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The last post influencers and influencing!

First, I promise this is my last post in the influencers series. I will start with a few rules by which I live person, not that anyone else has to do things my way, want to share the rules by which I operate. Some of these rules weren’t mine originally, some are.

  1. If you type great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Or wonderful……………….. to get to 20 characters, I won’t interact with you.
  2. If you copy and paste comments from one person to another or even one post to another, I will report those.
  3. If you post things that are unproven, or worse something that has been disproven time and time again I won’t read your posts.
  4. If you only post negative posts on Virily, I won’t read your posts.
  5. If you only post negative comments about Vrily on various forums, I won’t read your posts.

I’ve stopped reading a few other writers on Virily over the past few months. For the most part because of the last two rules. It is important that you present information about a site fairly.

That said the discussion overall has been incredibly interesting on the now five part series on influencers and Virily.

The previous posts are linked below.


The reality of the influencers for Virily appears to be (I am saying it appears because I have no way to measure) focused more on the community and connection than on the more traditional social media influencers. The more traditional needle movers in Social Media draw many more eyes than the Virily Influencers do, to be clear. Three of the first five guarantees you will be 20-40 more views if they read your post. Two of the top five bring roughly 15-25 more views when they read your post. The comment team won’t drive as many views, but more people are more likely to read and comment if one of the comment influencers is there.

Not the million-plus followers generated by traditional social media influencers.

This post is far more negative than I intended it to be. I would like to end with a more positive few of the state of Virily!

  1. Views are up from December 1 to Jan 1 (and into 2019) the average post I reviewed had 10 to 20 more views.
  2. For those of you that use the gallery template – load times are way down!
  3. CloudFlare? Did you say Cloudflare? Since October I’ve had four Cloudflare errors total. We were average more than five a day during the summer.
  4. There are a few new authors that have begun to psot regularly!
  • Question of

    Are dad jokes funny?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    did you know views appear to be up?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    does negative energy drive you crazy?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Its ok to be frustrated with the Dashboard issue, right?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    today is the first day I can impact myself

    • Yes
    • No


What do you think?

13 Points

Written by DocAndersen

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  1. Your points are valid, and need to be understood, for their great purpose. Positive feedback is important for all of us to thrive and move forward daily.

    • In the words of the three card Monty master, watch the hands. There are negative posts on many other forums that discuss or share Virily authors work or issues. Plus you have to consider the impact of those who are influencers complaining – it is 10 times more because they influence other people.

    • You’ve never been negative in the posts or comments I’ve read but I truly understand depression is a tough situation at best.

      You, at least for me, have always added great comments!



    Basically if you keep responding with spams, I’ll ignore your comments and then if too many times, I’ll use that report button. But so far, I’ve only used it once.

    Everyone will have their rules and what interests them. But I guess the general rules stays.

      • Lol, it’s fun! Looks at how everyone is having fun with that!! haha

        Anyway, thank you for the efforts and tolerance. Sometimes I don’t type with a filter in mind. Other times, the filter is broken … lol

        • I have worked very hard to build a filter. I also used to post without a filter. But I’ve been running online discussion boards for many years now. Snarky comments are fun for the writer, but impact everyone that reads them.

  3. Greatwonderfulsuperfinenicepiecesyouhavewritten! Eh, rarely do I have nothing at all to say!! I remember when I used to lock up my computer because my comments were too long. We’ve come a long way!

  4. Greatttttttttttttttt rules, I have to say ???. Again, it was very nice of you to write this series. Truly useful, interesting and entertaining.

    Frustrated with dashboard? I dunno what is worse: non-movement of Viril earnings or being in FB jail (this is how page owners term it whenever we are banned from sharing our post) because one shares positivity ???. One day I wrote them a long letter asking why they are chasing page owners who only share positivity for free and not running after those folks who post porns and spammed posts with porns in FB ???.

  5. Personally, I regret some less beautiful reality about the way we play here as you noted which then you affirm it as rules. I have no rules that limit what I will read or not because I try to understand various reasons and causes, but indeed, I prefer to read posts from those who like to interact because only in that way will we be better able to know each other and understand one each other, or discuss the contents of a post.

    • I agree and disagree with you. I agree, that is how I started out on the internet. Many years ago I ran a list called DTS-L on a listserv. Four different universities rated us one of the nicest education lists on the internet.

      I learned quickly the impact of negative posts. I have more than 15,000 members around the world and one horribly negative comment, or negative comments from perceived leaders took the entire list offline. Dark, nasty and hurtful things. There is no value in only negative things.

      I guess my rules come from being burned far too many times.