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A couple of years back at University, I created an info graphic of information that I gathered about my blog and titled it ‘Confessions of a Blog-a-holic‘. Some long time readers might remember, but basically I gained a lot of hits from being Freshly Pressed on WordPress – 12,000 hits in like 24 hours on one post. Despite missing out on a 1st for the project in terms of University grades, the ‘real world’ feedback...

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Whilst I was helping at the 3rd year’s show on Friday evening, my phone was buzzing like crazy. It wasn’t until the end of the night that I saw someone had commented on my blog ‘Congrats on being FP’ which meant… …I made the front page of WordPress! Being Freshly pressed is quite an achievement – ‘The best of 398,382 bloggers,645,239 new posts, 1,253,744comments, & 143,986,810 words posted today on WordPress.com.’ – That’s a lot of competition! I’ve been FP before but this...

Yesterday just before 9PM I was trying to avoid doing work and came online to check my site stats (blog views). I was so shocked! My views were at 500 for that day! I have recently been averaging about 74 a day, so 500 was a major shock! My immediate thought was ‘I’ve been featured somewhere!!?’ so I checked the referrers – WordPress.com was at the top! I was so excited to be featured on...

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