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Email subscription options for Ismailimail

Did you know that there are three different options available for you to receive Ismailimail email newsletters? In a below mentioned quick step-by-step guide, we would like to highlight these options for you. 1. How to subscribe Ismailimail? Or, how could you help your friends and family subscribe to Ismailimail? On the right hand side…

Ismailimail crosses the milestone of 8 Million

Ismailimail crosses the milestone of 8 Million

With your participation, partnership and interest, Ismailimail crossed another milestone of hitting 8 million Page-Views/hits. The blog has been in existence for almost 8 years now. There are about 13,000 of us registered subscribers from around the world, who converge here on daily basis. This blog exists because of the quality of its contributors and…

Ismailimail: 7 Years, approaching 7 million page views

Ismailimail is fast approaching 7 million page views, and this October, the blog completed its 7 years of existence on the Internet. Ismailimail (IM) formally started blogging around October 2006. In last 7 years, IM published 14,000+ stories highlighting countless number of achievements of Ismaili Muslim community and Ismaili Imamat. As it stands today, we…

Ismailimail is on Your Mobile Devices

As it is, Ismailimail shows up very well on all kinds of mobile devices through a browser. However, we recommend you give Flipboard a try. Flipboard is a mobile-only magazine which makes for a convenient on-the-go reading.  Here is how you can access Ismailimail on Flipboard. 1. After you add Flipboard app to your Apple…

Options available to you as Blog Subscribers

Do you receive Ismailimail emails in your inbox? Are you familiar with the options available to you? You may follow Ismailimail and receive emails when we make a blog post. Type your email address in the Follow Box (available on the right hand side of the blog) and verify/confirm it when you receive an email…

Top 10 Stories of 2012 at Ismailimail

Aga Khan Film 20121 Naheed Nenshi on the cover of Reader’s Digest2 Sahebji TU(n) Moray Man Bhave rendered by ENOO3 Video: Aga Khan Receives Synergos’ David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award4 Ottawa Citizen Video: Aga Khan Honoured5 Naperville family of four killed in car crash while visiting India6 Prime Minister of Canada sends Khushiali (Imamat Day)…

Ismailimail completes 6 years

With the end of the year approaching, and as Ismailimail (IM) completes 6 full years of operation, we thought we make an annual acknowledgement of our supporters and readers with a Thank You note and some stats for information. In the last six years, IM made more than 11,000 blog posts and you contributed more…

Ismailimail Milestone

Dear Readers, Ismailimail has reached a milestone of 5 million page views!. With this event, we would like to acknowledge and share the enthusiasm of all those who support the spreading of knowledge and inspirational stories. Here are some important stats: So far we have made 9,700 blog posts and you have contributed 8,744 comments.…

Yearly Stats: Top Posts of 2011 at Ismailimail

In random order, with rounded page view count. July 2011, 2700 views: Salim and Sulaiman Merchant perform for His Highness the Aga Khan in Nairobi April 2011, 1700 views: His Highness the Aga Khan awarded UCSF Medal 2011 December 2010, 1600 views: NBC Today’s Interview with the Aga Khan January 2011, 1600 views: Humayun’s Tomb:…

2010 in review – stats provided by WordPress

The stats helper at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 1,000,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The…

Ismailimail Stats – 2010 – Top Posts and Clicks

Top Posts for 365 days ending 2010-12-28 (Sample) Landsliding disaster in Attabad Hunza (5,942 views) Attabad Hunza Jamat Khana Pictures after the landslide of Jan 4, 2010 (4,184 views) Artist Hamida Madhani (3,718 views) 10th annual LaFontaine-Baldwin lecture by His Highness the Aga Khan will be streamed live (2,370 views) His Highness the Aga Khan…

IM: Housekeeping Post # 1

Since the design refresh [earlier story here], this blog has gone through slight changes with the placement of individual sidebar sections. We thought we go ahead and identify few of those changes for you. There are three different resources of interest on the sidebar. Other Links of Interest Top 10 Clicks Top 10 Posts The…

The meaning behind the IM symbol

The symbol uses ‘o’ or “vaav”. ‘O’ comes from the words like Muhammad or Ali in Calligraphy and shows the subject or the doer of an action and ‘vaav’ is ‘and’ which shows connection. It is to depict “I’m” I am. I am a proud Ismaili and that I am strong and confident in my…

Upcoming new look and feel for Ismailimail

Dear Ismailimail Readers, Contributors and Supporters. In the next few days, Ismailimail (IM) will be going through a design change. We will be introducing a new look and feel of the blog. The new design will provide more advanced navigational tools and browsing features.  As always, we will continue to primarily focus on the quality…

Year’s Top Posts at Ismailimail – 2009

Four Responses to Islam – Interview with His Highness the Aga Khan (4314 views) Government of Canada will be seeking to extend ‘Honorary Citizenship of Canada’ to His Highness the Aga Khan (4164 views) University of Alberta to honour Aga Khan (4062 views) “Dilse Shukriya” – Zahira Dhalwani, July 2009 (3452 views) Memories II – Golden Jubilee Year (3380 views)…

Blog subscription via email

WordPress Platform has just introduced a new service. You can now receive email whenever we make a new post. You can select to have an email sent each time a post is made, or to receive a daily or weekly digest of all the posts. For a while, we have been using third-party service (Google’s…

Read Ismailimail in Persian

Google Translate has just added Persian language (still under testing) to their list of translated languages.  You may now read Ismailimail in Persian language as per the service provided by the Google. Click here to read Ismailimail in Persian.

Just a quick word

Dear Readers, We would like to update you with some of the available features/changes at Ismaili Mail blog and some housekeeping tips. We now have 40 languages available through Google to translate the blog.  Take a look at the Translation box on the right hand section.  We understand that many of you have requested Persian…

Feedback and further conversation

Please accept gratitude for spending precious time in providing feedback. The response was overwhelmingly positive and shows that Ismailimail blog has been able to meet your needs. However, much more work needs to be done going forward, to improve the availability and management of information. You provided recommendations and questions which we think requires further…