Archive for May 2013

Top 25 most-viewed posts/blogs on ChicagoNow: May 20-26

Top 25 Most-Viewed Individual Posts 1. Baby Sideburns: Vag-ewelry. Yup, it’s exactly what it sounds like 2. Music Mom: Is Macklemore gay? Funny, he had the same question himself 3. Chicago Bulls Confidential: Bulls plans rest heavily on newly crowned ACB MVP Nikola Mirotic 4. Show Me Chicago: Memorial Day Chicago 2013: Show Me Chicago’s... Read more »

Top 25 most-viewed posts/blogs on ChicagoNow: May 13-19

Top 25 Most-Viewed Individual Posts 1. Baby Sideburns: Yo Channing Tatum, this pap smear’s for you 2. Baby Sideburns: Ten things I really F’ing want for Mother’s Day 3. Music Mom: Is Macklemore gay? Funny, he had the same question himself 4. Baby Sideburns: Men experience simulated labor. Who the hell doesn’t want to see... Read more »

Google Keyword Tool: All Hail Your New Master

Google Keyword Tool: All Hail Your New Master
“Hey Julie, I’m working on this post about blah blah blah, and I’m having trouble coming up with some decent keywords. Could you give me some?” I get this email several times a day, every day. And my answer is usually “sure I can.” And I can. But so can you. And then you don’t... Read more »
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Facebook Fan Pages: Your Recipe For Success

Facebook Fan Pages: Your Recipe For Success
Facebook fan pages. No other social media platform has the ability to drive traffic to your site like Facebook does, and yet so few people manage their Facebook fan pages effectively. With that in mind, here are four things  you can do to up your Facebook fan page numbers, increase traffic to your site, and... Read more »

Five reasons why a ChicagoNow blog post received one million visits

For the first time in ChicagoNow history, a single blog post called “Ten things I really F’ing want for Mother’s Day” received 1 million unique visitors. And it reached that magical figure in four days. So how does this happen? And can it happen for you? Let’s take a look at five reasons why this... Read more »

Top 25 most-viewed posts/blog on ChicagoNow: May 6-12

Top 25 Most-Viewed Individual Posts 1. Baby Sideburns: Ten things I really F’ing want for Mother’s Day 2. Baby Sideburns: The Abercrombie & Fitch CEO needs to go F himself 3. Music Mom: Is Macklemore gay? Funny, he had the same question himself 4. Baby Sideburns: Hells yeah I deserve a good Mother’s Day gift,... Read more »
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ChicagoNow's best photo gallery posts of April, 2013

Disclosure: I’ve been hemming and hawing about selections all day. Every month, this contest gets harder to judge, which is a real testament to the hard work and talent of the ChicagoNow Community. This month, it really took me a long time to narrow the list down to 5 winners. In fact, it took me... Read more »

ChicagoNow's best posts of April, 2013

Top 10 posts of the month, in alphabetical order: The Amazing, Affordable Adventures of Mama, Bunny, and Pip: How My Son Got A New Liver: Baby’s First Portoenterostomy Cheaper Than Therapy: If this is average, then I’ll take it Chicago Sports Media Watch: Susannah Collins talks Blackhawks, Mr. T, Belushi and more (exclusive) Dispatches From... Read more »

Top 25 most-viewed posts/blog on ChicagoNow: April 29-May 5

Top 25 Most-Viewed Individual Posts 1. Chicago Sports Media Watch: Susannah Collins talks Blackhawks, Mr. T, Belushi and more (exclusive) 2. Music Mom: Is Macklemore gay? Funny, he had the same question himself 3. Chicago Sports Media Watch: CSN fires Susannah Collins, I call B.S!!! 4. Baby Sideburns: So basically the lesson here is just... Read more »
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