A MIGHTY 3,000!

Posted: July 31, 2015 in Followers
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I’m very proud and humbled to announce that this blog has reached the 3,000 follower milestone.  Thank you to each and every one of you for being a part of my writing world.

Peace and love!


  1. Nicely done, and congratulations!

  2. Reblogged this on William Chasterson and commented:

  3. Jay says:

    How ever do you do this? Congrats

  4. ermooreem says:


  5. Congratulations! Keep writing.

  6. Wolf Stahl says:

    Congratulations on the milestone! Hopefully someday I’ll join you up there.

  7. Lala Simon says:


  8. Pankaj Goyal says:

    Congratulations…:) I can feel your excitement and delight…:)

  9. Joseph Nebus says:

    Congratulations! I hope 3,004 is no less a thrill.

  10. Reblogged this on HarsH ReaLiTy and commented:
    3,000 subscribers is a great milestone! Congrats!!! -OM
    Note: Comments disabled here, please visit their blog.

  11. Janice Wald says:

    Congratulations! How long did it take you?

    • Thank you! It took me slightly less than 18 months to reach 3000 followers.

      • Janice Wald says:

        If you’d like to guest post on my site about how you did it, you’d be welcome!! I help bloggers. We all want to know.

      • I’d love to, Janice, but I’m having trouble finding out how to “Guest Post” on your site. Quite embarrassing for someone who thinks he’s so blog savvy. Anyway, if you’ll provide a link… or explain to me that I should just blog it myself so that you can re-blog it, I’d be most grateful.


      • Janice Wald says:

        Hi! I’d be thrilled! Thank you! And thank you for the follow!! Write a post on an MS Word Doc about how you grew your readership, and send it to janicegreenfield123@gmail.com with a short bio and a link back to your site. I will publish it. Thanks so much!

      • Janice Wald says:

        Hi Eric,
        I am looking forward to receiving your guest post about how you were able to get such a large following in such a short time. I know my readers will be fascinated. Do you have any idea when it might be ready for me, so I can schedule it on my editorial calendar?
        Once again, send it to janicegreenfield123@gmail.com as a MS Doc attachment with a short bio and a link back to your site. I will publish it. Thanks so much!

      • I’m sorry, Janice. There’s a good reason for giving writers deadlines. I’ll be writing it up for you tomorrow and you’ll have it either tomorrow night or by the end of Friday, I promise.

      • Janice Wald says:

        Great! Looking forward to it! Thank you

  12. homeflair says:

    Great! Congratulations!!

  13. Andy says:

    Wow, that’s really impressive! I hope I can get to that many followers. I think I have 3.

  14. DustySpider says:

    Make that 3001. Congrats, and glad to have found your blog!

  15. AmyRose🌹 says:

    Congratulations, Eric. I know and understand the hard work in obtaining a following like this. Great job!!! ❤

  16. tmcasciano says:

    Thanks for visiting my blog ephesians2v8.wordpress.com today! I am impressed by your accomplishments. Way to go!

  17. lilpickmeup says:

    Congrats!!! That’s great achievement! Keep up the work.

  18. Janice Wald says:

    The link to your guest post will go live Sunday at 2:00 am (tomorrow) California time. Don’t try clicking it until then, won’t work.
    I hope you will check in in case readers have questions for you that I can’t answer. Thanks so much! I am so excited about the post! I trust you will be pleased with it.
    Here is the link: http://wp.me/p6x6vQ-1ju

  19. I like your treatment of the query rejection. Also congratulations on the 3000 the follower. I am please you chose to follow my blog as well

  20. Eliza says:

    What a milestone. Congratulations. Thank you for stopping by and liking my most recent post, God’s Good Word: Leviticus 20. God bless us.

  21. John M. Wills says:


  22. Matt On Accident says:

    Congratulations! 👍

  23. Janice Wald says:

    Hi Eric,
    I have a question about your networking method. WHERE do you find the bloggers to network with for an hour a day each time you don’t blog. I’d like to blog about how to network, where to network. Thanks for the information.

    • The WordPress “Reader” allows you to save as many categories and tags as you wish. I have several specific tags I go to that generate a lot of interest for me… such as “Historical Fiction,” “Manuscript,” “Query Letter,” “Literary Agent,” and “Short Story.” I also peruse through tags that I have found a lot of bloggers use, such as “writing,” “poetry,” “life,” “love,” “people,” and “photography.” I also peruse through “conferences,” “EMS,” “Firefighting,” “American History,” “Sarcasm,” “Humor,” “Inspiration,” “Rejection,” and “Gratitude.”

      Poetry is a great category to search through, mainly because most postings in this category are short and easy to read in a short amount of time. Also, I have found that poets and photographers are among the bloggers that are most likely to respond to a hit on their site. Read what you wish into this, but I have my own theories as to why, mostly because a poem is usually a very honest, intimate image of the author and they’re starving for positive feedback. Giving it to them is easy and rewarding.

      • Janice Wald says:

        Hi Eric,
        Your details are candid, and I am grateful for the honesty which I find refreshingly raw.
        Jason Cushman wrote that no one tells HOW to network, so I will write a post about it. Thank you for helping me by answering the question where to find the people. I did not predict these answers. Thanks very very much. I saw you got some traffic from the guest post from my site. I am glad.

  24. Edmund Black says:

    Great job. Congrats

  25. Jill Holmes says:

    I love that you have made so much ado about nothing! LOL!

  26. MaryHill says:

    Hi, congrats. I have 3,000 followers, but don’t get near the number of comments you do. I will have to see what your secret is. 🙂

  27. Adora Herveaux says:

    Impressive. Well done! A milestone to be celebrated.

  28. Janice Wald says:

    A friend wondered if your total is Email subscriber only or Email and WordPress. I said I’d ask you.

  29. Congratulations on your milestone. You have another follower of your journey!

  30. Zina Hermez says:

    Congratulations! I just followed too. Look forward to receiving your posts.:)

  31. Congratulations! Thanks for visiting my site.

  32. Congratulations Eric! What a massive achievement. X

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