If a good piece fails to engage an audience — or even find one in the first place — give it a shrug and consider it a cost of doing business. Scalability is the Internet’s secret superpower — it’s what allows a piece you spent 30 minutes wri…
I really appreciated this article. Especially the thought of articles written for the few. I have a few out there under 5 views, but you know what- they are also 100% read percentage. I take comfort in the idea that while the title is too obscure to appeal to many, that those who were willing to read it liked it.
Writing comes with a fear of putting yourself out there, only for no one to care, and it is easy to be tempted to give up on days when the views are low. But I keep writing, for the hopes of the next one doing better.
Thanks for a healthy kick of optimism from your failures. :)