U.S. Rent A Car Blog Hits 700 Posts

Hi all,

Despite my negligence this year, the U.S. Rent A Car Car Hire USA blog has just hit 700 posts, an achievement we are all quite proud of.700 posts

The blog itself has been live since 2009 but it took us a bit of time to find our feet and figure out exactly what we wanted to be. Originally we posted reviews of Orlando and top 10 lists etc but for us it felt like every other corporate blog, it lacked personality.

The blog really took off when myself and Simon started writing specifically about car rental and making the posts more personal and even sometimes adding opinion. (shock, horror)

The blog is now a major communications tools for usrentacar.co.uk and posts and features have been included in other media sites, most recently due to our coverage of the International Driving Permit issue.

Here is our top 10 most read posts of all time.

NB: I have not included hits directly to our homepage or book usa car hire page.

  1. Alamo Car Hire Now Accepting Visa Debit For Security Deposit
  2. How Can I Guarantee A Ford Mustang?
  3. Why We Are Number 1
  4. Alamo Car Hire Choice Product
  5. Dollar Car Hire Confirm Customer Choice For US Rent A Car Clients
  6. My Top 5 Thrill Rides In Florida – SheiKra
  7. NEW: You Will Require An International Driving Permit To Drive In Florida
  8. Best Locations To Collect A Ford Mustang From In Florida
  9. Universal Orlando and usrentacar Strike Up Partnership
  10. New Alamo and Dollar Upgrade Special Offer

Here’s to 700 more posts and hopefully a well overdue facelift :-)

regards,

James

 car hire USA

Does Anyone Actually Read The usrentacar.co.uk Blog?

Hi all,

Today I was looking through a suppliers marketing  introduction, it’s basically a .PDF form designed to sell this supplier to us. One of the pages, listed its popular blog, citing some statistics that made me think about our own little blog. Which then lead me to check our own statistics…

Unfortunately our statistics only start from March 2009 but interestingly only 7011 visited the blog in 2009.

Amount of Posts - 655 including this one.

Amount of visitors – Total amount of visitors since 2009 is 210,663

Amount of Page Views – 734,512

All though these statistics are not that impressive if compared to our main website www.usrentacar.co.uk the social team are pretty happy with these figures, this may shock some of you but USA car hire isn’t the sexiest thing in the world but we try our best to at least make it interesting.

Looking at where our traffic comes from its interesting to see how the rise of social sharing sites has boosted the blog’s traffic.

Top 10 Referral Sites

  1. Google
  2. usrentacar.co.uk
  3. facebook
  4. Twitter
  5. Trip Advisor
  6. Stumble Upon
  7. WordPress
  8. Pinterest
  9. Google + 
  10. Linkedin 
So to answer my original question, yes someone does read this blog… .and actually its quite a few of you :-)
So thanks very much… and keep up the good work.
regards,
James

 car hire USA

usrentacar.co.uk Hits 400 Posts

Hi all,

Its pat myself on the back day, here at usrentacar.co.uk because as of the 20th July, the usrentacar.co.uk blog now has 400 posts!!! Hooray for me….

For someone with no previous journalism or writing skills (and it shows) I’m quite proud of the body of work this blog has produced. I need to quickly thank the Directors of usrentacar.co.uk for giving me the licence to basically write whatever I believe is of interest and for going easy on me the time I wrote something about a supplier that was taken the wrong way…oops.

Today’s blog is the top 10 posts of all time based on traffic.

  1. Alamo Car Hire Now Accepting Visa Debit For Security Deposit
  2. Universal Orlando and usrentacar Strike Up Partnership
  3. Which Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV’s) Are Our Customers Collecting?
  4. Dollar Car Hire Confirm Customer Choice For US Rent A Car Clients
  5. Customers delayed by Volcanic Ash Cloud may face delays – click here for advice
  6. Alamo USA Promote Chevrolet Equinox To Standard SUV
  7. Latest Car Hire Makes and Models Being Collected
  8. Drive Your Dream Car! A-Team van to K.I.T!
  9. Alamo Issue Availability Warning For Florida
  10. USA Petrol Prices 2011

Hopefully I can continue to grow the blog and soon be talking about 500 car hire usa posts.

If you’d like me to feature anything, please feel free to comment below.

Regards.

James

 car hire USA

Top 10 usrentacar.co.uk Posts of 2011

Hi all,

USA Car Hire news is pretty thin on the ground at the moment with everyone concentrating on the very busy Easter period, so I thought now might be a good time to list the top 10 posts on the usrentacar blog this year.

The list below is ranked in popularity (most viewed).

  1. Special Offer – Would you like some Florida Attraction Discounts?
  2. Alamo Car Hire Now Accepting Visa Debit Cards For Security Deposit
  3. USA Petrol Prices 2011
  4. Universal Orlando and usrentacar Strike Up Partnership
  5. Dollar Car Hire Confirm Customer Choice For US Rent A Car Clients
  6. usrentacar.co.uk FREE Give Away
  7. Which Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV’s) Are Our Customers Collecting
  8. “Like” usrentacar.co.uk On Facebook And Receive Florida Discounts
  9. Florida Automated Tolls – All-Electronic Open Road Tolling
  10. Free Additional Drivers With Your California Car Hire

As you can see our facebook offer has been very popular and is still running, you can take advantage by liking us on facebook here .

regards,

James

 car hire USA


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