So, today marks FIVE years that I have been a Blogger on WordPress.com. They reminded me, or should I say, celebrated me with a notification this morning. It made me smile, though I was a little sad too.
Sad? Yes, a little. When I first got started blogging, I didn’t think much about followers and readers. It was really just about my discovering me and walking with God, and sharing the things I was learning in writing for whoever would be blessed. I had few followers, fewer readers and a growing engagement. The thing I was most concerned and excited about then, was my message. And I was happy blogging those growing years…
Along the way, when my message became clearer…I became more concerned about my engagement, my readers and followers. I had a message to deliver; it was important and a unique perspective, and I wanted to be heard. But as I was gaining followers, I was losing some. It was and is the strangest thing.
I became aware that my followers were not really growing as one would expect. In my first three years, I still had less than 200 followers on WordPress. And I had (have) great content….
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