Sometime earlier today my little blog topped the 5000 page view mark. I know that there are bloggers out there that will hit that on their most minor post every day, and it has taken me over 2.5 years to reach that goal. Thanks for letting my little corner oF the inter webs intersect with a corner of your universe. Keep reading, keep working, and thanks for dropping by!
Just a quick note that my weird little corner of the intertubes has reached 100 posts with the last one. I never really thought that I would reach a milestone like 100 posts, which most successful bloggers do more quickly, if they don’t fail. In fact, most blogs, a staggering number, fail, and most (only 42% of active bloggers according to a 2011 Technorati survey) don’t post anything in the past month.
According to a 2008 survey by Technorati, which runs a search engine for blogs, only 7.4 million out of the 133 million blogs the company tracks had been updated in the past 120 days. That translates to 95 percent of blogs being essentially abandoned, left to lie fallow on the Web, where they become public remnants of a dream — or at least an ambition — unfulfilled. (From The New York Times, June 5, 2009 – over four years ago now…)
Certainly I’ve gone through phases where I post a lot, or almost nothing. Many of you that do read my blog are friends from my real life, those I know on Facebook, LinkedIn, and even twitter. I just wanted to thank each of you on being one of the readers on my little journey. This blog has meant a lot to me and still does, as a record of where I was and how far I’ve come. Thanks for reading, and please keep doing so.
Sometime yesterday morning, on the final day of August, the counter for the month crept up over 400 views – the second best month this blog has had. Thanks everyone, and I do hope you enjoy what you are reading. I know at times I’m blogging a lot and then it appears I drop off a cliff, but I’m going to attempt to be much better at that.
I appreciate your views and comments. Please feel free to re-post, re-blog, like and tweet all you want. Anything you do gets me even more views and helps me reach a wider audience, which in turn helps me to be inspired to keep writing.
I just wanted to say a really big THANK YOU to all of you who have ready and followed my little corner of the interwebs over the last 3 years. I never really expected to be read all that much by all that many people, and yet sometime within the past hour or so, the Big Man Big Loser blog crested over the 3000 page view mark. I get a lot of satisfaction knowing that people are reading and following along, and that people are inspired by what I’ve done, or what I’ve written, or just come here and get a laugh, a smile, and a (very small) bit of knowledge.
It’s only been four months since this blog reached the 2000 page view milestone, and I know many of the somewhat popular blogs out there get that in a day. I’m happy to have ever reached it at all, so please keep it up, tell your friends, spread the word. I’d like to reach 5,000 views in much less than 4 months, which itself is a lofty goal.
Thanks again, and I’ll keep writing if you keep checking!
Sometime around 10:30 PDT this morning, my blog reached over 2000 page views. With the post on yoga and massage that I put in earlier today, I also surpassed the 30 post milestone.
I just wanted to say thanks to all the folks that follow and read my little corner of the world, and to say thanks for sticking with me on my journey over the past 2.5 years. I’ve renewed my committment to posting – you will see new content from me every few days, I’m planning Wednesdays for smaller posts, and Saturdays for longer ones like my post on yoga and massage, or staying fit while you travel.
The next milestones for me are 5000 views and 50 posts. Which one will I get to first, I wonder? With your help it will be the page views!