Concise. Precise. Elaborate.
So the other day, I was at this bloggers meet. And as usual I was being m usual self, introvert and 'kinda-minding my own business sort of' instead of mingling with people, making friends, making blogfriends, interacting, sharing my piece of mind, by mind I mean blog and getting to know them, their blog and eventually creating a WhatsApp group for the bloggers. Camera and taking pictures of people sitting from my seat. Yes, I was /am too lazy to move around. No, that wasn't it.
Anyhow, in the middle of the Know the blogger session that was going on where one had to explain why they blog and give one thing they learnt from blogging. One person suggested that the content should be short, while another suggested that it should be long. Keep it short. Keep it long. Keep it short because people tend to get scared on looking at long posts. Keep it long because that would keep the reader interested in reading more. I don't really understand the logic in the long posts. People don't usually have time, do they ? Mostly they don't. People read while they are travelling or having a coffee or something. So, long posts are a turn off. Being said that I am a long post writer. I write and write and don't really care how long the post is. I like to keep it concise but then again I want to explain everything. Now, we all know how long posts are a big turn off.
I can't help it. So, I think I might have a solution for that. Giving the people, the readers to choose whether they would like to go into details or not. I will start of with a small description or just a line. I will also write the elaborate description or whatever we call it, but the reader will have the choice to read it or not. That being said, the question that you might have is whether you would be redirected to a new page containing the description of the so mentioned one line.
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2091 pageviews in a day. Two Thousand freaking pageviews!! « Elaborate ♦ »
Okay I have no idea how this happened. I woke up late that day. By late I mean I woke u at 11 and had to rush to office. The rest of the things that happened were just normal. I mean I haven't spoken about my blog to anyone in the last few months, because no one seems to pay much attention, anyway. And if you have read my previous posts, I wanted to migrate to Wordpress because I was getting a freaking huge pageviews with no actual people reading it. By most of my good blog friends had advised me to stick with Blogger. Before it was just me, 50 % Yes and 50 % No. But afte that, was 15% Wordpress (that would be me), 85% Blogger ( My blogfriends). I am not so good with mathematics but I think the result was pretty clear. So, my next task was to prevent all the unnecessary bot pageviews. I logged into analytics and added a bunch of sites to block them from opening/clicking my blog link. Initially, I added some 20 sites. The result was drastic. Each day I used to get atleast 100 pageviews, but after I added the sites to the block list, my pageviews got reduced to 10 ( of which 5 would be mind, I guess). I was happy because I finally averted the unnecessary page views. But that day, it went Kaboom on my blog. I have no freaking idea how or what just happened, but 2091 is a pretty disasterous number. If I got a penny for every pageview, like the YouTube offers, I think I would make enough money to maintain my own blog website. But, I got a few more sites to add to the block list. It is already reaching 100, I think. Argh.
So, you see. Check out the elaborate feature which I just introduced. And tell me, if you would like to see my posts just like that. You see, I am giving you a choice to chose what you want to read. So, the reader can chose their preference.