Trump ends blog after 29 days, infuriated by measly readership

Trump ends blog after 29 days, infuriated by measly readership. By Drew Harwell.

On its last day, the site received just 1,500 shares or comments on Facebook and Twitter — a staggering drop for someone whose every tweet once garnered hundreds of thousands of reactions. …

Trump’s entire website, including his blog, merchandise store and donation page, saw roughly 4 million visits in the week ending May 18 from desktop and mobile devices in the United States — roughly half of the week’s traffic for the right-wing websites Newsmax and the Gateway Pundit …

Social engagement across the Web with Trump’s blog — a measure of the likes, reactions, comments and shares on some of the biggest social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, Reddit and Pinterest — peaked at 159,000 interactions on its first day, according to data from the social media analytics firm BuzzSumo.

That response rate was pitifully low by Trump standards. But even though Trump’s blogging rate actually increased in recent days, including 10 new posts last Tuesday, his blog never got anywhere near his first day’s interest level, averaging about 4,000 interactions a day

Didn’t get enough donations perhaps, eh?