Top Ten Blogging Pet Peeves

The Phil Factor

Picture credit: Picture credit: Hi. My name is Phil and I’m a blogger. (Everyone else in the “blogosphere” replies “Hi Phil!”) Yes, if I’m being painfully honest with myself, I’m a blogger. I’ve been a blogger for over nine years. I took to it like a fish to water. Just because I do it doesn’t mean that I love everything about it. Thank you toNerd in The Brainfor the idea for today’s Top Ten list. Go visit her. She has a great blog. Without further adieu, here are my Top Ten Peeves about blogging:

10. Blog Awards:Let’s get this one right out of the way now. It’s not an award if it requires you to do anything you normally wouldn’t, like turn around and give it to fifteen other people. There’s no other awards in life that require you to do work. “And the Oscar for Best Actress…

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10 responses to “Top Ten Blogging Pet Peeves

  1. As a few of the original commenters said, a flurry of successive ‘likes’ within a 2 minute period is my biggest annoyance. You know they can’t have read it and just want to make you ‘see’ them and pop along to their site. Although I have a new one from a few days ago that has happened once or twice: People who follow you (and have previously interacted with you) but now seem to have forgotten who you are and comment again as if it’s the first time you’ve met. Am I that forgettable?! (Maybe don’t answer that…)

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  2. Yes, yes, and more yes to all these things unless I’m guilty of any of them. In that case, whatever, you have no idea what you’re talking about.

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  3. I don’t like long blog posts either! I try to keep mine under 500-600 words if at all possible. I like photos and videos too.

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  4. I could have written this Phil. I agree with all 10 of your points. I would add people who put two spaces between sentences, don’t check grammar (grammarly is free), and don’t use an Oxford comma. If the layout is goofy with grammatical errors it distracts me from the content so much I miss the whole package.

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  5. A @ Inner Ramblings Boulevard

    Funny because it’s all true.

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