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2015 Survey Question Results Revealed

man with question markA few weeks ago I had asked my readers to provide some feedback on my blog.

In creating a ten question survey I was able to get a good idea of what my readers wanted. This feedback will help me shape the blog and provide content of value. I hope you find this information of value as well and I invite you to share your insight as well.

Question 1 – What is your age?

This question is helpful in knowing what age group usually reads the content.

26.92% 45-54

19.23% 35-44

19.23% 25-34

15.38% 55-64

11.54% 18-24

7.69% 65-74

Question 2 – Are you male or female?

68% Male, 32% female

Question 3 – How often do you read my blog?

61.54% First Time Visitors

11.54% Every Now and then

15.38 1-2 Times a month

7.69% Every time there is a new post

3.85% 2-3 times a week

I would likely combine the last 2 as I generally blog 2-3 times a week. If you subscribe you will get notified of new content.

Question 4 – Are you a subscriber?

84% No 16% Yes – Makes one wonder with so many that read it what keeps them from subscribing?

Question 5 – How likely is it that you would recommend SecondIron’s Blog to a friend or colleague?

74% detractor, 17% passive and 9% promoters for a net promoter score of -65. Need to improve content of value to be more sharable.

Question 6 – What Topics Interest You the most?

Leadership 57.69%

Tips and Tricks 57.69%

Faith 42.31%

Reviews(Books,Movies) 38.46%

Community Events 11.54%

Other 11.54%

Suggested topics include: Jobs, Dogs, Science and History

Question 7 – What one topic would you like to see added this coming year?

Product Reviews 13.64%

Interviews 27.27%

Guest Posts 27.27%

Series Topics 31.82%

If you are interested in Guest blogging or being interviewed this year please contact me directly.

Question 8 – What way do you find new posts for this blog?

Email Subscriber 20.83%

Facebook 50.00%

Twitter 4.17%

LinkedIn 37.50%

WordPress 0.00%

Other (please specify)8.33% Google +

Question 9 – When do you read new posts?

Morning 19.23%

Afternoon 7.69%

Evening 7.69%

Whenever I get around to it 65.38%

Time is it really of essence then?

Question 10 – What do you like most about SecondIron’s Blog?


“It’s filled with passion and it’s very engaging.”

“The way you focus on “faith” and its components.”

“The design and information you provide.”

“The fact that you keep posting, most blogs just start and stop soon afterward. Taking action is important!”

“It’s a good blog to read!”

“Love your succinct insights on leadership! Keep up the good work bro!”

“Danged if I know. I don’t know enough about it to have an opinion. Not yet. ;)”

I am deeply humbled that my readers have taken the time to answer these questions in the survey. Each question provides direction and a road map for 2015 that I hope will engage you my reader. I truly look forward to continuing this journey with each of you. If you would like to have your voice counted I invite you to take the survey as well.

About Charles Johnston

Charles is a Christian, husband and father of fur-kids who shares his walk with others in hopes to help other's along the way.