Well, I'm really moving up in the world! Recently I became part of The Truth Laid Bear's Ecosystem, a site that ranks participating websites according to how many others sites are linking to it. I'm still not sure I understand it all, but BloggingPoet Billy Jones has a very helpful article that explains all about it at his site.
Since joining the Ecosystem just a few weeks ago, I've rapidly progressed from an Insignificant Microbe to a Crunchy Crustacean to a Flappy Bird, and right now, I'm an Adorable Rodent! Don't you just want to kiss me? Click here if you want to see My Ecosystem Details.
Well I don't believe in evolution, but I do get a kick out of the funny names given to various rankings within the Ecosystem. Starting from the bottom up, there's:
As BloggingPoet points out, participating in the Ecosystem doesn't necessarily increase traffic to your site, but it can give you a sense of how much your site is being visited, in comparison with others. I'm encouraged by my speedy "evolutionary progress", though I don't plan on taking it too seriously, as you can probably tell. But I'm happy to find more people visiting my site, and this will give me a handy tool to continue to monitor how I'm doing in that regard.