Monday, July 7, 2008

Entrecard - Question - Why?

Entrecard - Question - Why? cartoon from www.weblogcartoons.com

Cartoon by Dave Walker. Find more cartoons you can freely re-use on your blog at We Blog Cartoons.

1. Why do some people drop on your blog but they do not have a Entrecard Widget on their blog?

2. Why do people put thier Entrecard Widget near the bottom of their page which requires a "hunt" for the Entrecard to make a drop>

3. I would love to hear your response! Thanks!

8 comments:

Toni said...

Mine is not on the bottom but you do have to scroll a couple of times to get to it. For me it was next open spot on my side bar when I signed up with Entrecard.

Cindi ~ Moomettesgram said...

I agree. I did several posts about this on both my blogs. Joint the "Drop On Top" movement.
Cindi @ Moomettesgram's Musings
http://moomettesmagnificents.com/blog/2008/07/01/bloggers-join-the-drop-on-top-entrecard-movement-to-increase-your-subscribers/

EZP said...

Answers to your questions:

1. When someone drop their EC card, their EC card will appeared in your drop list. Then when you return a visit, you found that their is no EC widget. This is probably they have removed the EC widget from the site, or the EC widget script does not worked properly on their site, or they were banned by EntreCard.

2. Half of EntreCarders will put the EC widget at the bottom of their page because EC is a free service and site owner reserved the top space for paid advertisement. Secondly, site owner, want visitor to scroll down so that you can stay longer.

BioTecK said...

I don't know why people choose to do that but I know that I have placed my entrecard at the top of my sidebar.. :)

SunEGrl said...

I've wondered the same things myself. I wish Entrecard would pull all of the accounts that do not have the widget and those that only post their own ads. It's very annoying and unfair to others.

Ellen said...

I, too, get very annoyed with the widget at the bottom or somewhere near the bottom and I have to scroll all the way down. When that happens I usually don't even bother to read it. Grrrrrr

sarahanne said...

I'm not sure why people put their widget at the bottom of their blog. But personally I like mine at the top. I figure if anyone likes what they see at first glance they will read more. If not I'll still get a drop!
For those that have their widgets at the bottom, I'll probably not advertize on their site. Entracard is free but it does take a lot of time to make it work. It basically trading ad spots. I don't want to have people to scroll all the way to the bottom of my page to see ads that other's have "paid" for with ec points.
But that's just how I feel anyway. My 2cents!

Trina B. said...

I think some people just don't know any better. I didn't at first. After being annoyed by "the hunt" on others sites, I moved mine up. Like my ygrandmother alaays says, "When you know better, you do better!"'