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2011 Follow Friday 25 Favorites

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Top 25 2011 Favorites

Is it me, or did 2011 fly by?

Feels like yesterday when I was sitting here going over my steps to DOMINATE 2011…even though 2011 was a great year for me and Money Dummy blog, it missed a few goals.

I did learn a few things over the past year that will help me mold my plans of DOMINATION in 2012  (insert evil laugh here :) )

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  • Focusing more on the “business” side of blogging,
  • Focus more on my blog and clients and projects.

  • Find a better balance to my business and the time I spend on SM sites.
  • Focus on doing things I dislike, but work.. ie: videos.
  • Focus on strengthening the blogger relationships I have built and nurture them into business partnerships.
  • Stop trying to be everything to everyone. I like to help people, seeing a client or a blogger that takes my advice and kills it, is just F***N AWESOME!  But there are time’s when you have to say no and be ok with that.
  • Focus on walking away. There has to be a happy balance for work and play and for me the past 5 years, it’s been a lot of work and not to much play.

Just a few things to work on :)  Hopefully these are a few things that can help you kill it in 2012!

Ok onto the reason your here, Finding some great people to connect with.

This Follow Friday post I did something different.  I decided to share the 25 People that have been sharing and connecting with me on a weekly basis all of 2011.

If I was a quarterback, this would be the team that I ride to the Super Bowl :)

If these people were in the Boston area, we would have drinks.

If I bought a 25 pack of muffins at BJ’s, these people would each get one.

Ok I’m sure get my point… Just follow them now if you don’t already.


Top 10 – Week 29


image EzyBlogger

Bio: A Blogger and Internet Marketer from Malaysia.

image ShaiLaserson

Bio: Passion and Work Equals Success. I have a passion for People, Marketing & Technology.

image KeepUpWeb

Bio: I’m a friendly computer geek. I blog common-sense & low-cost tips for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Drop by and say “Hi”.

image BlazingMinds

Bio: Owner and Famous Blogger of Blazing Minds, lover of tech, life & people who make her laugh. A Twitter celebrity in the making.

image maria_muir

Bio: Maria Muir.com | This That & The Other, Blogging Tips, Social Media, Inspirational, Motivation, Guest Posting, Humour & Alternative News

image extremejohn

Bio: Founder of Extreme Tan and Smoothies, Inc., Insane Limos, Inc., and Extreme Spray Tan, Inc. and blogging CEO.

image arkarthick

Bio:  Entrepreneur, Blogger, Photography/Designing/Social Media – Enthusiast. Humorous, Creative & Positive Thinker. Love to be a Friend & Seek/Share Awesome Things!

image MelissaOnline

Bio: Purveyor of Possibility, Passionista, MavHERick, Entrepreneur & Coffee Addict. Tweeting inspiration & information for entrepreneurs. Who INSPIRES You?

image AskKim

Bio: Developing Awesome Relationships, Providing Life Coaching, Mentoring & Online & Social Media Marketing, Networking & Personal Development!

image dragonblogger

Bio: Technology blogger who works with WordPress and helps others with blogging tips, monetization, earning and more visit http://www.dragonblogger.com for more!

image FamousBloggers

Bio: SEO, Internet Marketing, Traffic, Design, Social Media, Making Money Online Tips and we also teach you How to Blog and Start a Business

image lorimcneeartist

Bio: artist/blogger,social media,poetic painter,quote junkie,novice photo,friend to birds/animals,busy mom living a healthy mountain life!

image rcvane

Bio: Graphic Designer. WordPress girl. Love Art & Photo. Natural med. & birth, rock climbing, be-kind-to-mother-earth & each-other stuff. Teach me wise tweeters.

image Texascopywriter

Bio: Freelance health care journalist and owner of All Media Freelance, LLC.

image randyclarktko

Bio: Member of the TKO Graphix marketing team, Under the Radar rock band, beer geek, proud dad, loving husband, living the dream

image kirri_white

Bio: Life coach, blogger, rocking mama and HUGE advocate of ☞ self-care, self-knowledge, and self-love

image KorteTravel

Bio: Over 20 yrs travel exp. Cruise Planners/Amex Franch. Owner, #BNI, US #Army #Vet, #SendOutCards Distributor,  Let me be your Go-To Travel Agent.

image VanitaCyril

Bio: a blogging, social media addicted WordPress theme designer n marketing entrepreneur #WAHM Helping my fellow bloggers build + promote their blog

image techlunatic

Bio: Official Twitter Pro Of TechLunatic #SEO,#SEM #Marketing #MakeMoney and tips, Follow the updates to leverage your online presence .

image JoeHeilman

Bio: President of Kody Social Media, which specializes in social media consulting and video production. Author of Social Media for Business.

image EshaAddy

Bio: My mission is to nurture and cultivate a better class of MLM Entrepreneurs who are empowered to create great change from the inside out.

image mercifullaw

Bio: (Future) Best selling author of Merciful Law, java enthusiast, care-giver of multiple creatures & critters, social medial neophyte, word-nerd, future beach bum.

image michellecruble

Bio: Self Proclaimed “info junkie”. Famous for two things. A great laugh and tripping. Nickname “Grace”. But my kids still think I’m cool.

image debi777

Bio: I am a work at home mom earning online. I enjoy blogging, marketing, paid surveys, social media, affiliate marketing and more.

image Beverly_Davis

Bio: CEO,Entrepreneur/Speaker/Finance Organizer/Tweeting Business/Leadership/Women/Empowerment/ Enjoys Coffee, Traveling & A Good Laugh/ Always investing in myself

I hope you all have a Merry Christmas with your family, and relax, Twitter and Facebook will be here when done :)

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  • http://twitter.com/maria_muir Maria Muir.com

    Snap! Great minds think alike although my list is shorter. Merry Christmas to you John, thanks for all the shares, tweets, comments and great info.

  • http://arkarthick.com/ A.R.Karthick

    Thank you very much, John. Feeling very glad/happy to see myself along with all these awesome people. Wish you all a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and a super exciting 2012. :)

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com John Paul

    Yes they do. :)

    TY for all the support too Maria Merry Christmas

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com John Paul

    Happy to add you my friend and TY for all the support on Twitter. Merry Christmas.

  • http://twitter.com/kirri_white Kirri White

    Wow, thanks for the inclusion JP – that feels good!  I had an inkling that you were the everything to everyone man…Make sure you do take your own advice on that one :)   Happy Christmas and New Year!

  • http://just-ask-kim.com/ Kimberly Castleberry

    Why thank you so much for your lovely inclusion in this list of great folks John. It’s been a pleasure this year to get to know you. Love what ya do and how you rock it for your friends and community. <3

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com John Paul

    Your welcome Kirri and TY . Yea that’s the hard part,, taking my own advice haha

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com John Paul

    Your welcome Kirri,, happy to have you on and Merry XMas to you :)

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com John Paul

    Happy to have you on Kim :) and TY for all the support too.

  • Anonymous

    Awesome selection here, JP.
    I follow quite a lot of these peeps.

    Obviously I came in at #26. :p

    Merry Christmas, Adam.

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com John Paul

    haha yes man your at #26.. must of got cut off when I posted it :)

    Merry Christmas

  • http://twitter.com/ShaiLaserson Shai Laserson

    I have to say this, and not because I’m on the list, but because its 100% true.  John is nothing short of a great mentor.  Not only through this blog, but also on a personal mentor.

    After reading his blogs for weeks, I decided to send him a quick direct message, seeking advice and feedback.  As in most cases, I didn’t expect much of a reply as most people always seem to be too busy to reply, but John did!

    He took the time to give me feedback on my blog, my tweets and in general answer questions.  I’ve learned so much from him, and I’m still learning to this day!

    Just thought I’d share.

    Thanks John!

    Happy Holidays Everyone!

  • http://keepupwiththeweb.com Sherryl Perry

    Wow John! Thank you for including me on your team. I’m truly honored. I didn’t even realize I was listed here until I got a new follower on Twitter today and she let me know she found me through you. You’re the best! Have a wonderful Christmas.

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com John Paul

    Shai that means a lot and a great way to start the holidays :)

    I’m happy to help and thank U for the support on Twitter as well. Well deserving to be on my top 25 list.. look to see you on my 2012 list as well :)

    Happy Holidays my friend.

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com John Paul

    haha glad you noticed. and Happy to add you Sherryl,, you have been a great friend on Twitter.. TY and Merry Christmas.

  • http://twitter.com/EzyBlogger Roseli A. Bakar

    Thanks so much for this honor John. Everyone on this list are all top tweeters. I’m so honored to be on the list.

    I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone “Happy Holidays”. Have fun with your families and travel safely :)

  • http://twitter.com/techlunatic Techlunatic

    Thank you so much for the mention John :) Means a lot.

    Merry Christmas :)

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com John Paul

    Happy to have you on Buddy.

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com John Paul

    Happy to have you Roseli.. and TY for all the support. Happy Holidauys

  • http://www.famousbloggers.net Hesham Zebida

    Thanks John for the mention, what a nice gift :) Now it’s time to follow some cool people from your list.

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com John Paul

    Anytime my friend,, Hope you had a Great Holiday.

  • http://cashwithatrueconscience.com/rbblog Ryan Biddulph

    Hi JP,

    Awesome list of tweeters. I follow more than a few.

    I hear you on work/play. Lighten the load. The cool part? You accomplish more and move into more effective acts when the work/play ratio is right. For virtually all, it means a lot more play and less work. Lighter = Better.

    I learned similar lessons in the walking away department too. Some will ask favors, or make requests, and some of time you have to ignore it. No need to respond. If someone has issues with that of course that’s there issue, not yours, because you have every right to pick and choose what you want to do with your life.

    Thanks for sharing your insight JP. Happy New Year.


  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com John Paul

    Ryan You nailed that man….” If someone has issues with that of course that’s there issue, not yours, because you have every right to pick and choose what you want to do with your life.”

    Thats it.. you cant be everything to everyone.

    Thanks for sharing..

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