How to Lose Followers

Susan L Daniels:

Ah, I have done this. I have disappeared for months–not because I don’t want to be all over this incredible community of writers, reading everything, because I do. Unfortunately, that part of my blogging life will not likely come back until after I have corneal surgery of some sort. It is difficult to read anything of substance on the days I am working. Hey, them’s the breaks. If I read your post, I want you to know I blew the typeface up really big and thought it was worth hitting “like” on it. Dammit, you’d better orgasm when I hit like, after all that effort,and a comment should leave you experiencing multiples ;)

LOL, I am reblogging this, and including the second half of my comment as my intro. I did well and truly love this!

Originally posted on Trent Lewin:

You start blogging to have a voice, to be heard and to listen to others.  It’s an outlet that doesn’t involve you having to go through agents, publishers, or other constructs of the industry.  It’s easy.  You get a blog, you start writing, people listen.  You are not a number.  You are a voice.  You are important.  You are heard.

But you better be careful.  You can amass followers to your blog, yes, but there are some sure-fire ways of losing followers too:

1.  Don’t respond to comments people leave you.  If someone writes you, ignore them.  Don’t answer.  Don’t dare answer.  These people leaving comments are like parasites.  Parasites with a lot of time on their hands, to do nothing but comment.  They can’t possibly be interested in you.  They’re just running about commenting on anything, and thus they are the true filth of the blogging world.  It is…

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About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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16 Responses to How to Lose Followers

  1. cometotimmy says:

    Indeed I felt something seismic a few days ago

  2. LOL…guilty! I’m a paradox Susan…I keep getting new followers;) Must be the hair:)

    • It is because you ROCK, Nirvani.

      If you don’t reply back, they will simply think you are on a journey of inner peace. The name gives you a little slack ;)

  3. grapeling says:

    Good luck, Susan! ~

  4. Rhonda says:

    Alas, I too have done this unwise but necessary deed. It is to be bourn if we are to be born….again. :)

  5. Bruce Ruston says:

    Ah tis a shame to hear, really kind of miss you posting :( here is to a better recovery.

    Thought I would post it here as well as Madman Trents rant :D

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