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Thank You!

I have so much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving… healthy and exceptional children, fantastic friends, and a dream job. As for my blog, the person I owe the most thanks to is YOU! Here is a list of commentors on my blog (in order of number of comments!). Your engagement in this blog is the driving force behind the quality of content that I try to put here day after day.

  1. Mike Schinkel
  2. modifoo
  3. Martin Weiss
  4. Steven Hodson
  5. engtech
  6. Ade
  7. JD
  8. AL
  9. Brandon Wood
  10. William Tully
  11. Sterling Camden
  12. TechZ
  13. Martin
  14. Patric Welch
  15. Small Business Marketing
  16. Duane Brown
  17. Dean Taplin
  18. Yvonne
  19. Derek
  20. Thor Schrock
  21. Julie Hunter
  22. Pat Coyle
  23. Nick Halstead
  24. Tony Chung
  25. Blog Bloke

If you’re wondering how I did this, I ran the following SQL statement against my wordpress database:
SELECT CONCAT('>li>>a href="',`comment_author_url`,'">',`comment_author`,'>/a>>li>') FROM `wp_comments` WHERE `comment_approved` = 1 AND comment_author_url >>'' AND comment_author >>'Douglas Karr' AND comment_type = '' GROUP BY `comment_author`, `comment_author_email` ORDER BY COUNT(`comment_ID`) DESC

About Douglas Karr

Douglas Karr is the founder of The Marketing Technology Blog. Doug is the CMO of CircuPress and CEO of DK New Media, an agency specializing in assisting marketing technology companies with their inbound marketing - leveraging social media, blogging, search engine optimization, pay per click and public relations. Their clients include Angie's List, GoDaddy, Mindjet and many more. Douglas is also the author of Corporate Blogging for Dummies.

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  1. Thank you Douglas for your great blog! Happy Thanksgiving!

  2. Thank you! We all enjoy and learn from your blog. The link love was nice, too.

  3. Thanks for the mention man :)

    We don’t have thanksgiving here in the UK but… Happy Thanksgiving :)

  4. Thanx Douglas for remembering us and mentioning here on this Thanks Giving Day.

  5. Doug,
    Happy Thanksgiving. Appreciate your mention.


  6. Hey thanks for having such great content.

    How did you generate this list? I would love to do the same thing on my blog.

  7. Amigo! Thanks for the shout out. I think a little community can go a long way. I’ll stop by again.


  8. Thanks also for the mention man.. Hope you are having a wonderful thanksgiving.

  9. You might want to filter the list for URLs :) Seems like I am a split personality…

  10. nice trick ~ thanks for mention

  11. Thanks for the mention Doug. And I swear I’m not just saying this to increase my commenter count by 1 :)

  12. I’m impressed. This post must have taken a long time to do!

  13. Doug,

    You are so kind. Thanks for being your Doug. And thanks for teaching us so much.

  14. Thanks for the mention! I did something like that months ago (when my block reached over 2000 comments). Always good to give love back.

  15. Thanks for the thanks, Doug. Keep up the good work!

  16. You’re so welcome!

    I wonder if my two entries were combined if I would rank higher on the list…

  17. This is great list of commentators. I have never seen anyone would post the link love to all their commentators. Surely, this is one great thanksgiving post I read today.

  18. Wow that’s a lot of thank yous!!

    Happy Thanksgiving, Doug.

  19. Happy Thanksgiving and thank you to you!

  20. Hi Doug,

    It was a nice surprise to your linkback in my dashboard. Ain’t SQL fun?

    Happy Thanksgiving to you, too. We had our turkey up here in Canada last month.


  21. Hi Doug, Great blog you have here, I did not see my name but I had a link saying there was a link so I’m thanking you for the link love. Happy Thanksgiving to you too!

  22. Thanks for the mention Doug. Glad to see more people are picking up the “SEO for Xmas” idea!

  23. Doug, I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Thanks for the sharing and wisdom you offer. May your readership increase even more!

  24. Thank you for the link. I’m a software developer but marketing is essential to me for personal branding, etc.. :)

  25. Thanks of for the link Doug, its been a while not seeing your blog, I notice the link from my dashboard, and I was surprise because I wonder how you can list all your commentators… But now I know how to do it! 😀

    I read ur blog from Google Reader, thanks again for your great articles.



  26. Thanks for the link, and thank you for the great insight you provide here helping us new and veteran bloggers find our way through this thing we call the web.


  27. Thanks for the Link Doug. Happy ThanksGiving

  28. Doug, thanks for the mention in your Thanksgiving post. It was a really unique post, and when I noticed the link in my WordPress dashboard, it caught me by surprise.

    Keep up the great work, as well as bringing some great insight via your blog.

    Have a great finish to 2008 and may 2009 bless you even more with more to be thankful for a year from now.

    Dave J. (Scoop0901)

  29. Thanks so much for the link! :)

  30. Hi Doug!

    Thanks for adding my blog site http://www.lancecorner.com.

    I really love reading your blog posts :)

    Keep up the good works!

  31. Thanks Douglas! Happy Thanksgiving! 😀

  32. Hey Doug!!

    Thanks for the mentioning!! Thats really sweet of you!! A true thanksgiver :-)


  33. Hi Doug,

    It was so thoughtful of you to give back to your site friends and visitors in this unexpected way. I enjoy the content on your blog, although I’ve been out of the visiting loop for a while. Your random act of human kindness showing up in my dashboard link backs brought me a much needed “warm fuzzy” and a smile.

    Your blog’s a keeper! Again, I really appreciate you. Continued blessings and growth in all your endeavors.


  34. A little late, but thanks for mentioning my name! You’re great, Doug. :)

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