I Recently Entered Yakezie Challenge!

At first, it was unclear as to what Yakezie was all about.  But as I continued to read about this network site at other financial blogs, I started to realize that Yakezie network was created to help each financial bloggers to succeed in reaching their personal goal.  Since I am new to blogging, this was a great opportunity for me to join the Yakezie challenge and reach my goal of 200,000 in Alexa ranking in the next 6 months.

It’s been little less than 2 weeks since I started the challenge and I already am seeing the benefit of joining.  My Alexa ranking was in the 800,000 range but now the ranking dropped to 500,000 level.  I have learned that to be successful, you have to get involved in the network, leaving comments in other posts and forums.

I feel very confident that I will reach my goal within next 6 months because I know Yakezie network will be there to support me as much as possible.  At the same time, I will be active and contribute even more to the Yakezie network.

Here are the 15 contributors at Yakezie Network and they are all successful financial websites.  I highly recommend you follow them by subscribing to their feed (RSS).

YourFinancesSimplified
Krant Cents
Sustainable Personal Finance
Mom’s Plan
Aaron Hung
The Money Principle
Money Green Life
The Saved Quarter
Prairie Eco Thrifter
Money Cactus
The Frugal Toad
Cash Flow Mantra
My University Money
The Jenny Pincher
Cents to Save

These Yakezie contributors provide many useful information that are beneficial to their readers.  I highly recommend you visit their sites as well and hope that you learn from what they have to say about finance.  Enjoy!


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Comments
  • Paul @ The Frugal Toad November 18, 2011 at 8:48 am

    Welcome to the Challenge USM! You are part of a great group, don’t hesitate to reach out if you need help with anything!

    • UltimateSmartMoney November 18, 2011 at 12:00 pm

      Thanks Frugal Toad!

  • Kris @ Everyday Tips November 18, 2011 at 9:41 am

    (This may be a duplicate, had a comment issue)
    Welcome to Yakezie! As you know, the group has such a wealth of knowledge! Enjoy watching that Alexa ranking drop.

    Keep up the great work!

    • UltimateSmartMoney November 18, 2011 at 12:01 pm

      To my amazement it has dropped a lot since I joined. I feel pretty confident I may reach my goal of 200,000 Alexa ranking in next month or two. Thanks Kris!

  • The Jenny Pincher November 18, 2011 at 12:51 pm

    Looking forward to going through the challenge with you!

    • UltimateSmartMoney November 19, 2011 at 8:45 pm

      Same to you.. Good luck!

  • krantcents November 18, 2011 at 2:49 pm

    Welcome to the Challenge. Thanks for the link, I in good company.

  • MoneyCone November 18, 2011 at 5:17 pm

    Welcome to the group!

  • Maria@moneyprinciple November 18, 2011 at 6:37 pm

    I am honoured to be doing the challenge in this company.

  • YFS November 18, 2011 at 7:40 pm

    I have a feeling you will meet your goal must sooner than 6 months. I have only been blogging for a month and a half :-)

    • UltimateSmartMoney November 19, 2011 at 8:46 pm

      That is awesome!

  • cashflowmantra November 19, 2011 at 6:23 am

    Welcome to the Challenge. I am sure that you will enjoy it.

  • The Saved Quarter November 19, 2011 at 12:50 pm

    Welcome to the challenge! There are hundreds of members and challengers, and the small group is great for really getting to know a few bloggers more personally. I’m glad to be in your group and look forward to your further success!

    • UltimateSmartMoney November 19, 2011 at 8:47 pm

      We have the best group! Wish you the best as well!

  • Sustainable PF November 19, 2011 at 8:03 pm

    Aside from Alexa ranking improvement (you’re down to 370k now!) I think the support and advice one garners via the network provides the greatest value.

    • UltimateSmartMoney November 19, 2011 at 8:48 pm

      I would have never thought prior to joining Yakezie. Thanks for your support!

  • Ron Thompson November 20, 2011 at 4:22 pm

    The yakezie network really is a great collection of content. I’m not part of it but they really do tend to produce high quality posts. I wish you luck with Yakezie and hopefully you can get under alexa 200k in less than 6 months.

  • Miss T @ Prairie EcoThrifter November 20, 2011 at 10:04 pm

    Welcome to the challenge and good luck. Thanks for the shout out too. I really appreciate it.

  • Shaun @ Money Cactus November 24, 2011 at 7:44 am

    It is fun watching your Alexa rank drop isn’t it? I also think the community aspect is especially good. It’s really nice to develop a network and have a connection with others doing similar things to you.

  • Lisa @ Cents To Save November 24, 2011 at 8:28 am

    Welcome to the challenge! It is a great network to be a part of. I have learned so much about finances and blogging.

  • Financial Samurai November 26, 2011 at 12:32 am

    Welcome, and good luck. Will be good to get to know ya!

  • Jen @ Master the Art of Saving December 5, 2011 at 8:22 pm

    Welcome to the challenge. Good luck. :-)

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