The Key to Maintaining a Successful Blog Isn’t Gaining More Followers

I think that’s why my blog has gained followers over the past few months. It’s not only because of what I write on the blog, but because of what I share. When I find a good post, like this one, I either reblog it or if I can, I press the post, which not only brings readers to my site, but the original poster’s site as well. Thanks for sharing these tips.

Meg Dowell Writes

“How do I get more people to follow my blog?”

“Why don’t I have as many followers as that writer?”

“How many followers do you have to have before you are successful?”

You have all either seen others ask these questions or have pondered them yourself. Because today, subscriber counts are everything. YouTube rewards their creators with plaques for reaching milestones. WordPress sends you congratulatory notifications.

As if having more automatically means you’re doing your best.

Of course, it might be a sign you’re doing something right. But what happens when you don’t know what that “right” thing is?

I think I have an answer.

I want you to ask yourself two questions:

  1. How much content are you creating?
  2. Is it “good”?

“Good” blog content always serves the reader. It provides them with information, or motivates them to do or consider something.

And the reason I asked you to consider…

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