Blogging is hard.
It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been doing it. There are always new challenges to overcome, especially if you’re trying to grow and change as internet culture shifts seemingly on a weekly basis.
I’ve almost been blogging for 10 years. It took about five of those years to realize what I was doing wasn’t really working. Even today, I’m constantly aware of the topics I cover — and the ways I cover them — depending on what I believe my audience does, and does not, want to read.
Still, that can’t fully prevent every blogger’s worst nightmare: Losing subscribers. Sometimes, it’s one or two. Other times, it’s an alarming amount of accounts. You don’t always know the cause. And that can make you wonder, “What the heck did I do wrong?”
I think a lot about this. Every time I lose a follower, I get paranoid that…
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