I don’t want to be one of those whiny attention whores who complains about lack of comments, etc., but holy crap! My readers have HALVED. I think I am going to have to take it personally. WHY DON’T YOU LOVE ME ANYMORE?
(Please note: at this point in the post I inadvertantly hit ‘Publish’ instead of ‘Save’ and it went to feed readers. What an ass I must have looked like. I made it private so I could finish it.)
OK, I exaggerate. But I am getting significantly fewer page views, my feed subscribers are dropping in numbers, and I rarely get more than a comment or three per post, often from the same people. My ads are making half what they made last month, and that was barely enough to cover hosting.
This isn’t a big deal (except the ad thing, because I don’t want to run any ads at all if they aren’t profitable), but I am baffled. Especially when combined with the drastic drop in Twitter followers this week. It sure feels personal.
Is anyone reading anymore? It doesn’t feel like it sometimes. The risk you run being a J-List Internets celebrity is that when you slide down to Q-List status it feels like a slap in the face. I have enough self esteem problems, you know? I’m being flip again, but lack of feedback makes blogging feel like a chore.
I have no conclusion. I just needed to complain.