Has it become a habit for you to check your stats every few hours? And is it really beneficial to check it so frequently? Does it motivate you or discourage you?
Since I started getting some traction on Medium and earned my first dollar for my writing, I begin to become mildly obsessed with checking my stats daily, sometimes every few hours especially after I’ve had a new post published to a publication.
I become discouraged when articles that I took hours to write gets minimal views, and I question my writing ability. It makes me wonder if it was the title or the topic itself is of a non high-interest category. On the other hand, it drives me to push out more content to understand what topic meets the current demand from readers, and hopefully get more revenue.
How often do you check your stats?