One Year Later. 200,000 readers and counting!


We hit 200,000 readers!

Archer predicted this.

We can’t begin to explain just how awed and humbled we are that 400,000 little eyes have perused our meager blog. Thank you.

Further, it’s our 1 year anniversary this month.

Oh yeah. 12 whole months of constant blogs from your favorite crew of penmen.

Now, we have 2 reasons to throw an e-party. To kick this off, we’re going to do our first ‘Crew Post’ where each of the crew members will donate their 2 cents on how and why they got here.

But before they do, we would all like to take a synchronized bow and unified hat doff to all the readers. You guys are this blog’s heartbeat.

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100,000 Reasons

One man Million Men

I was recently chatting with an American-based Kenyan blogger about Kenyan/East African blogs in general. He said something that I always thought to be painfully true.

The reason why a lot of blogs don’t thrive in this region is because people don’t know how to work together, they don’t have a common vision. They usually have a funny story, an interesting narrative, a moment of clarity and then Writers Block and a failed comeback. And although readers don’t want that, they have very little choice and hence very little loyalty.

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