I have an unfinished post in my queue contemplating blog popularity vs. compromising the core purpose of my blog. (It should be finished and posted soon.) In the meantime, here's a little food for thought.
In researching ways to increase a blog's following, every source of advice recommends using social media. Well, I have a Facebook page for my blog. I also pin posts or pictures to my Pinterest page occasionally. That's about the extent of my social media savvy.
I have been considering starting a Twitter account for my blog, but I have hesitated because I am not familiar with it and I'm not sure I would actually utilize it effectively. Then, I read this article from one of our local news stations announcing that Justin Bieber has just surpassed Lady GaGa and become the most followed person on Twitter. Really???????
The article goes on to list the Top Ten most followed people on Twitter and how many followers they each have. The list is as follows: