Blog followers: A quick tip

I have been very happy to be notified of no less that nine new followers on this blog today, and one on my other blog. Two of those were entrepreneurs seeking to advertise something, and were ignored. One lady had a nice website, and I was able to read some posts, leave a comment, and thank her for following my blog.

However, the rest had no link to their own sites. Despite some having detailed profiles typed out, and using gravatars, I am unable to find their blogs through the information supplied. Sadly, I am not only unable to thank them, but also unable to follow them, should I wish to do so. So, if you don’t know how to do that, here is a handy link.
https://wptavern.com/connect-wordpress-sites-to-your-gravatar-profile

You are missing out on communication, likes, comments, and potential followers.

Let’s face it, that’s what blogging is all about, so you are likely to become very frustrated with the process, if nobody can ever find you.

My best wishes to all new bloggers and followers. Pete.

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41 thoughts on “Blog followers: A quick tip

  1. Wow thank you for your insight! I love blogging about Disney World! Although I love making Mickey ear headbands and would love to sell them, I can’t due to Disney Copyright 😉 my blog is bloomsandbeautifuls.wordpress.com I focus on spreading the Disney Magic and building family vacation memories

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    1. Not connecting your site (s) to your gravatar is very common. Around 75% of everyone who follows my blog hasn’t done it.
      Hence the tip. 🙂
      Thanks for reading, and leaving a comment.
      Best wishes, Pete.

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  2. Sounds like we all have the same problem, Pete..the joys of blogging…I thank who I can and have on occasions googled and messaged with a link and not got so much a ******* I rest my case..Good of you to try and help 🙂

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      1. I know Pete…Everyday I get at least one and I have written posts like you in the past and as I said have found a contact and messaged and mainly no response ..so I justdon’t bother any more 🙂

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  3. Of course you need to have a worthless press account before you can comment on other people’s blogs on that platform and unfortunately I do not have one anymore.

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      1. John, I have not had any notifications from you, despite signing up, and getting a confirmation email. If you have posted today, you might need to sort that out. (Same with chuq)
        Best wishes, Pete.

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  4. I have had my share of people like that as well. And as you say, that’s definitely one of the best things about blogging. The interacting with everyone. Like you though I am at my limit for the number of blogs that I am following (as much as I would want to, I just can’t follow everyone). But this is a great post and very helpful for a lot of people I’m sure 🙂

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    1. Thanks, Michel. I am trying to help those who may not be up to speed. This doesn’t include those ‘outlook.com’ scammers though. 🙂
      I cannot follow many of them back, but I will read their blogs, and leave a ‘thank you’.
      Best wishes, Pete.

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  5. I am going through the same situation here, I have people that ONLY VISITED AND LOOKED. In my head I’m like:Come on people let me know something, help me out here…. I love to write but at this point I just wonder will anyone even see or read my writing.

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        1. And as an afterthought. Most ‘readers’ only visit and look. On a regular day, I might get 300 views, from 120 visitors. But only perhaps 25 likes, and 30 comments. It never reflects the real engagement on your blog, worldwide. Stay positive! 🙂

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    1. Could be, Marina. As I said, a few had profiles written up, but no connection to their site.
      Just giving them the chance to get it sorted. 🙂
      (These are not the outlook.com people. I ignore those)
      Best wishes, Pete.

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