As a beginner at blogging, I want nothing more than a supportive community and good quality feedback. I appreciate all the comments, and the stories people write in response to the content I post. I really enjoy connecting to all of you, and I truly try my best to stay in touch with everyone. I just want to share some of the thoughts and questions that repeat over and over in my mind while I am actively blogging.
»The “Follow” Button is merely just a way you show someone you like their content, and you want to read more. Notification alert: New Follower
What I Think: Smiling at another new follower. Let me check out their blog. *Comments on something relatable*
»The “Favorite” button is literally conveying to a blogger you like the message, or even the title of their blog. Notification alert: New Like
What I Think: I wonder what this blogger liked about my post? They didn’t leave a comment. Hmm, let me check out their blog. *Likes something relatable*
»The “Comment” button is a strong indicator that the content is relatable, and therefore further discussion is anticipated. Notification alert: New Comment
What I Think: Oooh! A comment. Let’s read. *reading…reading* Stunned. Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts. *views blog* *comments on something relatable* Wow, and so on…and so on.
»For those who show some love, but don’t follow. Notification alert: Appreciation overload
What I Think: This blogger just liked all of my posts. Why? I didn’t get a comment. Not one. Did they really read every single blog? Hmm…Why didn’t they follow me?
»Those who I show love to, but never get anything in return. Notification alert: You don’t have any.
What I Think: I wonder if they at least viewed my blog. Did they really not like anything? We write about similar stuff. Hmm…