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Top Post - TBT Post

First off, the accompanying photo looks like the Incredible Hulk giving a thumbs up. Either that or a guy who has green skin! LOL!

Anyway, title says it all!!!

Not sure how long my post stayed as a top post in the 'B' site. All I remember was I was only able to do that once. It was the first and last time for me! Kinda a big deal back then. I must admit I was kinda excited.

Anyway, thinking back, it makes me wonder what catapults a post into the front page and be a top post there at the 'B' site. Luck? Good solid connections? Karmic retribution? Interesting subject? Handsome and personable author? Hhhhmmmmmm... Nowadays, they have some 'featured' posts which stay on the front page but the thing is, no one exactly knows how a post a featured post is chosen. Not that I care.

When I do write my posts, I don't think of it being in the front page much less to be a top post. I do think of my readers, which are my connections and basically the whole of community of readers out there. LOL! I know you can't please everyone but it sure is worth a shot.

Cheers everyone!!!!

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MegL wrote on April 20, 2015, 6:26 AM

Best way to go - please your readers!

motrojam wrote on April 20, 2015, 6:31 AM

Being featured is only secondary. We should always aim to please readers.

Firecracker wrote on April 20, 2015, 6:39 AM

I don't know how a featured post gets picked, other than the owner/admins pick them. At least I think that's what was said.

allen0187 wrote on April 20, 2015, 6:50 AM

Yup, that is the case. They pick the posts but how they pick these posts is a mystery.

maxeen wrote on April 20, 2015, 7:00 AM

It would be a nightmare,with hundreds of comments to reply to. Good for you though if you enjoyed.

allen0187 wrote on April 20, 2015, 7:19 AM

Yup! Easier said than done though.

allen0187 wrote on April 20, 2015, 7:21 AM

Yes &motorjam , we should write to please - not just our readers but also ourselves.

allen0187 wrote on April 20, 2015, 7:24 AM

Well, if I remember correctly, the post didn't have that many comments so it was manageable replying to the comments.

maxeen wrote on April 20, 2015, 12:42 PM

I am surprised,I have heard others say that was what they didn't like ,that was in the first days I think though..