Breaking up with GFC

Today is a semi-sad day as I am removing my GFC box from my sidebar. Be riding myself of google friend connect comes with mixed emotions. Sad to see it stripped from self-hosted bloggers and hope that those who work with us will not look down upon us for not having a growing number to give them any longer. Happy though because I have always said that GFC is a poor way to judge a blog. In many cases I have seen GFC numbers as high as in the 5000+ range but their reader box read as little as 300. In my opinion they may follow but doesn’t mean they read. For that reason, I hope that many of my fellow writers/bloggers will embrace the change and begin to go their email subscriptions and rss feeds (till they take that away too).

About the author
Mrs. Hatland is a 30-something married, mom of 7 and the face behind the popular online publication, Motherhood Defined. Known as the Iowa Mom blogger by her local peers and “The Fairy Blogmother” worldwide. She has professional experience in working closely with clients on brand ambassadorships, client outreach services, content creation and creative social media advertising exposure.

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