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How A Movie Release Affects The Page Views!

I would like to show a very interesting statistics which re-affirms my belief that the traffic of this blog depends a lot upon the happenings in Bollywood. I posted the song Give Me Some Sunshine from the movie 3 Idiots more than a month before the scheduled release of the movie. 19th November to be precise. If you will notice the graph below, the page views leading up to the release date are marginal and pretty constant averaging about 150 views a day....
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The Blog now has 1000 Feed Subscribers!

The success of a blog is usually judged by the number of feed subscribers it has. And a blog is said to be quite successful when it has at least 1000 subscribers. Yesterday, this blog surpassed that amount. So, finally after almost 2 years, I can happily say that my blog has not been a failure!...
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PageRank Update By Google Brings Good News!

Google updated the PageRank once again yesterday. Considering the talk about it in blogosphere, these PageRank updates are becoming more frequent. But there is some good news! With the latest update, this guitar blog has a PageRank of 3 out of 10. Earlier it was at two. SEO is an important aspect of blogging, and I guess this blog is doing well on the SEO side, thanks to the wonderful theme and an excellent All in One SEO plugin which takes care of everything regarding SEO. Hope the PageRank of this Guitar Blog keeps climbing up the ladder....
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BlogCamp Pune 2 is on 27th June, 2009 – Will you be there?

BlogCamp - An (un)conference of bloggers all over India, is having it's second flavor in Pune this weekend on 27th June. It is expected to be a big and exciting event for all the bloggers. I believe it would be a great place to network with other bloggers on a more physical level than just over the net. This is the first time I would be attending the BlogCamp event, so I am pretty excited about it. I have been blogging for over an year now. Through this meet, I hope to know more about other fellow Indian bloggers and interact with them. This does not mean that only bloggers are...
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Pune Tweeter’s TweetUp 2 Meet Held, Damn I Missed It!

Some of the most active and initiative-taking tweeter’s from Pune (those active on Tweeter) came together to organize TweetUp 2 Meet. It was held yesterday on 6th June. Unfortunately, I could not attend the event as I was stuck up at my office till late night. The event was covered by Pune Mirror as well. Pune Mirror journalist, Vishal Gangawane was kind enough to send me some of the photographs he took. Check out the snaps below....
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Get Updates on Your Mobile Via SMS for Free!

Google India launched a new service where users can subscribe to various channels and get updated through SMS automatically without any cost. You can get notified about any blogs, latest news, weather updates etc. If you want to keep track of updates on this blog and are based in India then subscribe to Abhinav Sonkar's Guitar Blog Channel. It is absolutely free!
Don't worry, you will only receive updates of new posts and important notices. You will not be spammed! So go ahead and get a mobile subscription!...
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Shifted to Doreo Web Hosting, Fused Network Sucks

Finally I shifted AbhinavSonkar.com to her third web host. Actually, it should have been second but a bad experience with web hosting company called Fused Network forced me to look for a third one. Read on for details.

Why I changed my Web Host?

Since the birth of this blog, I had been hosting on FutureQuest. I think it is an excellent web hosting company and would recommend FutureQuest to anyone who is looking for hosting a new website. Though a bit pricey, the best thing about this host is it provides you a dedicated IP address so you are not on a shared server. Yes, starting at $9.95, you get a dedicated IP address for the...
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