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
One should be along here soon I expect.
Wow Recommend, congrats on your vicious cynism!
Was that a good anough arse kiss?
Congrats, NateSean! Take it as a compliment. Don't you deserve to be followed? I'm sure they are your new fans.
Oh yeah, forgot about the "yes, luvvie"
I need to get a cute avatar and maybe I'd have more followers!
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 ?
Noooo, I'm thinking you probably already used the cutest part!
kiss,kiss, simper, simper, hug hug
That does it for me
But you obviously haven't studied panda's - have you seen those teeny weeny babies and the little pocket they put them in ?
You are joking... surely.. I thought you followed me because I promised you $10 per 'I agree with PD!' post in the forums
You mean that you actually like my stuff.. Big Boy?
Everyone has their own reasons for following, I would guess. And certainly some of those reasons would be to try to get a follow-back. I only follow back if they've written something worth following
Congrats on your followers, luvvie! Oh...wait did I spell that right? Got to make sure I simper correctly....
Well, it is a nice feeling having a follower or two when you log in.
congratulations... wonderful writer... informative hubs... yes, luvvie... blah blah blah....
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'd say I get a follower a day, not all the time though. Sure most of them are just hoping for follow backs!
by KRC 8 years ago
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by Ben Guinter 8 years ago
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by IzzyM 7 years ago
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by Carolee Samuda 7 years ago
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by Laurel Rogers 8 years ago
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