I know you are thinking, "A post about nothing, huh. How is this one going to be different from every other post about nothing?" Sure, I like to do stream of consciousness posts from time to time and I have been going through a phase of blogging excessively about deodorant but I promise you that I am going to take "nothing" to new highs! Or new lows. It's unclear what I'm striving for here. Basically, this is a post about blog-related things.
Let's pretend that we are all in this blogging thing together and you are my Board of Directors except that you don't have a boardroom or have fancy suits and you don't get to make any decisions. Maybe I don't understand Boards of Directors.
Okay...let's pretend that you read my blog and like my words and come back time and time again even though you have to occasionally sift through posts like this. What does that make you? Um...maybe gluttons for punishment. So maybe you are my Board of Gluttons!
I digress to tell you that I just choked on a piece of ice and spewed ice water all over my shirt and nearly died because I am all alone because there was no one here to pat me on the back and/or call 911. I'm glad I didn't die for many reasons, not least of which is the fact that I'm not wearing a bra and I spit ice water all over my shirt so whoever found my body would think I died by wet t-shirt contest.
Where was I? Oh yes...more about nothing.
So, I tweaked a few things on the blog because I just went to a blogging conference and was inspired to figure out a few things that I've seen on other blogs and envied.
1. At the end of each post, you will now see buttons to share posts by various social media outlets. I don't know what many of them are but you might be smart and fancy in ways that I am not (like maybe you can swallow water without it being a near death experience) and can make use of some of them.
2. I love blog comments. Every. Single. One. I love them partly because I love to watch people connect but I also love them because they enrich the blog post itself. Sometimes a mediocre post is made stellar by the conversation that takes place in the comments section. I often wonder if people come back and read the comments, however. So, not I have installed the plug in that allows you to choose to be notified of follow-up comments. That way you can keep on laughing.
3. I made the blog mobile-friendly. I spend a lot of time on my phone and will sometimes pull up my blog if there is a new comment and I hated reading it on my phone as it was. So, I give you the gift of a mobile Up Popped A Fox which is really a selfish gift. I am generous beyond measure!
4. Last but not least, I finally made a Facebook Fan Page for the blog. Deborah had suggested it awhile back when she did hers but I did nothing and then I recently got an e-mail requesting my blog stats, twitter followers and Facebook fans and having to enter 0 in that box made me feel like Charlie Brown with a bag full of rocks.
I would like it if you would like my page. Like it in the virtual Facebook sense of liking. Of course, I would like you to like it in the real world sense but I'm trying to set realistic goals for my little fan page.
I'm not sure what will happen on that page but so far I have posted things there that I haven't posted on Twitter. This exclusive material includes a single post about unicorn puppies and statistics. Yeah...maybe you shouldn't count on quality exclusive material.
That's it. That's all I have to say. See - a whole post about boring blog things except for that brief mention of boobs.
I promise you a real post soon because I'm sure I have more nothing to share.