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Who’s that following me? Growing authentic blog followers

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

The desperate Blogger (that’s you and me)

Let’s face it, we’re all desperate aren’t we. Come on, I’m desperate – you’re desperate. It’s ok, let’s be honest, we are all desperate for followers.

So I guess you’ve set up a blog. And like me, your first inspiration was to write about something that you’re passionate about, or at the least, something you’re interested in. You got yourself a domain, a host, a platform, and a pretty trendy theme. Then it’s time to launch. You write a couple of posts, or grab a couple that you already had completed, and you publish them on your brand-new website. What happens next is a bit like lighting a campfire with wet wood. You keep trying to light it, you add more kindling, you screw up more paper and stuff it in the cracks and you sit back and watch for the flame. Chances are it’s pretty disappointing, a whole lot of smoke, hard work, and not a lot of fire and you certainly don’t get that warm feeling you were expecting.