Top 12 March 2012 Posts

Here we are starting our fourth month of 2012! I hope your year is going well so far.

This month’s posts are a combination of new finds and old favourites. As normal, posts have been broken down into my three core themes.


Sparring Mind – 50 Successful Blogs That Prove You Don’t Need to Blog about Blogging to Create a Winner

Great list post from Gregory Ciotti at Sparring Mind on 50 successful blogs not about blogging. There are some amazing blogs to check out in this list.  Gregory’s site is a new find, so I am looking forward to reading more of his work.

Jeff Goins Writer – Stop Waiting to be Picked

Jeff makes a great point with this post – You must pick yourself.

Blogworld – 23 Brilliant Bloggers Talk About Blog to Book

Though I have looked at the Blogworld website a few times, this is my first time at their blog.  I am enjoying what I have found so far. This is an interesting post by Allison Boyer on the subject of blog to book.

Make a Living Writing – 10 Reasons Why You Can’t Make a Living Writing

I’m definitely a big fan of Carol Tice’s blog.  I enjoyed this inspiring post by guest blogger Josh Sarz.


Chris Guillebeau – Some Things to do Right Now to Change Your Life

I am a huge fan of Chris Guillebeau from The Art of Non-Conformity. His posts, including this one, are always punchy and powerful.

Three New Leaves – Bite Size Fitness: A Simple Way to Start Exercising

Thinking of making some changes to your fitness. I know I certainly need to.  Here is a post on some simple ways to get started by Matt Madeiro.

Location 180 – 6 Questions You Must Answer Before Quitting Your Job

Looking to make a big career change.  Sean Ogle talks about the questions you need to ask yourself before you quit your job.

Everyday Bright – Be the Envy of Yourself

I totally loved this honest post by Jennifer Gresham from Everyday Bright reminding us it’s okay to change direction or strategy.


Social Triggers – How to Get 2281 Subscribers and Increase Traffic by 69% in 27 Days

As a blogger, we are always trying to grow our subscriber count.  Here’s a post from Derek Halpern from Social Triggers that will definitely help. There is a lot of great information for bloggers on this site.

Fluent in 3 Months – How to Get Over a Plateau Stopping You From Making Progress

The dreaded plateau, I can certainly relate to this at the moment.

Benny Lewis is an inspiration.  This is a blog I definitely need to put on my ‘read more often’ list.

Suitcase Entrepreneur – Top 10 Answers to Your Frequently Asked Networking Questions

Is networking not your favourite task?  Don’t worry, you are definitely not alone.  Natalie Sisson offers advice to get your networking on track.

Get Busy Living Blog – 18 Achievers Talk about the Power of Goal Setting

This is a great post about the wonders of goal setting by Benny Hsu from Get Busy Living.


Pocket Changed – 20 Must-Read Books: The Cubicle Renegade’s Essential Library

I totally loved this brilliant list by Caleb Wojcik, so much so I bought two of the books (The Personal MBA and Book Yourself Solid) on Kindle yesterday.

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  1. says

    Thank you Thea for mentioning my post. I love many of the other blogs you mentioned and they are always packed with great info as well!

    • says

      Hi Jen
      Thank you so much for leaving a comment. I am really glad that you are enjoying the information/resources in the post.
      Have a fantastic Easter!

  2. says

    Sorry I haven’t been by lately Thea but I did want to see which posts you were thrilled about this past month. Glad I’m not too terribly late.

    I love that Benny is on this list, I love his place. Some of these headlines have definitely caught my attention so I’ll be stopping by to check these out.

    Thanks for sharing and hope you’re doing well.

    Happy Easter!


    • says

      Hi Adrienne
      So lovely to see you here again, it is always a pleasure. I am thrilled you stopped by to check out my Top 12 list. I really enjoy putting these lists together. Benny is great isn’t he, I really enjoy his site as well!
      I finally got my act together today and stopped by your place and left some comments for you as well.
      I really hope you enjoyed the rest of the links and I look forward to chatting to you again soon.
      All the best, I hope all is going well.

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