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What does it mean to have pageviews?I know, I know, there are hundreds of these things on the topic of pageviews and why they don't matter, but what matters more than simply being told “it doesn't matter so stop caring” is some personal experience to go along with it. And besides, so long as there is even one person on dA looking jealously at someone else's pageview count, there aren't enough of these articles.What does it mean to have pageviews? by Tsaalyo
So, firstly, what is a pageview? Basic question, I know, but just go with it. A pageview means that someone somewhere clicked onto your front page. Not to a specific picture, mind you, just to your front page. If you check your stats, you'll see “pageviews” and “views” in different categories. Views are someone looking at your art or a journal entry or at something somewhere on your account, while a pageview is specific to your front page.
Now, me, I'm primarily a fanartist. We're accused of getting pageviews and general popularity a lot quicker and with a lot less talent than p
The Universe is not Out to Steal Your ArtNote: this is NOT a shot against people who autograph their work in an undistracting manner. Putting your name somewhere in there, or having a little symbol like my TP thing, is perfectly fine.The Universe is not Out to Steal Your Art by Tsaalyo
I've been part of the DeviantArt community for three years now, and in that time I've met a lot of - I'm not gonna sugarcoat it - jerks. You're probably thinking "somebody said mean things about his art." Nope, that's not what this is about. This rant goes out to all you people who absolutely DEMAND that they get asked for their work to be used by every single person who uses it, in every single instance, for any possible reason, ever.
Get over yourselves.
I wasn't going to say anything, but then I was browsing a DA page owned by s/he who will remain nameless, and I found a link to <a href=”http://www.geocities.jp/onlinefanartsprotection_2006/”>this page in a fairly decent sized banner centered across the top of his/her journal. The banner was simple: "UNAUTHORIZED USE OF ANY OF
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