Saturday, November 27, 2010

Who are You?

Lately my blog has averaged about 150-200 hits a week. That's great news, but with only 7 "registered" followers, I wonder who my readers are. When I look at my blog statistics I find readers as close as Matthews, NC and as far away as Mountain View, California and Alberta, Canada. I also gather hits from Kingston, JamaicaSydney, Australia; Manama, Bahrain; and Spanish Lookout, Belize-- to name just a few of the more exotic places.


I'd love to know who you --my unnamed blog readers--are. So, from now until the end of December, I'm sponsoring a giveaway of an autographed copy of Teaching the Story: Fiction Writing in Grades 4-8. Send an email to cbaldwin6@carolina.rr.com and tell me how you found my blog and why you read it. Then click on the "Follow" button on the left below "Speaking Engagements." I'll announce the winner here and share what I learn about my blog demographics in the beginning of 2011.


Be more than just a face in the crowd or a statistic on my blog. Intoduce yourself and enter to win a copy of my book! 


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6 comments:

Joyce Moyer Hostetter said...

Great idea! I decided to follow you!

Actually I didn't realize I wasn't since I have your blog sent to my inbox by Feedblitz.

Carol Baldwin said...

Thanks, Joyce. We'll see where this takes me!

elysabeth said...

I'm the same as Joyce - wasn't following you per se because I signed up for your email notifications - E :)

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Carol Baldwin said...

Yes, Elysabeth,I know you and Joyce are two faithful readers. I'm really trying to find out who the other 150 are!! Thanks, Carol

Jean said...

Hi! You know me already. I hope somebody snatches this chance to win a copy of your terrific book, though. (I already have one!)

I feel the same way. The same 4 or 5 people leave comments. The others who visit my blogs are happy being anonymous.

Hmmm. I'll have to figure out some cool way learn who they are, also.

Thanks, Carol.

Jean

Maria said...

I just found you today, through the SCBWI yahoo group. And I'm a homeschooling mom, so your book looks like a fantastic resource!

I'm following you now!