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Lockdown: #followonenewblog

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Pete has always been a supportive and generous member of this blogging community. This idea of reaching out and following at least one new blogger is a great idea, especially in this time of quarantine and isolation. Thank you for encouraging us to expand our community, Pete.

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Most of us already follow too many blogs to keep up with, I know.

I follow 112 other bloggers, and more than 60% of those are active, and posting regularly. Making sure I read their posts and make a relevant or pertinent comment takes up a lot of time. But it is important to me to be a ‘good follower’, and keep up the community spirit in our circle of bloggers.

I get asked all the time to follow new bloggers, and sadly have to decline. Sometimes it is because they are blogging about hair and make-up, something that is of no interest to me, or their blog might be evangelically religious, something else I have always avoided.

But the main reason I don’t follow when asked is because of the amount of blogs I already follow, and the time that takes. I am sure that this applies to everyone…

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5 thoughts on “Lockdown: #followonenewblog”

  1. Thanks this was a great article and I am going to take up the challenge. I admitted to Pete that I have not always been a good follower. Time and these circumstances are making some permanent changes in me though and this is one of them.

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