I clearly remember the day that I reached 100 followers on WordPress and how excited I was.  Having over 1000 followers now blows my mind!

Although I’ve been blogging for about 6 years, I didn’t take it to heart until May of 2017.  At that time I had around 300 followers.  Certainly nothing to write home about.

In May, I decided that I needed to write more so I challenged myself to do a post a day for the month.   From that jumping off point, my blog following has grown at a very steady (and surprising) rate.  I no longer post every day.  I would say it’s a few times a week.

I have found that my writing has become a release for me.  Writing is therapeutic and a Huge, positive, and important part of my life.

Those of you that are looking to grow your following, I have Just One major piece of advice.  Be nice.  It’s that simple.  Visit other blogs, comment, follow, share and answer comments.

In the coming months, I plan on making some changes to my blog.  I think the changes will make accessing specific topics easier.  I hope you will all come along with me for the ride.  I’ll keep you posted.

I want to thank Every Single One of you for following me.  You’ve made something that I love into something Fantastic in my life!  THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!

Copyright (C) 2018 Penny Wilson




About Penny Wilson Writes

I am a freelance writer that writes in several genres. I've had a successful blog with a growing and loyal following for more than 5 years. I've written articles for Counseling Directory .org, Introvert Dear .com, WOW Women on Writing and Ariel Chart, a monthly online Journal. I'm currently working on my first novel. You can find more of my writings on my blog at: https://pennywilsonwrites.com/ and follow me on Twitter @pennywilson123.
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35 Responses to 1000 Followers!

  1. alexisraven says:

    Wow!! Congratulations! I’ve been following your blog for a minute now & I’m so happy for you! Keep up your great work. I’m excited to see what else is in store for you.


  2. This is awesome. Congratulations!!


  3. 80smetalman says:

    Congratulations Penny! Well done. Could you help me? I can’t see where I can find how many followers I have on either of my blogs.


    • Thank you and good morning! Try this…
      When I first log into WordPress, one of the first things I see is my Reader Feed. From that, on the top Left Hand side of the page, click on My Sites. Down just a little way, you’ll see Stats. Click on that. You’ll see a Graph. At the top of that Graph window, you will see 2 words, Traffic and Insights. Click on Insights. About 1/2 way down on the right side of the page you will see Follower Totals. The total of your WordPress Followers, Email followers and Social Medial followers, is your Total Followers!
      I hope this makes sense. Let me know. Good luck and thank you for stopping by! 🙂

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  4. Congratulations !!!!🎉


  5. Wow! Congratulations, Penny! That’s amazing growth 🙂 You always have great content and I always enjoy reading your posts! ❤


  6. Congrats, Penny. Your advice to other bloggers is spot on.


  7. Congratulations! I’ve enjoyed your site and am glad I’m following you.


  8. Congrats on 1000 followers! That is a remarkable achievement.


  9. WaltPage says:

    Congratulations! I am so proud of and happy for you. Your friendship means the world to me Penny and I have learned a lot from you 🙂 ❤


  10. dtills says:

    Congratulations!! What a huge milestone and perfect way to kick off 2018 🙂


  11. Always a good and diverse read. No wonder you have that many followers


  12. Congratulations! You deserve it. Your writing is awesome. 🙂

    Happy 2018!


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