Your Feedback Is In! Here’s What I Learned From My Readers

Yesterday I asked you, my reader, if there was one thing you would change about my blog, what would it be?

I got some absolutely fantastic feedback and, as intended, I will be using it to drive new features, updates, and focus on my blog. This is an exercise that I also plan to do a lot more as I think it was incredibly valuable and since I’m writing this blog for you, not me, I want to know what you you think!

So here’s a roundup of the feedback I received along with my action plan for each suggestion:

  • More Freebies, Contests, and Prizes – cool! This was great feedback and the gears are already turning for a contest I can run in the very near future. I can definitely do more of this and if you are a regular reader you can expect to win some cool things over the course of this year!
  • More Case Studies – I love doing case studies and am glad to hear you love them too! Right now I feature about one case study per week, I’ll be doubling this almost immediately and trending up to three a week which I think will really help all of you get a deeper dive into what I’m up to.
  • Typical Business Activities – a great piece of feedback here to include more about what I do on a typical day. What a cool idea, I’ll be doing this more often as well so you can understand how I split my time and maximize efficiency.
  • WPTouch for iPhone Visitors – heck, I read a ton of blogs on my iPhone and I’m sure other people do too. WPTouch integration coming soon!
  • Make Font More Readable – I had a few comments about the stylized anti-aliased font that I am using being hard to read. I will be changing the font on my site so it is crisp, clear, and much easier to read.
  • Posts from other Industry Leaders – this was an interesting comment and something I haven’t thought of much before, now I’m thinking about it and already have some great ideas of a few people to add that could share some of their knowledge, particularly in areas that I’m not as experienced.

Along with this excellent feedback, I was also quite touched to read some very kind words from some of my readers. This means the world to me, below are a few of the nice comments that came through yesterday:

“Morgan i wanna to congratulate you for the way your blog looks so many times recently and i was waiting for the right moment.

I think your blog looks very very good the way it is now,i do like it a lot.

You came a long way from a year or two yrs a go.I do like the colors, very well chosen.I don’t comment a lot on your blog because most of your post are about seo and info on building a site,but other that that keep up the good work.

Most of all i like your passion.” (Rich)

“You’re my favorite domain investor/developer! You’re the most relateable for someone who got into domains in recent years. Not every article is applealing to me, but there are usually a couple every month. But variety makes baseball – those articles I don’t read are exactly what other fans are looking for!” (Louise)

“You do a great job! Keep up the good work…” (Leonard)

Thanks for all the great feedback, I can’t wait to start making these changes and enhancements. By providing me with what you want to see on my blog I can continue to innovate and make my blog better every day! If you have more feedback please send it over, the more feedback the better!

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  • Aaron June 20, 2012, 7:26 pm

    Actually, I like to see your weekly or monthly domain picks. This is to help me understand how you value domains. Very useful for beginners like me.

    Also, you can have a weekly feature to review a reader’s portfolio. That will help us to know whether we are on track. Again, useful for beginners.

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    • Morgan June 20, 2012, 9:32 pm

      Thanks for the feedback @Aaron. The challenge here will be that I don’t buy much from drops or public sales, many of my purchases now are directly with the domain owners and often under NDA.

      That being said I would be happy to share what I buy once I buy it and that could help you get a feeling for what I’m looking at…which right now is pretty much nothing but one and two-word .COMs

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  • r m.m.bandara June 20, 2012, 9:59 pm

    im from sri lanka.work malaysiya age 45 i wont pat man meet age 55_60.iam poor man.pls call 0105383050,

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  • Joe June 21, 2012, 5:46 am

    Maybe it’s not strictly related to the blog, but I loved your interviews with successful domain investors you used to do until a couple of years ago. I particularly liked the one with the Castello bros at Traffic Las Vegas 2010. Very sorry you stopped.

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  • Poor Uncle June 21, 2012, 7:56 am

    Yup yup sex and freebies always sell doesn’t matter if you are rich or poor.
    In fact, I should win something for being the first suggestion. Oh yeah, and WINNING. Who doesn’t like to win? Morgan, you are brilliant.

    …the story goes like this – how a poor man turn 2 comments and a domain name into $5k and 20% of Linton enterprise. If a poor man can do it so can you. The more you comment, the more you win. 🙂

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  • Trico June 21, 2012, 8:29 am

    Feedback:

    Morgan,

    The Epik ad needs serious updating.

    Those prices shown have not been valid for a long time.

    Just FYI.

    Regarding your blog overall there’s much to appreciate.

    I especially look forward to the Tutorials.

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  • iain taylor June 24, 2012, 12:38 am

    Great work Morgan. I love the fact that you “keep it real” and that in each and every post there is always a “real life” lesson whether it be to do with domaining or general business.
    I would like to see more case studies and real examples of domaining/business strategies both those that went well and those that went wrong.
    Iain

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