Is This Really The Number One Reason Why People Unfollow A Blog?


Check out another great post from the Hugh’s Views and News blog. This one asks: Is This Really The Number One Reason Why People Unfollow A Blog?

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In a recent survey amongst the readers of ProBlogger, the number one reason when asked the question ‘what would make you stop following a blog? was ‘a blog that publishes too many blog posts.

That surprised me, as I thought of a few more reasons as to what the most popular answer would be. For example, never responding to comments or somebody coming over as being unfriendly towards their readers.

Respondents went on to say that in many cases following blogs that publish too many blog posts caused them to develop “burnout.’ Some described ‘burnout’ as ‘blogs that become too noisy.’

The article went on to comparing following a blog to becoming friends with somebody. When bloggers post too many blog posts in a short space of time, it was like one half of the friendship had become too pushy or had become too much in the…

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4 thoughts on “Is This Really The Number One Reason Why People Unfollow A Blog?

  1. The number one reason unfollow blogs is when they become insulting. For example, I’m not a feminist, but I follow feminist blogs. I don’t mind reading different viewpoints. But when they post stuff like “Anyone who isn’t a feminist needs to get their brain checked.” Then I’m like, nope. Too many people are out here giving their opinion respectfully.

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