Blog Promotion

I used to want more readers in the early years of this blog. I self-promoted, participated in link fairs, etc.

These days, it’s the opposite. All I want is to not be noticed. I find it useful and fun to be able to post random things that occur to me throughout the day. I love the people we have here right now. Nobody is an idiot, nobody agrees with everything I say, nobody tries to make me swear allegiance to their dogma. Everybody has something of value to say and when they don’t, they stay silent.

I literally don’t know a place online that is so devoid of eager idiots. I’m very scared of eager idiots re-discovering my blog.

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8 thoughts on “Blog Promotion”

  1. On whim, I was reading very old posts and comments on this blog. I think the oldest here is 2009. You ‘voice’ has changed so much! And yes, like the blog and it’s audience as is today. 🙂

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  2. Hi! I just found your blog this week, thanks to a link from xykadmiqz. I’ll try not to be too obnoxious, but figured I might as well pop in and say hello. I hear you — I haven’t been looking for new readers for my blog either (while I’m a physical science prof, it’s mostly a pregnancy/loss blog), but when a new high-quality one comes along I’m always happy to welcome them. Ignoring the weirdos mostly seems to do the trick. 🙂

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    1. Oh, I’m so sorry you experienced pregnancy loss. My son was stillborn at 39 weeks and 2 days, and there is no worse pain that I am aware of. I’m so so sorry for your experience.

      Welcome to the blog!

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      1. Oh, how awful. My loss was not that late (18w3d), but even so it was the worst pain that I’ve experienced — I can’t imagine what you must have gone through.

        Thanks for the welcome, and looking forward to reading more.

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  3. I love your blog. I consider it a blog home away from my own blog home; it’s one of the very few online spaces where I feel comfortable discussing a variety of topics without worrying that someone in the comment section will go completely nuts.

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