It is time to say good bye to the year 2009. I am writing this post to look back at 2009 and remember some important achievement for www.thinkplaninvest.com as the financial website. It is completed first year just two months back. We have done a great job by writing about the variety of topics and also there is significant step forward in getting more number of readers to our website. Lets get into what we have done this year. Please subscribe to our future articles here.
1. RSS Readers
If you don’t know about RSS, please read What is RSS?. There is notable increase in the RSS subscribers in last three months. I have done few changes to increase the number of readers by providing the subscription option in the noticeable place. When I am writing this article, the total number of RSS readers are 927. I could see the monthly increase of 250 or more. By next month it will cross the 1000 readers. I am setting the target of 6000 readers by end of 2010. I am hoping to beat the target easily with your support.
2. Good increase in daily visitors
This stats shows how many unique visitors visiting the site daily. This shows the popularity of the website. At the time of writing the article, there is 1500+ daily visitors. More than 84% of the visitors are coming from the google search engine. Google is the major traffic generator for us.
3. Most commented Posts
I would thank our readers for the active participation in the discussion. It is good to see few posts received more than 100 comments. It shows the readers interest to know and clarify their doubts with the author and other readers. I will answer all the questions posted in the comments section, there is some chance I will miss out few comments because of the busy schedule. Here is the list of 5 posts with the more number of comments.
- Interest Free Education Loans (147 Comments)
- Income Tax Exemption and Rules on Gifts as Income of Source (130 Comments)
- Home Loans and Income Tax Benefits – Part 2 (125 Comments)
- How to avoid TDS on fixed deposit (110 Comments)
- Home Loans and Income Tax benefits – part 1 (109 Comments)
4.Top 10 Posts from the stats
Here I am listing the Top 10 posts using the number of page views as the source. There is many factors driving the more visitors to this posts. It is not necessary that all the posts are most liked by the readers, but it is popular in among our readers. Here is the list :
- SBI’s Fixed Deposit Interest Rates 2009
- Mahindra Finance Fixed Deposit Scheme
- How to avoid TDS on Fixed Deposit?
- Tata Motors Fixed Deposit Scheme
- 4 Rules you must know for HRA Exemption
- TDS rates effective from 1st October 2009
- Home Loans and Income tax Benefits-Part 2
- HRA and Tax benefits
- Top 5 rules for Fixed Deposit Investment
- Rules on Gifts as Income
5. Mahindra Finance Fixed Deposit
In this year we become the agent for Mahindra Finance Fixed Deposit. As we are seeing the flooding of queries asking about the fixed deposit and the safe investment options, I feel that having agent for few products will help increase our income and service the readers. Next year I am preparing to get few of the insurance company agency. There is good response for the mahindra finance fixed deposit. You can apply for the product if you are interest.
6. Q & A
I have added another section to answer questions to readers through email. Also the same answers will be published in this site. This helps the readers to reach me directly to clear their doubts.
I Hope this article will serve as the quick recap for the year 2009. I could see the promising 2010 ahead. Lets hope 2010 will be another record breaking year for Think – Plan – Invest. Once again I would like to thank our readers for the support. With the new year begins, I am starting with the article Personal Finance Tips for 2010 – Part 1. So, keep reading the article tomorrow. It is the first part of the weekly series. Hope, you all make the new series huge success. If you want to receive the article to your e-mail, please subscribe to free newsletter.