To the Lurker
Hey there. Yes you. Who are you? Who, who, who, who? I'd like to know.
Now and again, websites attempt to get some clue about the people that read their sites. Due to any number of visitor trackers, bloggers such as myself can tell somewhat about where you are and how you got to our sites... But it’s pretty vague stuff, really. And there are a number of reasons why we would like to know more...
Every website has its “lurkers.” Lurkers are known as readers of a website that choose to not comment. Some blogs announce a “Lurker Amnes1ty Day” or something to encourage readers to leave a comment – any comment, just to get a clue. Well, being that I’m just as curious as all those others, I want to know too.
Of course, it’s not enough for me to know that you are there. I want a bit more... But no real identifying info. Use a fake name, whatever...
No matter HOW you got here (RSS readers, Google Image search?), or why, or how often you come by – yes, even if this is your first visit, I encourage you to leave a comment. please, Please, PLEASE leave a comment. I’d like to know these things:
1. Where are you? ... State / Province and town...
2. Who are you? Gender, Age,
3. How often you stop by here?
That’s it. Only give as much info as you are comfortable. And feel free to use this opportunity to express thoughts on the site – like it, hate it, what we are missing, whatever. Ok but please hit comments, and say something. Yes – even you! The guy ducking off right now hitting his back button! I mean you too!