The Five Most Shared Articles on Facebook

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Love it or hate it, the social media is something every blogger must pay attention to.  With that in mind, the other day I was curious about the most popular Backdoor Survival social media and Facebook shares.  Much to my surprise, I found that there were five articles that collectively have been shared over 30,000 times!

Holy smokes.  There is a lot of sharing going on!

Five Most Shared Articles Facebook

Today I bring these top five most shared articles out of the archives so that you can enjoy them too.

The Miracle of Tea Tree Oil: 80 Amazing Uses for Survival

First Published 05-21-2013

DIY Miracle Healing Salve

First Published 12-03-2013

60 Emergency Supplies You Can Buy for a Buck

First Published 04-07-2014

How to Safely Shelter In Place During a Pandemic

First Published 10-06-2014

39 Fantastic Prepping TIps

39 Fantastic Prepping Tips

First published:  07-18-2013

The Final Word

One of the toughest parts of a blogger’s life is to keep their most vital articles alive so that new readers and followers can learn from them.  In internet-speak, these articles are called “Evergreen” and it is a constant struggle to make them public without appearing to be redundant, or worse, lazy!

That being said, I hope you enjoy these reminders that there are some great articles in the Backdoor Survival archives.  As always, I am open to requests; all you need to do is ask!

Enjoy your next adventure through common sense and thoughtful preparation!
Gaye

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Bargain Bin:  Below you will find links to some personal and BDS reader favorites and items from the current Amazon Top 10.

Patriots: Surviving the Coming Collapse: Although this is a book of fiction, it is also serves as a survival manual of sorts.  The depiction of society three years following a collapse is so very real that I could almost put myself in the same room as the members of the survival group that has banded together to protect each other as they live in a communal retreat.  The section on a bartering market was hugely insightful and gave me some idea of how it might work in a real, SHTF situation.  Considering when this was written, Patriots is eerily timely.

One Second After:  For many, the novel "One Second After" was a game changer that convinced them of the need to be prepared.  If you have not read this book, you really should.  This is my #1 pick when it comes to survival fiction.

LifeStraw Personal Water FilterThe Amazon Top Ten Most Wanted Survival and Outdoor Items   Backdoor Survival:  The LifeStraw is considered the most advanced, compact, ultra light personal water filter available. It contains no chemicals or iodinated resin, no batteries and no moving parts to break or wear out.  It weighs only 2oz. making it perfect for the prepper. There is also a larger sized LifeStraw Family currently available with free shipping.

Tac Force TF-705BK Tactical Assisted Opening Folding Knife 4.5-Inch Closed: FAVORITE! This is a great knife that is currently priced at about $8.65 with free shipping.  Not only that, it is ranked as the #1 best seller at Amazon in both the camping and hunting knives categories.  The reviews raved about this knife so I bought one, used it, and and can recommend it.  See The Inexpensive Tac-Force Speedster Outdoor Knife.

Note:  the price can vary by color so if you are not particular, scroll through the colors and save a couple of bucks.

Dorcy LED Wireless Motion Sensor Flood Lite: Don’t let the $20 price lead you to think this wireless flood light is wimpy. I have two of these and feel that these lights are worth double the price.  Using D-cell batteries, the Dorcy floodlight will light up a dark room or a dark stairway in an instant.  I can not recommend these enough.

Morakniv Craftline Q Allround Fixed Blade Utility Knife: ANOTHER FAVORITE KNIFE! Also known as the Mora 511, this is now my favorite knife. It is made of Swedish steel and is super sharp.  Many Backdoor Survival have emailed me indicating this is now their favorite knife too. I paid $12 for this knife; it was worth $12 and of course is a steal at $8.07.

FordEx Group 300lm Mini Cree Led FlashlightFAVORITE! Here we go with another flashlight.  At the time of this writing, this one is only $3.80 with free shipping.  It is super mini sized, bright and waterproof.  Plus, it uses a single, standard AA sized battery. Pictured is one that I own in green but they come in basic black as well as some other colors.

Blocklite Ultra Bright 9V LED Flashlight: I now own six of these little gems. There is a similar flashlight called the Pak-Lite (which is more expensive) but it does not have a high-low switch like this one. Less than $10. These little flashlights just go and go, plus, they make good use of those re-purposed 9V alkaline batteries that you have recharged with your Maximal Power FC999 Universal Battery Charger.

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The Five Most Shared Articles on Facebook — 1 Comment

  1. I, for one, am grateful you keep these evergreen on file. I have to have reminders from time to time. AND I often just link the article to a friend or family member. So keep then handy. And thanks.

    Update on my idea of using the empty chocolate chip mylar bags in my gloves. It didn’t work inside the gloves but during that cold spell we just had when temps dipped below freezing. It did work in layers; first layer—gloves, second layer—mylar bag (with hole cut for thumb), third layer mittens (I discovered the thumb need to be free even in mittens). When working or moving around where I would normally use gloves, that’s first layer work. When not doing much or idle, that’s all layers working to retain heat. I did find it works best if I allow my hands to cool down before slipping them into the mylar-lined mittens. Now I’m doing the same for my socks/boots. Will see how that works.

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