Comments are the lifeblood of any truly successful blog. They keep the discussion going well after the blog entry has ended. And they signal to new visitors that other people find the blog interesting and worthwhile. If you want to ensure that your blog becomes successful, retains visitors, and encourages visitors to stay longer and […]
What NOT to Do in Blog Commenting
“1 New Comment.” That line is one of the most exciting things a blogger can read and can make his day. It shows that someone out there is actually reading his blog, and taking some time off to comment on his article. It is like a gold star on the workbook of a preschooler, applause […]
8 Steps to Boost Audience Engagement – The Social and Engaging Blog
Do you ever wonder why some blogs are widely successful, attract a massive following, and magnetize reader comments, while other blogs resound in the sound of their own silence? I’ve been on a personal quest to understand the secrets of successful bloggers, because, face it, the more traffic your blog gets, the more influence you […]
What Kind Of Comment Spammer Are You ?
We all encounter a lot of troubles in our daily schedule of blogging and one of the most amusing thing is to observe how desperate people behave when it comes to comment spam and link building ! Lets have a look at how many types of people or should I say spammers we can expect to see.
How to Prevent the Heinous Crime of Drive By Commentary
I have noticed a blogging crime that disgusts me: Comment Drive-By’s. “Great post!!” “Nice Blog!!!” “I Like It!!!!” Comment Drive-By’s add zero value to a post. Your blog is your cyber real-estate. A CDB is like a cyber-squatter doing their “business” on your blog. Here’s how to prevent the act of Comment Drive-By’s. Set An […]
That Guy is The Top Commentator in His Own Blog, Duh!
Nowadays, Most of the blogs are converting from No-follow to Do-follow and yes, most of them have a “Top Commentators” widget in them. It recently came to pass that on my own blog, the top commentators widget was showing my name on the top – My admin somehow later managed to remove my name from […]