A lot of them are new. So I guess my hubs are showing up quite frequently on the front page, or something. Either way, it's not like people are following me because I've followed them. I just actually seem to be picking up one new follower every day.
Is this a compliment of my skills or is it just a lot of "Follow me, I'll follow you" on behalf of the people hitting the follow button?
Most followers are the I followed you so you follow me, I even get them coming back and asking why I haven't followed them back !
If you really want loads of followers then post words that mean absolutely nothing on every thread - there are a few professionals at that here. I mean EVERY thread, with some pointles 'yes luvvie', or 'congrats on your 50th follower' or some other @$$ licking platitude. Works like a charm apparently
I only used the head - would you like me to cut some other piece off my panda and send it
Generally, I follow people who stand out as worth following in the forums, write good interesting hubs - and I always check out anyone who leaves me fan mail as a matter of politeness - and often follow them. The pointelss followings are those 'for the sake of' type. The use of followers is to get a few people started on reading your stuff when it comes out to kick start the traffic - do you really think a professional follower is going to check your stuff out of hundreds and hundreds ?
A little bit of both, but your hubs are good reads, so it would be safe to assume that's the reason. Be content, I recently was asked why I was following a particular writer, I found the question odd, but replied that I found two of the historical hubs to be good and good reads.
I'm dangerously close to 1200 followers......and half a million pageviews. At the current rate, I'm due to hit it in the next 48 hours. It would mean a lot to me to hit it before Thursday. Just a month or...
What has your experience been. Did you notice that the more people you followed, the more people followed you? Did you ever start following people just because you wanted more followers? I have been pretty selective in...