Last Updated on 2017-03-19 by Linda
I have a confession to make, when I link up with a bloghop I always do exactly what they ask, if I am told to follow the host, I do, if I am asked to link something I do, if you ask me to go on 5 blogs and comment I do that as well its all part of the fun of what we are doing.. I always figure if I am joining a bloghop to try and meet new bloggers and attract new followers then I should do the same back RIGHT????So how is it that many bloggers who wish to attract new followers do not also follow others….. Its a funny world this blogoshpere.
On a serious note the whole purpose of link ups is a great way to discover new bloggers but ask yourself one question, if you are unwilling to participate fully then why would you expect others to… just a question to ponder. The time it takes you to link up your post and hit follow is minimal but the potential exposure that you receive can be exponentially crazy.
I have seen many a blogger host or guest host on a link up when I hit follow, they may not even have that many followers, how does that happen.
If I see 123 link ups wouldn’t one expect to see at least 123 followers, I would expect so, but it appears I may be in the minority. people want exposure without any commitment.
This may sound like a bit of sour grapes but I am kind of feeling like I bought a super awesome present to the gift exchange and in return I got the re-gifted sweater from your grandmother
Does anyone else read any of the awesome tips provided by all our favourite bloggers, follow, comment, engage. Linking and running is truly not a way to engage me.
Feeling a little pissy as I was writing this, I guest hosted a very popular link up and through no fault of the hosts ( they were great) I found that very few of the people linking up actually followed the rules. This is one of those walk a mile in someones shoes I think, Please remember if you do link up, follow the hosts, follow the guest hosts and do engage others and then they will do the same to you. Blogging is supposed to be about developing friendships, learning about others and sometimes yes even about gaining followers.
Hope you are all having an awesome day and as ” pissy” as this post may sound, I am truly over it and most likely having a great drink or two on my cruise. I will be thinking of you as I tour around belize today.