To Click or Not to Click: Why Don’t People Click Links?

Do Unto Others ~ Daniel Ray of Dream Big Dream Often questions bloggers who want to increase the number of followers but fail to return the favor.

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What does it take to get people to click a link?  And why is this the toughest feat in all of the blogosphere?  I was discussing this a couple of days ago with another blogger and I can’t get my head around it.

I don’t always click every link, but I click links habitually as I like to read background information or supporting documents.  I talked about this phenomenon several months ago when talking about reblogs and upset many of you with my title.  I questioned whether the blogging community is hypocritical or at minimum selfish.  Why would I ask such a question?

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As bloggers we want visitors, views, clicks, and likes, regardless of the volume. Every blogger starts a blog in hopes that at least one other person on the interweb visits; if this were not the case we would not do what we do.  It is…

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3 Responses to To Click or Not to Click: Why Don’t People Click Links?

  1. Thanks for this. I’ve never understood the purpose of reblogging, but the link you provided led me to another that helped explain it a little. And see? I did follow the link!

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