Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Who Am I Writing For?

Aldon Hynes brings up this query in a recent article on his Orient-Lodge blog:

"There are a few tools that I like to use which help me do this. On my sidebar, you will see a Google Friend Connect widget. It has images for 347 (at present) of the people who have joined this blog. It also shows images of those that have recently visited it. I've used tools like this for a long time. MyBlogLog was one of the first that I used, and is no more. BlogCatalog is supposed to show recent visitors, but hasn't updated over the past four months, so I'll probably take down their widget. TwitterRemote provides similar functionality, as well as the ability for people to tweet when they visit the site and BlogFrog is still providing information about recent visitors.

Like Google Friend Connect, there is also the NetworkedBlogs widget which shows people who have followed the blog, mostly through Facebook, and there is another widget showing who has interacted with the blog via Facebook.

All of these are tools to help make the real experiences online more meaningful and I hope that if you visit my blog, you'll somehow let me know."

I second that notion!
Please folks, let me know who YOU are and what I can write for YOU!
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