I frequently see posts where people link to Alexa and claim that Voat "popularity" is declining. I cannot comment each time someone makes this statement, so I will just post this screenshot of CloudFlare analytics report for Voat for last 30 days (taken a few minutes ago).
If you compare the above with another report I published 30 days ago, it should be pretty clear that Voat traffic is stable. Anyways, I know I owe you guys more information about the future of Voat and what you can do to keep Voat alive. We are working on this and should have something concrete soon. I personally don't wish for Voat to become too big and I also don't want Voat to become a huge corporation with greedy board directors who would do anything to increase their wealth. Ideally, Voat should be profitable just enough to pay for itself and support me and PuttItOut, but I would be happy if Voat users && || ads could cover the hosting bills so we don't have to.
Also, I personally don't really care about Voat popularity and I think this is pretty clear by now. Voat is a tool, a megaphone, and it is in your hands. Voat is not "the next cool thing" and it was never supposed to be that.