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Saturday, April 25, 2009

Follow for Sunday Scribblings


Sunday Scribblings asks: Tell us your take on 'follow.'




Follow. I do. I am. To stay home and learn what others are doing, thinking and saying is a daily pleasure. Blogger follow works well in Google Reader and Twitter, which I initially joined to make sure I 'saved' my name, is a minute by minute surprise. It's turned into a great source of information and blog updates that I might otherwise miss. Facebook - I joined to follow updates for an anthology but haven't used it for anything else.

A lot of people use followings to promote or market but this is my first attempt ~~ Monday, if I can figure the technical part, I'll put a sticky post on Blogger and send a daily Tweet asking a vote for Sofia #190 who's in the top 20 contestants for the Baby Idol Contest presented by Spokane Radio KZZU 92.9.

It will be interesting to see if following can actually have a serious use. :)

Oh, what fun it all is!

The digital photo of Sofia #190 was snapped by her mother and forwarded to me by her grandma. I'm smitten and hope to follow her for a long time!

~~~♥~~~♥~~~♥~~~

16 comments:

Linda Jacobs said...

Oh, she is such a doll!

Yes, I've replaced one addiction with another. Blogging is so much more fun, though!

I'm going to have to look into that Google reader thing and rss feeds, etc.

I have a Twitter account but have never used it. I guess I just don't get it. But should probably give it another try.

anthonynorth said...

Ah, following is such a fundamental thing on the net. We're all following every one else. Who's doing the leading?

Poetic Shutterbug said...

What a cutie. Yes we are all followers yet we are also leaders with our own blogs :)

Fantasies of a Lifetime said...

aww , she is so adorable :D. .I just start following google the instant I switch on the internet :D

Jeeves said...

She is so adorable.

latree said...

beautiful...

i also find that blogging is much more fun than facebooking.

i follow beind my kids

Rinkly Rimes said...

This comment is for all three that I've just read. I've enjoyed them all. Thank you.

LadyGarfield said...

lovely picture here. so adorable and she puts an instant smile on your face. about the following, its so much more easier to follow than to lead.

Devil Mood said...

Aw :)
Following and followers sure bring a bunch of possibilities.

danni said...

beautiful unwritten slate that sweet innocent face - i hope good fortune follows her all of her days --- good luck with your project on monday!!!

Cynthia E. Bagley said...

Hi tumblewords...
Nice to see your writings
Cyn

Sweet Talking Guy.. said...

Yeah, difficult to get my head round all this following stuff - you just seem to figure something out and then you're bombarded with loads more information - I never thought of following your blog, because I come here about three times a week anyway, but I have noticed in the past that I've missed some of your good posts, so here goes, I'm sticking myself up as a follower, I guess you can always delete me if you don't like my face! -Andy

Alone on the Isle said...

I am bad about following things I love, but am trying to do better, maybe I will follow your strategy.

And Sofia is adorable.

Marguerite said...

What an adorable face!!! Following what others are saying is a daily pleasure for me, also. In fact, sometimes I spend a lot more time than I should...oh, well.

I must check into Google reader and learn more about Twitter.

Enjoyable post, as always!

BlueMist said...

she is just so adorable. cute.
yeah we all follow. mostly our moms. :)

Q said...

I do facebook and twitter but I love my blog! I love visiting blogs and getting to know people from all over the world.
I think the blog is nice for art and photographs!
I enjoy reading your poetry.
She is a darling! I also would be smitten.
Sherry