I've decided to reblog one of my older posts...how old? It is from 2010, when I was using a Palm device. Yes, many of us have been blogging for a long time. Below is a post that might help others. Keep your post in draft until you are ready to publish, and don't forget to take it out of the draft mode.
I must Have Done Something Wrong! Not One Comment!
My Posts are Always Written in Draft mode, and I remind newer bloggers to do the same.
While in the DRAFT mode, I can work on them in between listings, sales, appointments, phone calls, settlements, and other trivial things! That's what a Broker's life is all about.
My usual time for making these posts live is after midnight. Then I have the next day to respond.
Recently one of my posts went from draft mode to public mode from my cell phone. The next morning, I check emails on my Palm Pre, plugged in at my bedside. This gives me extra time before actually getting up for the day.
Unusual, but there were no comments on the new post. Being on ActiveRain from the beginning (#845, that's me), I have some followers. There is one someone from the 191,000 + members that make at least one comment! But on this particular morning, ZERO! I Must Have Done Something Wrong! Not One Comment! Nada!
Did I say something offensive? Did I hurt someone's feelings? Did I commit a faux pas? Oh, I hope not! Guess it was just too early, and no one was up yet. I started reading blogs and commenting on others that I found of interest. Hours went by. I waited, and I waited some more. Still no comments. OK, so what's up? Have I lost touch?
Rechecking this early morning post...I discovered it was still in DRAFT! All of you seasoned bloggers already figured that one out, right? Well, duh... no wonder there were no comments! Quickly hit the Public mode button, and within four minutes, there were two comments. Nine minutes later, another three trickled in throughout the day.
No more worry
I must have Done Something Wrong! Not One Comment!
Always write your posts in DRAFT! Always remember to take them OUT of DRAFT!