#FF Feature & Follow Time – Get Your Hop On! – April 22, 2016

 

Feature and Follow hosted by Alison Can Read and Parajunkee

 

 

It’s time for Feature & Follow Friday, a fun way to discover new sites. Please feel free to follow me via WordPress, Bloglovin’ or email subscription. All subscription links are located in my sidebar.

 

HOW DOES THE #FF WORK?

The goal is to increase blog followers, make friends and have something to post.

You create your own post using the post prompt.

You leave your link and thumbnail in the linky list that links back to your post prompt.

Once you have your post up and linked, visit other posts and tell them hi. The point is to FOLLOW them not just comment.

If you see a post that just hit it to the moon, or just want to show appreciation to a fellow blogger friend, like their name on the linky list to show some appreciation.

The person with the most likes gets chosen as the next Feature (you can be chosen every 90 days unless we are in need of features).

It is required that if you participate that you have to follow the FEATURE. It is a big no-no to participate and ignore the feature. They are the special snowflake in this little blizzard.

As a participant it is up to your discretion on how you want people to follow. Please post RSS, GFC etc if you have a follow of choice.

 

Specific RULES

Put your Blog name & URL in the Linky thing located on both Alison Can Read and Parajunkee.

Grab the button up there and place it in a post, this post is for people to find a place to say “hi” in your comments and that they are now following you.

Follow Follow Follow as many as you can, as many as you want, or just follow a few. The whole point is to make new friends and find new blogs. Also, don’t just follow, comment and say hi. Another blogger might not know you are a new follower if you don’t say “HI”.

If someone comments and says they are following you, be a dear and follow back. Spread the Love…and the followers.

 

THE WEEKLY FEATURE:

 

This Weeks Question

What’s your criteria of a misbehaving author/reviewer?

For a misbehaving reviewer, you can check out my last discussion post here. As for a misbehaving author, it would be someone who is lacking common courtesy. I’ll get review requests that you can tell are copied and pasted, and no thought has gone into them. My name is not used and they will say “If you can’t review, just post a blurb telling people to buy the book.” I am not going to post anything if I receive that. But I have posted a blurb when someone was nice, communicated with me, followed me on social media and was engaging. I may not have read their book, but I feel comfortable suggesting it to my readers. The other thing is when an author does not like a review and they call you out on social media. If they don’t love the review, email the reviewer, ask questions and remember it is one person’s opinion. I was called out once publicly on a four star review as the author did not like one sentence. All that did was make me sure I would never read another of their books. So authors – be engaging and just be nice.

 

If you’re new to the follow Friday hop, comment and let me know, so I can stop by and check out your blog.

 

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,375 other subscribers

Posted April 21, 2016 by Laura in Feature Follow / 1 Comment


One response to “#FF Feature & Follow Time – Get Your Hop On! – April 22, 2016

  1. Wow! That comment on your receiving ARCs was simply vicious. All I can say is that the person is someone jealous and malicious and the only thing to do is ignore them. You are quite entitled to ask for as many ARCs as you want and it is up to the publisher to decide who gets them. You do not have to justify yourself to anyone!
    Have a good weekend :0)
    Lauren recently posted…Feature & Follow (3)My Profile