Was It Something I Said?

As many of you know, I check my WordPress stats way too often. One of the stats I check is the number of followers, which is a fairly public stat that other WordPress users can see. Yesterday, I hit somewhat of a milestone when the number of followers reached 900. I wasn't going to mention … Continue reading Was It Something I Said?

It’s a Good Thing I Don’t Have Too Many Followers

Earlier this week I wrote a post about songs featuring the name Caroline. One of the songs featured was written and performed by a wonderful band from Pittsburgh, the Clarks. I had written a post three years ago about how we had the opportunity to watch the Clarks perform in an intimate setting at the … Continue reading It’s a Good Thing I Don’t Have Too Many Followers

WordPress Notifications 1, Jim Borden 0

I've been writing this daily blog for over four and a half years, and I have not done much to promote it during that time After I publish my post, I add a link to it on Facebook and Twitter, and that's about it. I had also assumed that since I used WordPress, I was … Continue reading WordPress Notifications 1, Jim Borden 0

How My Twitter Following Went from 250 to 253 in Just One Week!

It wasn't easy, but I did it. I recently increased my Twitter following by over 1% in just one week, and I want to share my secrets with you. Sharing these secrets will likely upset some social media gurus, who charge large sums of money for such information. But like a true academic, I believe … Continue reading How My Twitter Following Went from 250 to 253 in Just One Week!