I debated with myself over whether or not to write about my experience being Freshly Pressed last week for this blog entry, Blog Posts I Didn’t Write , because I don’t want this blog to turn into yet another blog about blogging (sheesh!), but I’m just so amused and astonished about the whole episode, I thought I’d share some fun facts.
Prior to being Freshly Pressed, I was getting about 30 page views a day, I had received a total of five comments over the past month, and I had just gotten my tenth follower (thank you Susan Wells Bennett and her blog, Bright Lights, Big Cactii!), which caused a mini celebration at my house attended by my cat Noodles, who didn’t understand why I was pumping my fist in the air, but she did appreciate the fact that I finally opened the new package of Whiskas Temptations (Tasty Chicken Flavor), which up until then did not seem to be serving any purpose other than sitting in my cabinet and making her tummy grumble.
So that was the state of Do Not Get Sick in the Sink, Please on August 8, 2012.
Then I was Freshly Pressed on August 9, 2012.
By the end of the day, I had 3,341 page views, 114 comments, and 85 followers. I’d also been reblogged (I’m new to this, and not really sure what that means, other than a blogger posted a link back to my post on their
blog), and pinged (again, not sure what this is, exactly) by a Scandinavian blogger who noted on his blog in Swedish (or maybe it was Norwegian?) that he didn’t really understand the post, but whatever.
I’ll have more to say about Freshly Pressed later, but this whole episode has made me wonder about a bunch of things. So what do you think about Freshly Pressed? And what makes you click the “like” button on a blog entry? And what makes you decide to follow a blog?
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