It’s early afternoon. There are ripples. The wind picks up during the day. There are 9,000 blog views by bed time, 8,500 views for a single post, more than 10x my Total average daily views. (Not that I’m counting.)
I ferret out the source of traffic: Facebook. I’m unsuccessful at locating the fire starter.
Monday EOD Count: 11,000 views
I wake to find my blog with 18,000 new views. 18,000 views overnight! No caffeine required.
I sneak peaks during the day to find post views are climbing at more than 5,000 per hour. Heart? Pumping.
The site traffic is picked up by two media sources who send an email requesting my permission to share the post on their site. They ask for my photo. Oh No. No. No. No. I reply with thanks, but no thanks.
I go to bed, and sneak a peak at the view count. 101,000. And counting.
Tuesday EOD Count: 125,000 [Read more…]