I posted the first car story here on August 18, 2010. The weekly car show calendar that went up on Tuesday marks the 400th story here on http://www.hovermotorco.com/. I can hardly believe that I can come up with one 400-word story sometimes, not much less 400 different stories!
The second milestone is that this week we surpassed 500,000 pageviews. OK, so it’s not Facebook type numbers. But still, to think that people have clicked on things here more than a half-million times is fascinating to me.
But it also means that we have some very loyal followers, because even 57,975 people need to be making return visits to come up with 500,000 pageviews. We have lookers from all fifty states, and in fact, all over the world, but the majority of them are understandably from Kansas and Missouri. It’s no wonder that so many people are stopping to say “hi” when we’re out at car shows lately.
To the chagrin of my wife, I’ve subjected her and my son to all of these events without ever getting paid. I’ve tried line ads and things like that, and although they do generate a little revenue, I hate the way they look, so I always just take them out. I pay for the domain name, my online photo storage, of course gas to get to all of these things (not that I wouldn’t be going anyway), and I’m on my third nice digital point-and-shoot. Heck, the ad links I have on here so far are just people and places I like.
Finally, if you enjoy reading things here, I will gladly accept Paypal donations. Definitely don’t feel obligated by any means, but if you think whatever you get on here is worth a few bucks to you, the option is there. If you have a Paypal account, you can do it through the button below.
EDIT: Since I ran this story, I am very proud to announce that Dale Wilch's Man Cave is my first paying sponsor! I am extremely happy to have them on-board, and I hope you take the time to click on their link and check out all the great car stuff that the Man Cave has for sale!