Why I run a website (and don’t ask for money)

“The only reason people value traffic is that it can convert to sales or ad revenue.”

Not entirely true. I run a website. It’s pure vanity. The reason it exists is to give me an outlet for a part of me that needs it. That’s why I spend too much time writing and paying models to stand in front of me while I pretend to know what I’m going with a camera.

It’s also why I keep an eye on traffic coming in, post stuff here, on Twitter and elsewhere and dick about with SEO. Seeing people arrive on the site, hang around for a minute or two while they do whatever it is people do, then maybe come back again gives me a bit of a buzz.

Yes, I am that shallow.

And occasionally, once in a while, someone sends me a message to say “thank you” or ask a question or suggest I take a look at their corner of the web. A connection is made and the world gets a little smaller.

So no, the only reason people value traffic isn’t so we can convert to sales. Sometimes it’s just so our egos get a stroke.

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About Razz

I'm a creative dominant type with a love of BDSM and fetishism. This blog is an outlet, so don't take anything you see or read too seriously.