are) has given us 10 reasons why bloggers hate blogging. The number one reason, according to the sexy geek, is they blog for money. Ya, I imagine if I blogged for money, I would hate blogging too.

Mostly Lisa As a Bond Girl

The new 007 flick, Quantum of Solace, opens in theaters this week and to my surprise, Most Lisa is not the Bond babe. How she lost the part, I have no idea. I mean, check out her audition video! How could she have lost?

45 thoughts on “Miscellaneous Rambling – Quantum of Solace Edition”

  1. Dfunda says:

    i am from india i watched the movie its awesome :)

    1. Study Babes says:

      sweet i just looked on usenet and its there. thats a movie you really gotta see on the big screen though

      1. Ryan McLean says:

        I am definately going to go see it on the big screen. Small screen often ruins really good movies. You need the full experience.

    2. Sohail says:

      Congratulation on your success and yeah the movie i gonna watch for sure

    3. Good to hear that you enjoyed the movie. I’ve read a couple review for QoS and none of them seemed to be particularly good ones. Guess I’ll have to wait until Friday to see for myself.

      Congrats on hitting your subscribers goal John.

    4. Kok Choon says:

      Just watch it, highly recommended!

  2. Study Babes says:

    geeksaresexy is my favorite blog i read it every day, didnt know you were into it too john lol

    1. Kiltak says:

      Thanks Study Babes, that’s awfully nice of you 😉

      1. Study Babes says:

        haha yeah i’m sure you’ve seen me in your comments. i definitely recommend it to everyone here

  3. Michael Kwan says:

    Thanks for including me in your ramblings post, John. I should also note that in addition to the three iPod accessories, I’m also including a paid review on Beyond the Rhetoric as part of the prize pack. John Chow dot Com readers are probably pretty familiar with my reviews by now, so they’ll probably know what to expect in terms of quality.

    1. Awesome , count me in

  4. Alex Fraiser says:

    I read the post at DBT earlier today, it was very useful and had a lot of killer tips in it.

    1. Definitely going to try some of them.

  5. gift gadgets says:

    Congratulations on reaching another milestone, this time, 40K subscribers…Mike

  6. AverageGal says:

    Amazing… wasn’t it just yesterday that you broke 35k? Congrats John!!!

    1. BusinessX says:

      It was fast! He has his mojo working for him.

  7. Congrats on breaking 40,000 readers John, I really wanna see how far you will take this blog, seems the sky is the limit.

    Thanks for the mention too.

  8. BusinessX says:

    Congrats again John Chow, I am interested in seeing how far this can grow for you, and the speed is amazing. It is nice to see momentum working for you.

  9. jesse grant says:

    Yah , cant wait to see this movie , congrats on the 40k rss readers

  10. congrats John, I hope to get there soon!

  11. Mike Huang says:

    Ahhh dang it John, you really got like 800 new subscribers in 1 day :(


  12. Mostly Lisa says:

    I would have made such an awesome Irina Secsibuti. 😀

  13. MLRebecca says:

    Congrats on hitting the 40,000 mark, that’s a great accomplishment! I look forward to seeing your blog continue to grow and hit more milestones.

  14. I saw Quantum of Solace last weekend in the cinema with my 9yr old son, great movie but I’d suggest renting Casino Royale again before you go to see it. Worth it just to refresh on the story line.

  15. MoneyBlog says:

    woow great…Congrats on breaking 40,000 readers!!!

  16. Congratulation on your success

  17. 40k is just awesome..
    I am having trouble making 200 :p


  18. Congratulations on the milestones. I’m still interested in hearing the how many of your newsletter subscribers are the same people as your rss subsribers, and how this affects your Subscriber chicklet count.

  19. Ryan McLean says:

    There are too many comments before me to validate me writing a quality comment…no one will read it :(

  20. Jonathan R says:

    Wow 40k, that’s incredible! Only show that hard work pays off. Even your rambling posts are great lol. I check out GeeksAreSexy’s top 10 reasons bloggers hate blogging and they are so true. The fact is if you are not passionate about what you are blogging about it is going to be a task. Do you want to complain everyday about posting something you have to research? No so choose something you are interested in and want to learn more about. Then you can research more about what you want to learn and blog away!

  21. Önder says:

    40.000…. this is really great for a blog.

  22. I am going to see the movie this week, hope it worth the time and money

  23. I am going to see the movie this week, hope its worth the time and money

  24. Dfunda says:

    congrats for crossing 40,000 rss subscribers john

  25. here i am thinkin my 25 adds for the week is good and you have 40k! lol

  26. Congrats on the 40K+. I also noticed that in-between yesterday & today, you gained 300+ subscribers.ed

    And I can’t hate on Gemma Arterton being the new Bond girl. I’m British like she is & James Bond is obviously British, so the more real British people in Bond films, the better!

  27. allQoo.com says:

    Interesting writing. Thanks for the sharing John.

  28. andy says:

    Congrats John

  29. dang u added 10 times my total in the last day! lol!

  30. Önder says:

    a little bit amazing and crazy.

  31. Önder says:

    Today i watch the movie and if you like action just go to see it.

  32. Dan_N says:

    If anyone hates blogging then they shouldn’t blog. :)

  33. Rick Vaughn says:

    This broad is pretty hot, she talks to much through. Good find John.

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