Tag Archives: blog visibility

Well, this is very surprising (and disappointing).

I was dismayed to check my stats this morning and find my views had suddenly dropped by more than half. Other bloggers have been saying the same thing has been happening to them since August 1. So it isn’t just … Continue reading

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Only 862 views yesterday?!

I know I haven’t been posting nearly as much as I used to (I hope to change that soon — I just haven’t been as motivated), and a drop off in views is expected.    But yesterday’s views were about … Continue reading

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Not ready to run with the big dogs.

I’m not ready to run with the big dogs in the blogging world yet–nowhere near.   This puppy still requires a lot from me just to stay alive from day to day.  If this blog tried to run with the big dogs … Continue reading

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The dirty dozen.

These are my 12 most popular posts for 2016 so far.    I wish I could show a list for ALL TIME, but WordPress doesn’t seem to have a function for that.  Anyway, without further ado, here they are!  (If … Continue reading

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Using StumbleUpon to boost your traffic.

About a month ago, at the suggestion of another blogger,  I added a Stumble Upon sharing button to this blog.  This blogger said they got a huge upsurge in traffic just from sharing on StumbleUpon.  I didn’t believe it though. … Continue reading

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Blogging 101: you don’t need to pay for SEO

If you’re like me and want to increase your visibility on the web, you might be tempted to take advantage of those email ads promising instant visibility for a fee: search engine optimization. If you’re not familiar with the term, … Continue reading

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12 ways for for non-lazy bloggers to get more hits.

There are many casual bloggers who only blog for themselves or their friends. They don’t care about views, hits or visibility, and have never looked at their stats page, and that is perfectly okay. Casual bloggers can write one blog … Continue reading

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Some days I just want to crawl into a hole and make myself very small.

DISCLAIMER: I feel like a disclaimer is needed, though the above photo should be enough of a disclaimer, because it says it all. Someone made a sarcastic remark about how I think I’m a celebrity because of this post, so … Continue reading

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Pyrrhic victory.

Today was my Best Day Ever– 1,062 views. But it came at a great cost, due to the ugly drama that’s been going on because of some bullies who have targeted this blog and me because they disagreed with an … Continue reading

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Making it to the 700 club.

I just hit 700 followers! Wow. I think that’s pretty incredible. In September, when I had a measly 12 followers and no likes or comments and OM reblogged my rant about no one reading my blog, I never imagined I’d … Continue reading

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