Blogging and stats, and why we do it — Julia’s books

It is two and a half years since I started blogging. In that time I have published 216 posts. My front page says I have 1,292 followers (thank you!) and I get between six and a dozen likes per post. Whilst there is definitely a gradual increase over time, I know this is not that […]

via Blogging and stats, and why we do it — Julia’s books.

Here’s a great piece of advice if you are not planning on your blog being an income source.

So, forget the stats, ignore the number of likes, self-worth should not be dependent on that. In 2019 I’m going to do what I enjoy and enjoy what I do!

If you plan on trying to turn your blog into an income source, you will need to pay attention to the stats as that’s what those who would consider hiring you or placing ads on your blog will look at.

I follow people who range from almost no followers to those with more than 10,000 followers. I choose to follow people for a variety of reasons and the same holds true for you. Your reasons may be different than mine although in some cases, they would the same or similar.



About Wichita Genealogist

Originally from Gulfport, Mississippi. Live in Wichita, Kansas now. I suffer Bipolar I, ultra-ultra rapid cycling, mixed episodes. Blog on a variety of topics - genealogy, DNA, mental health, among others. Let's
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