~ By Jennifer Chait
I recently received an email from another blogger. I had left a comment at her blog. Her e-mail to me said, “Thanks for stopping by and commenting. Please consider subscribing.”
At first glance, I thought this e-mail idea was clever. I rarely get e-mails thanking me for visiting a blog, so it stood out. Plus, I’ll admit, it did make me feel cared for (sort of warm and fuzzy).
Then, oddly enough, a blog client of mine, mentioned to some other bloggers and I, that we should try sending thank you notes by e-mail. So, I guess this new e-mail thank you deal is sweeping the nation. Ok, maybe not sweeping but it’s out there.
I started thinking about the situation. Questions swirling in my head; is this a good way to snag readers? Is this a productive way to use your blogging time? Hmmm. It was bugging me. I came to a conclusion… [Read more…]