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 9 years ago
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 two ago, I was hoping to hit it by my birthday, but I'm going to hit it a month...
by Laurel Rogers 9 years ago
I was just about to toot my own horn here in the forums because I had wonderfully acquired 600 followers. I double-checked my profile and to my horror, someone had abandoned my ship! So I thought I'd ask why other hubbers choose to un-follow writers...What's your take?
by IzzyM 9 years ago
So close - I have 997 followers. Who is going to be the 1000th?
by earnestshub 9 years ago
I know it's no big deal but if there are any more car buffs out there not readin me..........?
by Holle Abee 10 years ago
Yay!! Randy Godwin now has 203 fans...stalkers...ummm...followers!If you haven't "met" Randy yet or read his great hubs, do so! He has a great sense of humor and knows a lot about a spectrum of topics.
by thisisoli 10 years ago
Just noticed that I have hit the 500 followers mark, which feels like quite a large achievement!
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