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Preconceptions

As I’ve stated many times, when I began this blog I’d no expectations of anyone bothering to read it.  It was (and is) MY weblog. For my reasons.  I expected friends and family to stop by for a look, and that would be about it.  Before I left the BLOGGER software platform, I had 48 followers (after one year of blogging).  Then, I moved over here to WordPress, and the ‘follower’ process began anew.

The most interesting (and sometimes confounding) development about this process is not all of my former followers followed me over to this new site.  I left instructions, a map, and everything!  However, I’ve not only attracted many new followers, but many are off-the-mark from the expected wild-eyed, gun toting, radical wookiesuiters  responsible firearms-owning libertarians.  Many more folks from off-shore, persons of an artistic bent, others than the small corner community in which I’d painted myself.

And how terrific is THAT?

To date, 39 people are following Guffaw in AZ, only four months after switching to WordPress!  Of course, I have had an increase in spammers, but, I guess that’s the cost of doing business.

Regardless – Thank You! - Guffaw

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About guffaw1952

I'm a child of the 50's. libertarian, now medically-retired. I've been a certified firearms trainer, a private investigator, and worked for a major credit card company for almost 22 years. I am a proud NRA Life Member. I am a limited-government, free-market capitalist, who believes in the U.S. Constitution and the Rule of Law.

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11 thoughts on “Preconceptions

  1. You are most welcome! I enjoy reading what you have to say. And I hope you will take a look at my blog as well. I’ll be converting my website from an html construction to a WordPress blog in the near future. :)

    Posted by MamaLiberty | August 2, 2012, 8:04 am
  2. I still have you on my blogroll, and stop by at least once daily. I get so many e-mails now that I’m reluctant to add another to the mix by following that way.

    Posted by Rev. Paul | August 2, 2012, 8:42 am
  3. Like you with Mama L., I usually agree with you and don’t comment much. But, I do check every day. I love the QOTD and Today’s Beauty.

    Posted by Don | August 2, 2012, 2:48 pm
  4. Like your blog and get a lot out of it. I write mine for much the same reasons with no expectations. What I don’t understand is the number of readers from Russia! More than from the USA. Baffles me.

    Posted by WSF | August 2, 2012, 3:33 pm
  5. Don’t for all of the people who subscribe by RSS as well, I am not sure if we show up.

    Posted by Siddhartha | August 2, 2012, 4:26 pm
  6. You do have 50 subscribers using Google Reader, as well.

    Posted by George | August 3, 2012, 2:16 pm

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