top 5 guitar song lessonsHello my esteemed guitar students, welcome to the October, 2018 edition of our post on the 5 most watched lessons.

Every month, I like to dig into Google Analytics and analyze what's been happening on the site, what you guys have been learning, and so on. I share this info with you each month hoping that it will motivate you in learning new songs.

Lots of students, just like you, are learning songs on TheGuitarLesson.com at this very moment. Learning new songs and techniques is a great way to keep your guitar studies interesting, and it will help you become a better player.

If you already know how to play a few songs, that's fantastic. Never stop learning new ones though, otherwise you will stall and not get better.

Now lets have a look at the most watched guitar lessons of the month.

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top 5 guitar song lessonsHi guys, welcome to another installment of my "regular" TOP 5 posts. I used quotation marks, since I didn't write last month's post. Too many things going on during the summer for my family.

We were on 2 vacations, camps for the kids, fun at the beach. It's been a great summer!

Autumn is hitting us with a bang. Lots of rain, which means lots of practice time. Visitor stats have already started climbing, which is natural due to the seasonality of the guitar biz.

I hope you didn't neglect our guitar during the summer (like me), but if you did, it's time to jump back into it.

Here are the most viewed lessons of last month.

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top 5 guitar song lessonsHello everybody, welcome to this month's report of the most popular song lessons on TheGuitarLesson.com.

We're right smack in the middle of summer. Vacation time, beaches, pools, parties, BBQ. Summer is probably my favorite time of year.

Most guitar players tend to slack off a bit during the summer months, when there are so many other things to do. I know I haven't been playing as much as I would want to. It's best to play your guitar every day for at least an hour. It is undoubtedly hard to get that practice time in during summer, but try.

The visitor stats for the site also shows that it's summer, there had been a dip in traffic, which is to be expected.

I just realized that I forgot to write the Top 5 post last month (May). My apologies to our regular readers, must have been the summer heat clouding my mind...

Now let's have a look at those stats now.

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top 5 guitar song lessonsHey guys, another month has passed, so it's time to get statistical. As you might know, each and every month I share the 5 most watched lessons on the site.

Why?

To motivate you to play new songs, to keep on practicing, and to keep on getting better at the guitar. I'm hoping that by seeing what other members of TheGuitarLesson.com are doing, you'll get an irresistible urge to grab your guitar and start playing these songs πŸ™‚

April was an interesting month for us. Google changed something in it's algorithm, and the result is that the site gets about 30% less visitors from Google search. Not good.

We'll need to step up our presence on social media, so if you're reading this, please like and share this page with your friends on whichever social media platform you're active on. Thanks in advance!

Now let's have a look at the list.

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top 5 guitar song lessonsHey guys, welcome back to another edition of my monthly report on the 5 most popular song lessons on TheGuitarLesson.com. I like to share this report with you guys, because I hope it will motivate you to learn & play more songs, the songs your peers are playing to be exact.

Springtime is here, and welcome it is. It's been a long and hard winter in most parts of the world, so everyone can use a bit of sun and heat. The flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping, the sun is shining. What a great season!

You will probably start going outdoors more, which usually translates into less practice time on your guitar. I would really encourage you to buy a cheap acoustic guitar, and take it with you. Are you going camping? To the beach? Over to a friends house for a barbecue? Take your cheap travelers guitar with you, learn a few campfire songs, and strum away πŸ™‚

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top 5 guitar song lessonsHello everybody, welcome to this month's report on the most popular guitar lesson on TheGuitarLesson.com. Every month, I like to publish my findings on what you guys have been up to, in the hope of motivating my students to learn more songs.

2018 is starting out strong, it looks like a lot of people got guitars for Christmas this year. It's been a cold winter in most parts of the world, it's freezing cold and snowing even as I write this post (in Europe). The US is the same. Australia? Not quite πŸ™‚ The cold weather keeps people inside, and people pick up their guitar more. Statistical fact. And as Winston Churchill said, "I only believe in statistics that I doctored myself."

So without further ado, here is the top 5 list of tutorials from February.

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top 5 guitar song lessonsHello everybody, welcome to this month's edition of the most watched video tutorials on TheGuitarLesson.com.

If you're a regular reader of this series of posts, you might notice something different with the site. We implemented a new design πŸ™‚ I'll write a separate post on this though, let's stick to what you're here for right now.

So January is an exiting month, since there are lots of new guitarists (people who got a guitar for Christmas) looking for how they can learn guitar in 10 days. Lot's of google searches going on right now. To demonstrate, my post on How long it takes to learn guitar was the most viewed page on the site by a looooooong shot. But really, ridiculously long shot.

Lot's of new people signed up for lessons on the site, and also on GuitarTricks and Jamplay, the other 2 popular guitar learning sites.

Now let's have a look at what you guys have been up to. It goes without saying, that the most watched lessons were the ultra beginner ones on how to read guitar tabs, how to read chord charts, and the 1st basic lesson.

Here are the most watched song lessons though.

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top 5 guitar song lessonsFirst off, let me wish all of you a Happy New Year my young Padawans! If 2017 hasn’t given you something to be happy and proud of, don't fret. The 1st of January signifies the beginning of something new. You have life. You have hope. Go out there and accomplish all that you want.

This time of year is really great in the guitar learning world, it's top season. Lot's of brand new guitar players received their first guitar for Christmas, and are now looking for lessons, info, songs, etc. They want to learn to play guitar, and my job is to help every last one of you in 2018, and on.

This series of posts usually details the most watched lessons of the previous month, but being January, I will derail. The reason is that the top 5 lessons were Christmas song lessons, which have lost their significance (and motivational factor) in January. Instead, I'm going the list the top 5 non-Xmas lessons for you.

But in case you were wondering, the actual top 5 were:

  1. Jingle Bell rock
  2. Jingle Bells
  3. Silent Night
  4. Joy to the World
  5. White Christmas

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The Holidays are here again πŸ™‚ This time of the year means different things to different people, depending on your religion, your upbringing, where you live, and in general, the kind of person you have become over the years.

What the Holidays means to my family

For myself, becoming a parent (4 years ago and doubling down 2 years ago) has molded my personality to try to recognize and convey the best in the world to my kids. At this age, I try to show them that patience, kindness and selflessness can have a positive impact on our immediate surroundings, and in turn, the world. We donate food to the needy, clothes, and even toys my kids don't use anymore. I really think donating their toys teaches them a lot. Giving up your own possessions for the selfless benefit of helping others, not expecting anything in return. But actually, you do get something. The uplifting feeling that you have made a small difference in the lives of a few people.

We tend to get caught up in the rush of life. Chasing wealth, and not paying enough attention to what's really important.Β I aim to take the time to be mindfully aware of my life, help others, and enjoy my family, friends, and the world. This is what I try to instill in my children as well.

Sorry for my rambling, now let's get to the point πŸ™‚

The gift of music

This is also why I love teaching you guys through TheGuitarLesson.com. Learning music, then playing it to your friends and family creates an atmosphere of comfort and happiness. Seeing the smiles on the faces of your family members when you play a Christmas song during the Holidays is proof of this πŸ™‚

You are awesome for learning guitar, really, and I am privileged to have the opportunity to pitch in and offer guidance.

As a small gift, I have made all lessons on the site free to everyone for 2 weeks, until January 7th. Simply log into your account, and you will have full access to all lessons, even if you're not a premium member.

If you hurry, you can still learn a Christmas songΒ or two, or just go to the main lesson list and learn songs in any genre you like.

Have fun, and Happy Holidays to you all!
Tom

top 5 guitar song lessonsHello my young Padawans! It's that time of the month again, time to review what you guys have been up to on TheGuitarLesson.com, what you've been learning, watching, sharing.

While I was getting ready to write this post, I realized that I forgot to create the Top 5 post for October. My bad, sorry about that to everyone who anxiously awaits this series of articles. No but seriously, I don't even know what happened, I have my Google calendar set to remind me in the beginning of every month to write this post, I don't know how I didn't notice.

Anyhow, the show must go on!

The holidays are coming up, which is always a big time of the year in the guitar world. Lots of people get guitars, start practicing, and start becoming the guitarist they've always dreamed of being.

Now let's have a look at the most popular guitar lessons of October.

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