Using Gravatar to build traffic

Excellent advice from pedantry on how to link your blog to your gravatar

Wibble

Gravatar logoThis short wibblette is intended for newcomers to WordPress; my aim is to show you how to set up Gravatar to help you build traffic to your site.

First of all: what is ‘Gravatar’?

A Gravatar image This is what my Gravatar looks like

An ‘avatar’ is an image that represents you online — a little picture that appears next to your name when you interact with websites.

A ‘Gravatar’ is a Globally Recognized Avatar. You upload it and create your profile just once, and then when you participate in any Gravatar-enabled site, your Gravatar image will automatically follow you there. Gravatar is a free service which is automatically included in every WordPress.com account.

Why should I care?

When you visit a site and ‘like’ an article, or leave a comment, your Gravatar remains behind on the page. Other visitors can click on it to find out about you… and…

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4 comments on “Using Gravatar to build traffic”
  1. pendantry says:

    Very many thanks for reblogging this. I’ve been trying to figure out how to contact folks about it (I see a great many Gravatars that don’t have links to their owners’ websites)… your reblog will reach people I can’t 🙂

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    1. Karen says:

      No worries, thanks for letting me know about it. Hopefully I did it right! 😁

      Liked by 1 person

      1. pendantry says:

        No need to hope: yes, you did it right 🙂

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      2. Karen says:

        Yay! It was easy, dare I say fool proof?!

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