Okay, confession time. I’ve been guilty of going through my Reader and clicking “Like” for every post but not actually reading the posts. There, I admitted it. Liking a post without clicking it on and reading it doesn’t get the writer of the post, who worked long and hard on it, any additional views, and you don’t get anything out of their post because you didn’t read it. If you click “Like” without reading the post, you’re essentially lying to the author of the post. It’s like looking at the cover of a book without opening it and saying you’ve read it.
Thanks to Danny Ray’s article, I’ll be more mindful of this in the future!
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What does it take to get people to click a link? And why is this the toughest feat in all of the blogosphere? I was discussing this a couple of days ago with another blogger and I can’t get my head around it.
I don’t always click every link, but I click links habitually as I like to read background information or supporting documents. I talked about this phenomenon several months ago when talking about reblogs and upset many of you with my title. I questioned whether the blogging community is hypocritical or at minimum selfish. Why would I ask such a question?
As bloggers we want visitors, views, clicks, and likes, regardless of the volume. Every blogger starts a blog in hopes that at least one other person on the interweb visits; if this were not the case we would not do what we do. It is…
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