Is your entry there?
Is it something that you are proud to be eliminated on? After all, every week is another chance to find new readers and the closer we get to the finale, the more of them tend to show up.
Much like contestants, some people just go "there's too many to read!!!" and don't show up until the numbers start going on, when they expect to see something amazing. Or at least a fascinating trainwreck. ;)
You have to assume that every time is going to be the first time someone reads you.
What are you telling them about who you are and why they should come back to read more?
What are you telling me (and each other) about where you are right now? At this moment? Where are you? *pokes you with a stick* Tell me! I've sent out ninjas and I want to make sure they are going to the right place!
Ninjas don't come cheap.