15 minutes of fame
Who’d a thunk it?? My blog, for one brief shining moment, ranked at #30 on the official WordPress.com Growing Blogs list!
Of course, when you average only a handful of hits a day, it doesn’t take a very large number of visitors to make the percentage of increase look really impressive! Still, WordPress does say they have over 3 1/2 million blogs, so there’s plenty of competition!
I think the whole thing started when members of the Knitting Beyond the Hebrides list clicked on my blog link in a message I wrote. And somehow, the thing kind of exploded, WordPress picked up on the activity, and I ended up with 248 visits for the day. It was interesting to browse through the other blogs on the list… lots of different languages and lots of different topics! I expect that some of the other people who scrolled through the list had to wonder about mine. (Gee, I hope they came here for a look!)
That spike in my statistics looks pretty lonely there, don’t you think? Oh, well, it was nice while it lasted!
how wonderful that must feel!
on the other hand you deserve the attention:)
Some of us KBTH’ers might stick around. I’m fascinated by that sweater you’re planning!
Thank you both! THAT is an even better feeling than the impersonal statistics!