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  • ARI HERZOG  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2011
    [Comments] Thank You to 1,183 Commentators in 2011
    Who could have predicted that 1,183 distinct names wrote comments here over the past 12 months? Many names belong to the same person, such as writing “John” on some comments and “John Smith” on others, but each name represents a person who was voluntarily inspired to take moments out of their day and share thoughts. [.] If you are inspired to add a comment with your thoughts, please visit Thank You to 1,183 Commentators in 2011 in your browser. Related articles you may enjoy: Top 70 Commentators in January 2010. Thank you for reading!
  • ACIDLABS  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 2009
    [Comments] Four rules for great blog comments
    Four rules for great blog comments August 17, 2009 in posts During Twitter’s # blogchat today, Mack Collier dropped the following idea in: There’s a good post for someone, a post on what IS a good comment & where the ‘spam’ line is & how to cross it in comments #blogchat Given I’m the sort that keeps this sort of idea floating around in my head for just such an occasion, I offered to take up the task. comment on blogs all over the Web, and I try to follow these simple rules. Collaboration. Community. It’s karma, baby!
  • DAVE FLEET  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011
    [Comments] Facebook Commenting Platform: Pros and Cons For Businesses
    Facebook has announced a new version of its Comments Box plugin – its social plugin that enables Facebook-connected commenting on a website. Facebook’s Comment Box plugin. Among the features Facebook has revealed: Social relevance – the new plugin uses what Facebook calls “social signals&# to prioritize comments on posts. Comments from people in your social graph, highly-liked comments and active threads rise to the top; those flagged as spam fall to the bottom. Comments then stay sync’d between the two sites.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2012
    [Comments] How Commentluv Premium Promotes Your Blog
    Every blogger wants people to visit, read, and comment. Commenting has a stigma of being hard. While it’s easy for you to comment, studies show you would rather tweet a link to the article or share it on your Facebook profile than taking time out of your day to type in a name, email address, website, and whatever words inspired you to leave that comment. But commenting can be very rewarding — especially if the blogger provides ways for other readers to interact with you. How to Enhance Your Blog Comment: Focus on KeywordLuv and CommentLuv.
  • KIKOLANI  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2011
    [Comments] 10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments
    PageRank 5, Alexa rank about 15K and constantly dropping (in case you are not familiar with how Alexa rank works, the lower the number, the better), a wealth of comments on every post. Yes, her readers come back over and over because of the exceptional content Kristi provides, but also because she rewards those who take their time to read her posts and leave their thoughts in comments with Dofollow , CommentLuv , and KeywordLuv enabled links back to their blogs. And blog commenting is still one of the easiest ways to get backlinks. How does that play out in comments?
  • KIKOLANI  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2011
    [Comments] CommentLuv 2.9 – Guide for Blog Owners & Commenters
    This guide will cover what is new for both blog owners and blog commenters alike as well as how to install and configure this plugin on your WordPress blog. CommentLuv is a plugin that allows commenters to leave a link to their latest post behind with their comment. For example, Extreme John left behind this comment and CommentLuv link on yesterday’s guest post. Installing CommentLuv on your blog will allow commenters to leave behind a link to their latest blog post with their comment. Benefits for Blog Commenters. for Commenters.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2010
    [Comments] Mining for Gold in Blog Comments
    Home About Me Charities 12for12k Kiva Work With Me About This Blog Disclosure Comment Policy Headway Archives Contact Me Great Blogs Mining for Gold in Blog Comments August 2, 2010 26 voices share yours! The first was The Art of Blog Commenting by Arik Hanson , and the other was The Time for Location-Based Marketing is Now by Gini Dietrich. Two different blog posts – Arik’s (as the title suggests) is about blog comments, while Gini’s is about platforms like Foursquare and Gowalla and acts as a rebuttal to a recent Forrester report. All of the above?
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2010
    [Comments] Every Once in Awhile, Blog Like Instant Oatmeal
    Not get any comments (after all, you've already said it all). Tags: Blog Coach Blog Comments Writing A lot of folks are blogging to position themselves or prove their prowess in their niche or market. trap many fall in it is trying to write it all in one post.  Leave some (s)talk for others. If you try to be that everything-I-know-about-this-subject in one post writer, you'll. Lack page depth on the topic (after all, you've already said it all). Come across as a know-it-all (after all.). But beware of too much touch.   Easy to read, easy to digest, easy to share. by Dave Taylor.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012
    [Comments] Your Right to Comment Here
    You can say it in the comment section below or you can say it on your own blog. You can visit an internet newspaper and comment there too. wrote on my civic blog that residents have the right to write comments using whatever names they felt most comfortable, and that it is our choice to read and respond to their pseudonymity , regardless of the vitriol therein. On this blog, you are welcome to write a comment using any name you choose. Beyond your name, write whatever sentences you want in your comment. Recent comments Recent comments.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011
    [Comments] Why Blog Lurking is Not Bad
    The BlogHer community manager, a self-confessed lurker, admires people who may be you who prefer to read and lurk than read and comment. In a comment about lurking, she writes : I know the word “lurk&# and thus being a “lurker&# sounds bad but really, it’s not bad at all. If lurking makes you more comfortable than commenting, please be comfortable. Related posts: Commenter or Lurker: Which Blog Participant Are You? Introducing a 5-Part Series on Enhancing Blog Comments. Boost Corporate Branding and Add That Blog Comment. love lurkers!
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012
    [Comments] One Reason Your Posts Aren’t Getting Any Comments
    And it’s the one reason why many blogs fail to get comments. These windows into people’s heart immediately prompt a comment. If not, then you will struggle to get comments. People can’t comment because they don’t know what to comment about. More Blog Promotion Tips Image by wishymom. few weeks ago, I attended a picnic with my Sunday School class. After burgers, hotdogs and Faygo, we gathered around a campfire to start the millenia-old ritual of getting to know one another. Campfires have a strange power. Within minutes the campfire starts to work its magic.
  • CREATIVE RAMBLINGS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2012
    [Comments] 5 ways to promote your blog by commenting on others
    5 ways to promote your blog by commenting on others was written by Cendrine Marrouat for her social media blog, Creative Ramblings. Do you have favorite blogs? If so, you are probably subscribed to them, and read their articles regularly. But what happens after you are done reading? Do you share the articles you like on social networks? And / or, do you add your two cents to the conversation? If not, you should start doing it [.] If you like this post, you will probably enjoy her latest eBook, The Little Big eBook on Blogging: 40 Traffic Generation Tips , available on Amazon!
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011
    [Comments] The Liberation Of Comments And The New Storytelling
    People leaving comments on a Blog has changed. The primary reason that people leave a comment on a Blog is to add their perspective. Many will point to comments as the key differentiator between what is a Blog and what would otherwise be known as an article. The question is this: is a Blog post any less valuable if the comments don't take place on the Blog post but happen anywhere and everywhere in the online sphere? There's no question that they could have pushed this even further by adding a "Comment On Facebook " call to action as well. It's easy.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2011
    [Comments] A Blog Commenting Strategy
    The next source of blog traffic is blog commenting. Blog commenting is so easy, even leaving a sentence can supply you with an excellent 50 unique visitors. What are the steps for driving traffic through commenting on other blogs? Before commenting, you need to know exactly where to comment. If your blog’s about dog training and you comment on Web Designers Ledger, you should know the amount of traffic will be little and the SEO gain may be zero. The most important thing in blog commenting is the blog you comment on. Why and how?
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2009
    [Comments] Layered communications will change online communities
    Video and voice in online communities  - 2008 saw an increase in the number of sites that accept comments using video or voice as well as chat. Tags: Charlie Osmond community conversations layered communications online communities predicitons research communities social networks video commenting video comments Time for a prediction: layered communications - a mixing of text, speech and video - will become a key issue for online communities in 2010 and beyond. . podcast from SXSW: Strong Gaming Communities, text or speech. The mixing can be synchronous (i.e. Any ideas?
  • GRANDMA MARY SHOW  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2009
    [Comments] How and Why to Comment on Blogs
    Home Consulting Products and Workshops Boulder Social Media Training How To Use Twitter To Grow Your Business How to Use Facebook to Grow Your Business Sink or Swim Webinar Facebook Tutorial Twitter Tutorial About Grandma Mary Contact me Subscribe How and Why to Comment on Blogs December 30, 2009 If you have never commented on a blog before, now is your time! Stop lurking around and post a comment! Commenting on blog posts is a great way to enter in the community.  Plus you are connecting with the blogger – bloggers love comments.  But that’s ok. 
  • QUICK ONLINE TIPS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012
    [Comments] State of Comment Spam: 3 Million Comments Blocked!
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
    [Comments] Get More Comments: Use Energy to Spark Reader Response
    The reason why most bloggers don’t get many comments is they fail the “Sloth Test.” If you read posts that get hundreds of comments, the conclusions are so passionate, so full of energy that you can’t help feeling a little bit charged up after reading it. To get lots of comments, you have to electrify your readers, and that, of course, requires you to be electrified yourself. Do those things, and you won’t just get more comments. Get More Comments: Use Energy to Spark Reader Response. Your job as a writer is to get them to move.
  • QUICK ONLINE TIPS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2012
    [Comments] Google+ Has 500 Comments Limit!
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011
    [Comments] The Power Of Comments
    It's not easy to create a platform that truly engenders comments. Getting those same people to actually create any form of content for you (like a comment) is even tougher. Whatever the case may be, when someone does take the time to comment, it really does speak to the power of the content because human beings have been trained for decades to consume content. Not all comments are created equal. For some reason, the majority of comments found on newspaper websites and on YouTube are brutal. blog comment. comment. There's a trend happening online.
  • KIKOLANI  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2012
    [Comments] How to React to Comments for Your Reputation Management
    You’ve been following the conversation about your brand using one of the many monitoring tools available to help you manage and monitor your online reputation and now it has caught wind of a few negative comments or posts about you or your company. No one likes to discover negative comments and reviews but many times it is the price of doing business. You should work on establishing which comments you will respond to on Facebook, Twitter, and other channels but be consistent with equal treatment of all posters. 10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments.
  • QUICK ONLINE TIPS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013
    [Comments] How to Moderate WordPress Comments Very Quickly
    'Did you know you can moderate WordPress comments quickly with WordPress Shortcuts and enabling selected WordPress options. have been moderating the millions of spam and not spam comments the usual way by clicking the link choices at the bottom. Read full original article at How to Moderate WordPress Comments Very Quickly ©2013 QuickOnlineTips. All Rights Reserved. Blogging WordPress
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2011
    [Comments] All You Need To Know About Your Facebook Reach [Study]
    For this purpose, today I have written about a research by EdgeRank Checker where they examined a random sample of 5,500+ Facebook Pages, to understand engagement rates through different activities on Facebook – Like, Share, Comment. Likes, Shares and Comments: To make your Facebook page more effective, recent EdgeRank Checker research shows that you have to go beyond just posting content. Content needs to generate engagement from fans like comments, likes and shares. Avg Clicks Per Comment: 14.678. Tweet. Each post on Facebook roughly reaches about 2.5%
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011
    [Comments] Every comment counts
    Every tweet, Facebook update and comment posted online is a form of communication. Whether that comment is on a blog post, news article, YouTube video or Flickr photo, it counts. So my question is this: Why isn’t this content being held to the same high standard and given the same level of thought as traditional [.]. Community Building Public Relations digital communications PR public relations social media social-communications
  • KIKOLANI  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2012
    [Comments] How to Build Relationships and Grow Your Blog with Comments
    Bloggers obsess over traffic and comments. But you can help them get the conversation on their blog going, by leaving good comments. Just make sure your comments don’t come across as spam. The secret to good comments, is to add value to the conversation. Here’s how you can go about it: Read the post first (this might seem obvious, but many commenters don’t take the time to read the article and it often shows in their comments). Write a good comment that adds value. Is Closing Blog Comments a Good Idea? on it already.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2011
    [Comments] YouTube Comments
    How many sensible and well-reasoned comment threads have you seen on YouTube? wonder how many individuals, brands or companies are spending efforts on keeping up with YouTube comments, and if they do, how worthwhile those conversations are? Go ahead and think about it. I'll wait. Have your answer? Me too. The number you're looking for is ZERO. All too often the threads devolve into inane commentary, not to mention hateful or offensive language. There's a definite lack of civility going on there. could be wrong, though. What has your experience told you? Image courtesy of Indexed.
  • GET SOCIAL PR  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2013
    [Comments] Learn to Write Social Media Policy for Negative Comments
    TweetRecently a friend of mine posted a great question on Facebook about the act of a business deleting social media negative comments from its fan page. Here’s the question: Should businesses EVER delete negative comments about themselves on Facebook, or should they engage customer service issues in the public forum? How-To Opinion Applebee's Conversation Engage Customers Facebook Learn How To Write Learn To Write Media Comments Negative Negative Comments Protect Your Business Social MediaYou Read the Rest.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  MONDAY, JULY 25, 2011
    [Comments] Blog Commenting Guidelines
    Commenting is what makes a blog article a living and breathing document. When you make insightful, witty, or thought-provoking comments, you encourage a dialogue that adds value for the entire community of the blog – for today and into the future when new readers happen along. Our Blog Commenting Guidelines. Unlike some of the mega blogs, the comments here predominantly fit those guidelines. In putting these guidelines together, I read many blog commenting policies. Your Comments Reflect on You. The Best Commenting Strategies. Be Yourself.
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  MONDAY, JULY 12, 2010
    [Comments] Blog comment policy | Sherrilynne Starkie
  • KIKOLANI  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2012
    [Comments] How to Set Up Blog Comments as Goals in Google Analytics Using WordPress Hacks
    Absolutely – you can start with your comments! What You Can Learn from Setting Up Blog Comments as Goals. Here are a few things you can learn from setting up comment form submissions as goals in Google Analytics. Discover what referral sites are sending the most commenters. Learn the difference between commenters and regular traffic. On my blog, one interesting tidbit is the average time on site for regular visitors is 1:23 vs the average time on site for commenters is 10:31! good reason to encourage comments! The Basics of How it Works.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 18, 2010
    [Comments] Tips for Getting More Comments on Your Blog | Spin Sucks
    Arment Dietrich Overview Expertise Resources Gini Dietrich News Media Center Careers Contact Follow US Facebook Linkedin RSS Feed Twitter YouTube Share Categories Communication Social Media Advertising Entrepreneur SEO Marketing Marketplace COMMUNICATION / SOCIAL MEDIA / ADVERTISING / ENTREPRENEUR / SEO / MARKETING Jul 18 2010 Tips for Getting More Comments On Your Blog By Daniel Hindin | Email | Print | 36 Comments | Spin Sucks reader Kara Vanskike sent me an email recently saying: “ Our blog has been up and running for about a year and a half.  Comment on other blogs!
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, JULY 23, 2012
    [Comments] Why Livefyre is Here Again
    The comment system remained for three months. How to comment with Livefyre. Write your comment inside the box at the bottom of every post. Post your comment. You will initially see a “Post comment as” button. If you click Facebook, for instance, then your subsequent comments will have your name hyperlinked to your Facebook account. Future comments should allow you to merely “Post comment.” expect this social commenting system, including the tagging ability, will be a welcome sight. Blog News comments
  • KIKOLANI  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2009
    [Comments] Is Closing Blog Comments a Good Idea?
    Today, Ari at AriWriter wrote about closing or moderating blog comments in response to another blogger who is closing comments on posts after two weeks. Reasons I Keep Comments Open. While I can understand why closing comments on older posts is a good idea due to all of the heavy spamming that goes on (I have considered doing it myself from time to time) ultimately I think that commenting should stay open for the following reasons. Encouraging Comments. One major goal as a blogger is to receive comments on their posts. Handling Blog Comment Spam.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2012
    [Comments] Comment by Facebook or WordPress
    When presented the choice between two different commenting systems, which do you choose? The Facebook commenting system (alternatively by Yahoo, AOL, or Hotmail login) appears first. The WordPress commenting system appears below that. Please continue reading Comment by Facebook or WordPress and leave a comment if inspired. Recent comments Recent comments. Will one beat the other? Ari Herzog is currently seeking a full time position in social media. Connect on LinkedIn today. Discover more articles on new and emerging media. Musings
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2010
    [Comments] 10 Blog Commenting Strategies
    Jeff Korhan - New Media and Small Business Marketing Home About Me Working With Me Speaking Favorites Trends Subscribe « Personalize Your Small Business Marketing | Main | Facebook Tips for Better Engagement » June 28, 2010 10 Blog Commenting Strategies Here are 10 simple strategies that may help you to reach out and release your commenting genius.    Commenting doesn't get any easier than this!   Nothing makes us feel better than appreciative comments.   Here's the value-added: Comments are indexable social media objects. 
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2009
    [Comments] Why did you post that comment?
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Why did you post that comment? September 19, 2009 in comments , online communities | Tags: news comments , online news comments , story comments , terms of service This is the question I wanted to ask the woman who called asking me to remove a comment, actually several comments, she’d posted on a news story. The call comes first if the comment is particularly troublesome.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2011
    [Comments] Analyzing Blog Visits Since Livefyre Came
    More than two months since Livefyre launched on this blog and replaced the vanilla WordPress commenting system with a more social interface, metrics indicate the number of visitors has essentially remained the same — but the average time you spent on this blog has drastically decreased. Peruse through recent articles in the archive and observe a marked decrease in comments since July 25. Livefyre is to blame for less comments. Would uninstalling the commenting plugin directly cause an increase in the amount of time you spend here? Add a comment below.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
    [Comments] Disclosure and Ethics In PR
    Posting positive comments online about your clients without disclosure is, in fact, against the law. Negative Comments Social Media bell pottinger disclosure in PR ethics in PR jimmy wales tim ireland wikipediaFive years ago, Wikipedia would not allow PR people to edit or change anything on the site because they found too many of our peers were editing things to be company-friendly and full of controlled messages. So they banned us. You may use one account per person. You must allow the community to edit your work. Maintain a hands-off policy on controversial content.
  • ADAM SHERK  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2012
    [Comments] An Ode to Blog Comment Spam
    Ever notice how the most flattering blog comments are actually the spam comments? There are the simple, straightforward compliments: And it is hard to argue with this: A pat on the back is always nice too: But I like the longer, dare-I-say philosophical comments best: Bringing someone back from the precipice makes all this worthwhile. Finally, you have to admire the “it’s them not me” approach of this one: I have to say Akismet does a good job of catching spam comments like these. Is Using Facebook Comments Good for Publishers? Publishing
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 2013
    [Comments] Good manners cost nothing
    Each of these fellows left a comment correcting my English within seconds of my posting a Facebook update.  Emboldened by the remoteness of online communications, certain individuals are tempted to comment in ways they never would if the recipient was sitting beside them in the same room. Recently I was shocked by an extremely rude comment left on an article posted by a respected and very successful blogger. In response to the blogger’s advice to preview content before posting, this commenter wrote: “…How ironic, you should practice what you preach.
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2011
    [Comments] Comments As Content
    Drop a comment on a blog post or Facebook stat, respond to a tweet or perhaps add your opinion to a LinkedIn discussion. . In fact, sometimes comments can even be pulled into a blog post. My Comment. My Comment. Next time you drop a comment think. Tis a fact well known, that if you want to develop a presence in the social web you must join in on the conversations. The conversations that take place below the fold can be as interesting and informative as the original content. Call it repurposed content. Here are two examples. . LInkedIn Discussion. He agreed.
  • QUICK ONLINE TIPS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2013
    [Comments] How to Remove All Links in WordPress Comments
    'How can you remove spam links from your WordPress comments text? If you get thousands of spam comments everyday, even with anti-spam comment tools,  there is a chance that many spam comments were able to get posted and had malicious. Read full original article at How to Remove All Links in WordPress Comments ©2013 QuickOnlineTips. All Rights Reserved. Blogging SEO WordPress
  • ARI HERZOG  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2010
    [Comments] Why Anyone May Now Add Blog Comments
    It took two years for me to consider allowing non-spam blog comments to appear here, and not restrict comments to people with real names. Me : Blog comment question: If someone writes a NAME other than a real name, do you care? Me : Yes, if someone comments as “Blah blah company&# or as “someone&# but not a NAME. Jillian : But, generally, I’m fine with descriptive comment names. Me : Do you suggest I let “A Moroccan dude&# comment on my blog, then, and not require “Ibrahim?&#. To Moderate Blog Comments or Not.
  • QUICK ONLINE TIPS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013
    [Comments] How to Add Google+ Comments to Blogger Blogs
    'Now Blogger.com blogs can add Google+ Comments  and leverage the engagement and interactivity of Google+ to enhance their blog comments as well as their social networks. We We had mentioned how  Embedding Google+ Comments on Websites  will boost Google+ to new levels. look forward to embedding Google + comments on our blog as it would be fun to test the amazing engagement which Google+ offers. believe it will be better than Facebook comments , will be faster loading, and be easy to implement as Google+ scripts and badges are already there on every website.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2011
    [Comments] Why Livefyre Is The Best Blog Comment System Evah
    think Livefyre, the comment system that has been implemented on WUL for just under two months , is da bomb. I’m not one to get overly excited by blog comment systems, but this one has me blown away. in my opinion, than other comment systems that allow you to post your comments to, say, Facebook or Twitter? It’s the fact that you can do this while you’re commenting, and not after the fact. Like this (except that Joe Fernandez didn’t bite, in this case): Once my comment is posted. Short version. Image: elventear via Flickr, CC 2.0.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2010
    [Comments] How to Spot Bad Marketing Firms on Twitter
    Before you answer that, think about what happened when I googled the email address of an Essential SEO consultant who posted multiple spammy comments on my blog in recent days. Tags: Case Studies comments marketing Twitter Describing themselves as search engine optimization and web development specialists who possess “online brand and marketing expertise,&# it is curious that a British marketing company named Essential lacks basic Twitter familiarity. It seems she spammed other blogs too, per this blog post devoted to her and her company. Is Direct Marketing a Dying Breed?
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2012
    [Comments] Yelp Consumer Alerts Filters False Reviews
    Some just ask their customers to comment online about their experiences. Aside from the obvious, someone posting a review or comment about something they have not experienced, is a review posted by someone who has been given access to a computer while inside the business considered a fake? What if the business has just asked their customer base to comment? Review Sites Social Media comment Consumer Alerts digital Ed Thompson gaming Gartner internet online web word of mouth YelpToday’s guest post is by Allen Mireles. Some of them post reviews online. IMPORTANT!
  • OUTSPECTIVE  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2012
    [Comments] Top SEO Techniques: Blog Commenting
    One of the top SEO techniques and my favorite way to consistently guide traffic to my website and build my follower base on social media is through blog commenting. Blog commenting is a natural link building SEO technique as long as you are following SEO best practices. In fact over the past 8 months, 20% of my website referral traffic has come from comments that I have made on other blog posts. If you are wondering how to get people to visit your website, commenting on other industry blogs or blogs that your target audience frequents is a great place to start.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 2012
    [Comments] Why I Want You to De-Lurk Again
    On January 3, 2009, I challenged the shy and introverted to write comments. mused how many people would return to read more and write more comments. If you are inspired to add a comment with your thoughts, please visit Why I Want You to De-Lurk Again in your browser. Recent comments Hi,I'm Joey. Media commentsI asked you to de-lurk three years ago today. You did. Maybe you were in that crowd. wondered who would write and who would reply. waited [.] Thank you for reading! Ari Herzog is a new media explorer. Just stumbled here. About lurking, actually I try.
  • KIKOLANI  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2010
    [Comments] How Blog Commenting Has Made a Difference
    When I first started blogging, I was very into blog commenting. had to make a choice between continuing to comment on a lot of sites, or spend that time focusing on the content I put on my site. In mid-December, I was able to make time for blog commenting again. Commenting again has been a thoroughly enjoyable experience, and has proven very beneficial in the several ways. Blog commenting is a well known way of link building. But more important than the links you drop in the comments is the links you get from other bloggers in their posts. Captchas.
  • SOCIALIZED  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2009
    [Comments] Please Comment on WOMMA’s Ethics Code
    The Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA ) is seeking public comments on its Ethics Code until January 5. Please take a moment to review these disclosure guidelines at the Living Ethics blog and provide your comments. The comments section will remain open until January 5, 2010, and final guidelines will be issued shortly thereafter.&#. If you are involved with any business use of social media (which includes blogging), you should review the code and make suggestions. For some, the business ethics of social media present a quandary.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2010
    [Comments] The 10 Spin Sucks Posts You Liked Best
    Following are the top 10 Spin Sucks blog posts of 2010, based solely on the number of comments. Share Your Link Love with 131 comments begins the list, mostly because this is where you were able to recommend one blog to our readers. I’m the Smartest Person In the Room with 122 comments raised a lot of fun comments because of this whole, “I’m an expert&# mentality that happens online. It’s actually way more fun reading the comments on this one than the actual post (I love it when that happens!). So you get a half-brilliant post instead.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012
    [Comments] Gin and Topics: Triumph the Insult Dog and Cats Playing Patty Cake
    Mr. D sent this to me…it’s a very funny video about managing negative comments (cough, trolls, cough) online. Social Media Top 5 cats playing patty cake Conan O'Brien gin and topics jack mcbryer jordan knight marc girolimetti mister rogers Negative comments old navy triumph the insult dog weiner circle youtube advertising youtube commentsIs anyone a dog whisperer? Jack Bauer has decided, of late, between 4:05 and 4:08 is the appropriate time to get up every morning. And, let’s be real, 4 a.m. is early even for me. Is that too much to ask? Thank You Hater
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JULY 23, 2012
    [Comments] Comment Marketing 101
    Trying to understand the ways to get more traffic to your site, or even get some backlinks, you’ve probably stumbled across comment marketing. So what are the basic benefits of comment marketing, and what should you aim to get out of it on the long term? The benefits of comment marketing. Once you have a deep understanding of the benefits you can get from leaving comments on other blogs, you can learn the right approach to doing so. The only way to make this happen is to leave good, structured comments that add value to the discussion. Comment Marketing 101.
  • STAY N' ALIVE  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2011
    [Comments] Facebook Quietly Launching Friendfeed-like Live Commenting
    Instantly, with no refresh of the page, my News Feed was literally singing with new comments. It appears Facebook has taken its “Recent Items&# feed to a new level, introducing a very FriendFeed -like live commenting system, also similar to Facebook’s new Groups and Messages system. One of those features was live, real-time commenting, where the comments appeared before your eyes without having to refresh the Page. The conversation just naturally flows, making conversation much easier. No worries!
  • IMAGINE YOUR REALITY  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Comments] Why you should “like” comments on your Facebook page
    Whenever I get a comment on one of my Facebook business page posts, I like it. I’ve realized that one of the ways I can improve interaction on my business page and improve the value of a like is to like the comments that people write in response to my posts. By liking their comments I am acknowledging their effort and telling them I want more interaction. In other words, liking a comment doesn’t just signify approval, but actually can be a call for action, and create a reciprocal exchange. What’s the value for a business? Book Reviews. out of 5.
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2011
    [Comments] My thoughts on Facebook’s commenting system
    There’s been a lot of debate around Facebook’s new commenting system, particularly due to the fact it is currently being tested on Techcrunch. Matthew Ingram does a good job of summarising at GigaOm, although the heart of the debate seems to be in the comments section of Robert Scoble’s post (I pop up a couple of times in the comments!). There are various reasons for allowing a choice of commenting profile, whether or not that includes the facility for anonymity in an easy or more complicated manner – such as creating a fake Facebook account.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Comments] Why “No Comment” is the Worst Thing You Can Say
    Recall a few weeks back when Spin Sucks featured a post called “ How ‘No Comment’ Has Edelman in Trouble.&# That changed one day after one of the national radio hosts we advertise with made salacious comments live on-air. My first ‘No comment’ moment!” His advice to me: “NEVER, EVER SAY ‘NO COMMENT.’&#. It seems obvious after the fact, but “no comment&# is, in and of itself, a comment. “Blinds.com could not be reached for comment.&# began receiving hateful emails, demanding we revoke sponsorship.
  • CREATIVE RAMBLINGS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2012
    [Comments] How to redirect first-time commenters to a ‘Thank You’ page
    A couple of months ago, I left a comment on a blog I had never visited before. created a page inviting first-time commenters to subscribe to my [.] How to redirect first-time commenters to a ‘Thank You’ page was written by Cendrine Marrouat for her social media blog, Creative Ramblings. Upon pressing “Send”, I was redirected to a lovely “Thank You” page. found the idea really neat and decided to implement it right away on my blog. Blogging WordPress blogging tips thank you page
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2010
    [Comments] 8 Common Villains of Social Media - Infographic
    Tags: Blog Coach Blog Comments Social Media Social Networks
  • KIKOLANI  |  MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010
    [Comments] Valuable Commenters vs. Comment Spammers
    Comment spam. Even the typical blog reader who just stumbled upon an article for something they searched in Google has probably seen their fair share of comments from people by the name of Loan Modification that think that article is a “great post&# and would also like to drop in the fact that they offer incredible deals. Here are some different viewpoints of valuable comments and comment spam from blog owners to link builders. As a blog owner, I engage in a daily battle with comment spam. Do I ask for comment spam? Leave quality comments.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2010
    [Comments] My Comment Policy - Danny Brown
    Home About Me Charities 12for12k Kiva Work With Me About This Blog Disclosure Comment Policy Headway Archives Contact Me Great Blogs My Comment Policy September 2, 2010 25 voices share yours! Share 1 save One of the things I’ve been considering for a while is having an official comment policy. feel incredibly lucky to have you guys come here and share your views, because you always treat both me and your fellow commenters with respect when discussing something I’ve written. So why a comment policy? Aris comment is a good example of that.
  • JUGNOO  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2013
    [Comments] Facebook Social Graph Allows Post and Comment Searches
    'You will now be able to search for conversation topics within comments and posts, as well as status updates and photo captions. Facebook Social Graph Allows Post and Comment Searches originally appeared on Jugnoo Blog - Social Media is a Business: Social Media Presence Management under a Creative Commons license. The post Facebook Social Graph Allows Post and Comment Searches appeared first on Jugnoo Blog. You can also break it down to a certain time period or location. user can scan conversations about his or her favourite game or show, and join the conversation.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2010
    [Comments] How to Get Noticed with Smart Comments
    I used to comment on other blogs for the SEO benefit.  Although there is a push to offer SEO-Friendly backlinks (via CommentLuv ), Google is now giving less weight to comment links. That’s all right because I’ve been clued into the real reason to comment on blogs – getting noticed and making connections with influencers in your niche. No One Ignores Comments. read every single comment. If you leave a comment, it’s very, very likely that it will get read. But all comments are not created equal.  Blog authors live for these comments
  • QUICK ONLINE TIPS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2012
    [Comments] How to Stop Akismet from Auto-Deleting Comments
    Home > Blogging > Tutorials > WordPress Did you know that Akismet can auto-delete valid comments, which it considers as spam, and WordPress admins might never even get to review them in the spam comments queue! But I am sure that as an old time WordPress blogger you always thought that Akismet (the superpowerful WordPress anti-spam comment plugin) would send ALL spam comments to the spam comments queue, which would always give you a chance to moderate and choose valid comments to approve. Should you allow Akismet to auto delete comments?
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2011
    [Comments] Reviewing 30 Days of Livefyre Activity
    If visitors remained near-constant, what of comments? Disregarding the initial article that introduced the comment system, the subsequent 11 articles saw an average 8 comments. It is notable that frequent commentators prior to July 25 are no longer here — but that may also be due to my commenting on their blogs less. Questions develop every week about the commenting interface and kudos to support whiz Jenna Langer for her quick responses. Blog Commenters: Question For You. Blog News commentsJune 27: 516. July 4: 338. July 11: 430.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2012
    [Comments] How Commentluv Premium Promotes Your Blog
    Every blogger wants people to visit, read, and comment. Commenting has a stigma of being hard. While it’s easy for you to comment, [.] Please continue reading How Commentluv Premium Promotes Your Blog and leave a comment if inspired. How to Enhance Your Blog Comment: Focus on KeywordLuv and CommentLuv. Recent comments Superb post Ari! am a strong believer in comment luv. Media comments plugins WordpressPhoto by Edumigue. Visiting is the easy part. Type in a URL or click a link and voila. How KeywordLuv Promotes Your Blog.
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2010
    [Comments] LinkedIn: removing group comments | Sherrilynne Starkie
  • ADAM SHERK  |  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011
    [Comments] Is Using Facebook Comments Good for Publishers?
    There were some interesting posts over the weekend from Steve Cheney and Robert Scoble on whether utilizing Facebook Comments kills or in fact increases user authenticity within on-site commenting. TechCrunch also shared that comments are down but quality is up since implementing the system and they’re going to stick with it for the time being. It’s safe to say that most of the things that I read and comment on professionally are of little interest to my friends from high school, college, time spent overseas, etc. So is the system good for publishers? think it is.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 2011
    [Comments] Lather, Rinse, Repeat
    For the better part of a year, a black REPLY button has existed underneath every comment. It is also clear that when someone (me, a guest author, anyone) replies to your comment, you rarely return to add a follow-up comment. The way it’s historically worked on this blog is when you submit a comment, you have the option to check a box — powered by a WordPress plugin called Subscribe to Comments — to receive subsequent comments by email. Scroll through the comments below to see what I mean. Blog News comments plugins Wordpress
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2010
    [Comments] Google's Inside Adsense home for spam comments
    → Google’s Inside Adsense home for spam comments September 19th, 2010 · View Comments Comment spam is a constant pain and chore for anyone running a blog. The prospect of gaining links to their websites means that a mix of human and automated spam producers will keep submitting their comments packed with terrible content. Or you can turn off comments either completely, or on posts older than a certain age, to keep everything to a manageable level. Which explains why any article in the archive is absolutely packed with spam comments.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2011
    [Comments] Create Your Own Media Relations Program
    If you read it there, hop to the comments, which are likely way more entertaining than this entire blog post. Essentially it’s commenting on blogs, articles, and editorials where you have expertise. But what they do have time to do is read the comments people have left on their content. You’re going to tell me you don’t have time to comment. Then, once a week, comment on one article, blog post, or editorial. But, rather than comment as you, we find the articles, summarize it, write some key messages, and then leave the rest to you.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2011
    [Comments] Community Managers: Be genuine or don’t bother
    Community Building Community management responding to comments user commentsIt is not easy being a community manager. It seems that many people are content to call themselves community managers because they manage a Twitter account, post content on a Facebook fan page (with the goal of “engaging&# the masses, or at least those who actually visit the page or allow posts on their newsfeeds) [.].
  • SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORK MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014
    [Comments] How To Tackle Negative Comments While Managing Community In Social Media
    Well you do not have to be a community member to receive negative feedback / response or a comment. While sometime the comments ''may'' not be ''useful'', other times certain comments are necessary to be heard and addressed to. When the comments are directly towards you at a personal level you may tend to re-act a little more strongly. Before we re-act to negative comments we need to have a basic understanding towards the human mind set. There are a couple of ways in which one should re-act or rather let me say ''address'' negative comments.
  • SOCIAL MARKETING FORUM  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
    [Comments] Footprints Online Are Not in Sand
    Opinion Facebook online comments TwitterThere is no “undo” button for the web. What you say today in anger or in a moment of thoughtlessness can come back and haunt you. Most especially if you are so motivated by negative emotions that you feel compelled to write or voice a rant on it and then post it to a blog or media sharing site.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014
    [Comments] Be tactful when responding to comments
    ” It’s one of the best pieces of advice I can give for responding to comments. If you or the brand, company or organization you represent have been criticized or faced with derogatory comments that are meant to provoke, try writing something like: “Thanks for sharing your perspective,” or “We appreciate the time you took to share your thoughts.” The post Be tactful when responding to comments appeared first on Angela Connor. community management comments responding to comments Try it. And let me know if it works.
  • SOCIALIZED  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 2010
    [Comments] Dealing With Trolls and Irrelevant Blog Comments
    One of the most powerful elements of a blog is the ability for people to leave, read and respond to comments. Often, the discussion taking place in the comments is more interesting and certainly more dynamic than the original post. was recently faced with a comment that combined some interesting
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
    [Comments] When a Facebook status update goes horribly wrong
    status update posted on their Facebook wall yesterday has garnered 1,677 likes; 1,233 shares and 3,008 comments. Community management facebook comments facebook outrage nikon nikon-facebook-stats nikon-facebook-updateThis is a cross-post from my Company blog. How long does it take to anger a slew of fans on your own Facebook page? Let’s ask Nikon. Numbers to die for in most cases, but not this [.].
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2013
    [Comments] Why Popular Science Killed Their Comments And The Huffington Post Should Too
    'If the comments following this post or any others were gone, how much of a difference would that make? Last week, Popular Science shut off the comments on their website. In an article titled, Why We''re Shutting Off Our Comments , online content director, Suzanna LaBarre stated: "Comments can be bad for science. " You would think that there must be technology to moderate these bad comments and fix it. The blog comments of today are becoming the trackbacks of yesteryear. Why not tweet your comment? blog comments. Or whatever?
  • SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORK MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2010
    [Comments] How To Tackle Negative Comments While Managing Community In Social Media
    Well you do not have to be a community member to receive negative feedback / response or a comment. While sometime the comments 'may' not be 'useful', other times certain comments are necessary to be heard and addressed to. When the comments are directly towards you at a personal level you may tend to re-act a little more strongly. Before we re-act to negative comments we need to have a basic understanding towards the human mind set. There are a couple of ways in which one should re-act or rather let me say 'address' negative comments. Silence speaks.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012
    [Comments] Get More Comments: Know Which Posts Make Readers Talk
    We know that not every article we write will get the same response in regards to social media sharing and comments. After I have finished writing a post, I have a fairly good idea of the response I’ll get via the comments. As a result, the comments for these types of posts are low. They become inspired and excited by this, and so want to comment and share their thoughts on the same topic. To get a high comment response, you just have to think and feel like your reader. Get More Comments: Know Which Posts Make Readers Talk.
  • QUICK ONLINE TIPS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2012
    [Comments] How to Fix WordPress Export, Disqus Import Comments Errors
    Home > Blogging > Tutorials > WordPress Want to fix WordPress export comments errors, and problems in Disqus import? Are you unable to replace Disqus Comments with your WordPress comments? Read Full Original Article here: How to Fix WordPress Export, Disqus Import Comments Errors. We switched. Blogging Tutorials WordPress
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011
    [Comments] Echo Prepares World for Migration to a Web of Streams
    Instead, this can often signify the beginning of the content's life, as it is shared, retweeted, liked, commented on, and further distributed. Displayed on SI.com and other partners' sites were real-time comments, user reactions, badges and achievements, and a visually appealing image gallery for hosted graphics. Standards Echo CommentsThe foundation of the Web is moving from one of unchanging static pages to continually updated streams fed by external services. Gone is the time when publishing an article or a site was the final step in creating content.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2012
    [Comments] Disable Comments for a Better Blog
    Disable comments. In the past, whenever I did I’d usually receive a comment from the other blogger, thanking me for the link. That would be the comment in its entirety: some variation of “Thanks for linking to me.”. These comments and their brethren did nothing to propel the dialogue. The thank-yous were in addition to the comments that said “I agree with that one point you made,” and that perhaps included an anecdote that no one beyond the commenter’s family would ever be interested in. of the comments were effectively meaningless.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2011
    [Comments] How To Post Effectively on Facebook
    Effectiveness was measured according to comments and likes. Fans follow instructions well: If you want your fans to like or comment, don’t hesitate to ask them. Facebook Marketing & Communication Buddy Media comments Facebook Page indutries key findings likes post effectively ReportTweet Buddy Media has released a report that reveals when it is most effective for brands to update their Facebook pages thus gaining the most impact on their users. The analysis was performed on 200 of Buddy Media’s clients during a two-week period. short message is much more easy to decode.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2013
    [Comments] The Ultimate Guide to Leaving Comments On Blogs
    'If you’ve ever read a post, book or eBook, or listened to a webinar or conference session on the topic of ‘finding readers for your blog’ you’ll have heard the advice: ‘ Leave comments on other blogs ‘ It was the first piece of advice I remember reading about building readership (from memory a 2002 book by Rebecca Blood was the first blog tips that I ever read) and it’s advice I’ve heard (and given) hundreds of times, since. Benefits of Leaving Comments on Other People’s Blogs. You never know where a great comment might lead!
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2011
    [Comments] The Other Side Of Comments And Community
    And, in this case, visiting your blog and commenting is what they can do for you." " Gini goes into detail about certain Bloggers who email a personal note of thanks to people who leave a comment on their Blog to others who send handwritten notes to those who leave comments. it's just a comment on a Blog post (it's like using a rocket launcher to get rid of a mosquito or sending a thank you note if someone calls you), but I understand the spirit of the act. What's even more amazing is what comes out in the comment section of Gini's Blog post.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011
    [Comments] WordPress Plugins that Make Your Blog Comments Social
    Have you noticed a decrease in the number of blog comments you get and an increase in Facebook likes and Twitter tweets about your posts? Are you worried that you are loosing social proof about the validity of your posts to the social media conversation, rather than as direct comment on your site? There is a way to get the best of both worlds and aggregate comments and social media responses on your site. It’s more public and gives better results to share on Twitter or Facebook than it is leave a comment. note on hosted comment systems. The problem. Disqus.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2011
    [Comments] Why You Should Never Comment on Blogs. Ever.
    m sure you’ve heard well-reasoned, logical arguments for why you should be commenting on blogs: “You can be a part of the conversation happening out there.”. But, while there may be a burned, unpopped kernel of truth in these statements, none of them take into account the many reasons you should never comment on a blog. First of all, you shouldn’t even begin to think about commenting unless you have something really profound to say.  There is no room for mere opinions in the comment section of a blog.  Those other commenters probably know more than you anyway.
  • JOEY STRAWN  |  MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2011
    [Comments] Introducing: The Joey Rewards Program!
    Here’s the deal, for every subscriber to JoeyStrawn.com , every time you comment on a post with something on-topic or helpful you get a point. Each Relevant Comment = 1 point. You can think of it like a Comment Punch-Card though, if you’d like. Start commenting and sharing and win yourself a free book and some priceless art. Related Posts: Don’t Comment On This Post Where You Can Find Me in 2011 Make My Blog Better A New Way To Inject Awesome Create an Iron-Clad Social Network. Tweet. Not actual JoeyStrawn.com loyalty card, don't use it.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2011
    [Comments] Facebook Real-Time Analytics
    Lately Facebook introduced an updated version of their Comment Box that can be incorporated on blogs and websites. The Insights gives you statistics for Like button, Comments box, Popular pages, Demographics and Organic sharing. This way it is possible to see how many times a Like button or comment box have been viewed, how many of them actually got Liked or commented on. The Insights also tells you how many referrals the Like or Comment gave to your website from Facebook. Measure impact of social plugins. source: Facebook Developers ).
  • IT'S JOSIP NOT JOSEPH  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2010
    [Comments] The Millennials Uncanny Ability to Absorb
    Home It’s Josip Archives Let’s Talk The Word on the Web The Millennials Uncanny Ability to Absorb Written on September 9, 2010 by Josip Petrusa 6 Comments Tweet Share 1 save Today’s post originally began as a response to a colleague’s request. Sidneyeve Matrix commented on my previous blog post suggesting my “observation about ‘the uncanny ability of Millennials to absorb’ deserves a separate post,” and that she would like to see my analysis on this behavioural trend. link] Josip Great comment! So enjoy! Well, let me rephrase that. How could it not be? Or text.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2013
    [Comments] Blog Design For ROI Rule #7: Blend Ads With Content & Encourage Comments
    Their eyes keep reading downwards, so it’s wise to optimize the area with advertorials and an encouraging comment area. Persuasive, easy-to-use comment design. As business bloggers, we want the most comments possible, of the best quality possible, so as to generate a vibrant community that helps build their repeat visitor traffic. Yet comment design rarely does anything to encourage this behaviour, being seen as a merely functional element rather than a serious opportunity. Tell people Why they should comment. State it explicitly above the comments area!
  • INBLURBS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2011
    [Comments] 7 Ways how to empower your social networking with blog commenting
    But, leaving a comment on a blog is a very effective way to get traffic and you can say that it is very useful for an inbound marketing because a business leads quickly with the help of blog commenting. There are so many business blogs that are very famous, so you can comment on those so that you can get more traffic to your business blog as well as company website. Be regular in reading and commenting. We must spend at least one hour in leaving comments on corporate as well as business blogs. It will make them paying more attention to our comments.
  • SCOTT GOULD  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
    [Comments] What you learn in 4000 comments
    Today we hit 4000 comments exactly. only mention it because I’ve never noticed it being dead on a thousand before, but it got me thinking about what I’ve learned from 4000 comments: That the Friends who comment here are like a family to me; that even though people may be thousands of miles apart with no knowledge of each other, if you give people room and allow them to shine with the light that is often brighter than your own expertise, then like minds will always come together. What you learn in 4000 comments. Thank you all, Scott. Community
  • SCOTT GOULD  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
    [Comments] What you learn in 4000 comments
    Today we hit 4000 comments exactly. only mention it because I’ve never noticed it being dead on a thousand before, but it got me thinking about what I’ve learned from 4000 comments: That the Friends who comment here are like a family to me; that even though people may be thousands of miles apart with no knowledge of each other, if you give people room and allow them to shine with the light that is often brighter than your own expertise, then like minds will always come together. What you learn in 4000 comments. Thank you all, Scott. Community
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012
    [Comments] No Real Name, No Blog Comment Allowed
    Riffing behind a commenting layout convention by Matt Cutts, such as his latest blog post when he wrote about giving up news consumption for a month, I’ve decided to require every blog comment here be associated with a real name. If you don’t comment with a real name, your comment will not be published. The comment policy reflects this new change and I’m not accepting any exceptions. I’ve already begun emailing some new commentators with questionable names to ensure they are real people. Recent comments Recent comments.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011
    [Comments] Why Mashable’s Comment System Fails
    The sites also fight for the most amount of comments, retweets, and social shares. But if you are inspired to add a comment (either to the author or an existing commentator), you must have either a Twitter or Facebook account and be willing to sign-in to Mashable through that third-party channel. The prior Disqus-enabled commenting system (which allowed for commenting by both anonymous people and by those without Twitter/Facebook accounts) is gone. Updates in your feed when your friends post comments. How to Enhance Your Blog Comment: Get a Gravatar.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
    [Comments] Wanted to Comment: You and Your Gravatar
    It amazes me how many people add comments on these blog posts but don’t have globally recognized avatars next to their names. Add a comment below and we can see what square image is in the top right corner of your published comment. Wanna share yours? -- Thank you for reading Wanted to Comment: You and Your Gravatar at AriWriter. Related posts: How to Enhance Your Blog Comment: Get a Gravatar. How to Enhance Your Blog Comment: Create a Conversation. How to Enhance Your Blog Comment: Share Then Link. Confused?
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012
    [Comments] The More We Stay, the Less We Say
    One primary finding was the lack of commenting occurring in mature western markets, including the United States. Marketing commenting ComScore customer feedback Forrester Gina Sverdlov Nate Elliott participation Poll survey technographicsDoes it seem quieter online? Forrester recently updated its Technographics profiles (made famous in the book Groundswell) for global social media consumption, surveying 95,000 consumers across 18 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Adoption is [.].
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