Freshly Pressed??

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  • #1088692

    Hey Guys, I’m fully embracing my new found obsession with blogging (what have I been doing with my life??!) and in trying to achieve my goal of world domination I was wondering how I can get one of my posts ‘freshly pressed’??! I blog weekly and try to be quirky, creative and interesting (which is more difficult and tiring than it sounds!) and I’m particularly proud of my most recent ‘Hand Rendering v Computer Generated’ post…so erm, any chance that it can be propelled into international stardom??! I promise that when I’m rich and famous and appear on Oprah to mention ‘wordpress’ and how it transformed my life!! :)

    Anita

    The blog I need help with is anitabrowndesignstudio.wordpress.com.

    #1088831

    timethief
    Member

    The answer to your question is found here > http://en.support.wordpress.com/freshly-pressed/

    Please be aware that we aren’t allowed to post self promoting or discussion threads to these technical support forums. Please promote your blog in social networks https://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/forums-housekeeping?replies=1

    #1088866

    raincoaster
    Member

    Catch the eye of the people who edit Freshly Pressed out of the 35 million blogs here. Blogging weekly lowers your odds of being chosen substantially.

    #1088912

    Wow…35 million??!! Gulp! How does blogging regularly lower my odds?! That doesn’t make sense!!

    #1088913

    ‘weekly’ is not ‘regularly. Some do it daily or even hourly.

    #1088914

    And selection for FP is pretty much at random on the whim of the FP staff.

    #1088915

    Hourly??!! I can’t blog hourly!! I need to breathe and exist!! Aha…I need to befriend an easily influenced FP member of the team!! I’m on it, like yesterday…! ;)

    #1088927

    Hi, anitadesignstudio!

    If you’d like a little more insight into the criteria we use when selecting blogs for Freshly Pressed, you can check out: http://en.support.wordpress.com/freshly-pressed/

    Over on The Daily Post, we also take a closer look at particular featured posts and why we thought they were so awesome.

    The best advice we can give, though, is to blog because you love it, not to be Freshly Pressed, and to engage with the rest of the WordPress.com community – that will get your further along the road to having a vibrant readership.

    And no, you don’t need to blog hourly :)

    #1088931

    shoreacres
    Member

    Just a word – it isn’t absolutely necessary to post every day to be Freshly Pressed. I’ve been FP’d twice, and my schedule is every 6-7 days.

    Whatever your schedule, a good title, interesting and relevant content and an attractive format are far more important. I don’t know it for a fact, but I suspect spelling and grammar count, too. ;)

    #1088932

    Hey everyone!

    Thanks for your input and advice!

    Anita

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