Non-Facebook Users: Please Comment Here
DECEMBER 19, 2012
Scroll below his post to add a comment — and be forced to comment through Facebook. Whether or not you choose to share that comment on your Facebook wall is up to you, but it’s either comment with Facebook or don’t comment at all.
Hello 2015, Goodbye Comments
JANUARY 1, 2015
I am disabling blog commenting on this post and into the future. My reason is simple: You’re reading but you’re not commenting. It is a time management task to ensure comments are real and not spam and I’m seeing lots of spam comments try to get published.
Hello 2016, Welcome Back Comments
JANUARY 25, 2016
A year after disabling blog comments, I’m bringing them back. At the time, I removed commenting partially because more people were sharing posts on social media than taking the time to write a comment and also because it was unproductive to manage increased spam.
Why Mashable’s Comment System Fails
JUNE 20, 2011
The sites also fight for the most amount of comments, retweets, and social shares. The prior Disqus-enabled commenting system (which allowed for commenting by both anonymous people and by those without Twitter/Facebook accounts) is gone. Highlight This: A New Way to Comment.
Comment by Facebook or WordPress
MARCH 24, 2012
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?
Why You Should Clean Your Social Connections
APRIL 20, 2017
Scrolling through my LinkedIn news feed (similar to Facebook, showing what my connections are liking, commenting, sharing, and updating), I recognized this week that I didn’t know a lot of names. Maybe we commented on the same blogs. Interaction is liking, commenting, or sharing.
Why 84% of Your Facebook Fans are Lurkers
APRIL 18, 2012
Whether you have 100 fans, 1,000 fans, or 30,000 fans, you notice that every time you post an update that is shared among those fans’ walls, a small percentage are liking, commenting, and sharing. Try to get more likes and comments with every post.
Why You Should Unfriend Facebook Friends
AUGUST 26, 2012
It’s not like we’re liking, commenting, and sharing each other’s updates on a daily basis. ” Please continue reading Why You Should Unfriend Facebook Friends and leave a comment if inspired.
Why Alps Bethneck is 5 Years Old
SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
Please continue reading Why Alps Bethneck is 5 Years Old and leave a comment if inspired. Comments Comments Related Stories How Social Media Changes Retail Storefronts Wondering If Mobile Technology Kills Creativity Tips and Tricks for Productive Telecommuting.
Why I Killed 61% of My LinkedIn Friends
AUGUST 14, 2013
Comments Great post and very true! Recognizing I had 2,474 LinkedIn connections three months ago, I posited a question on this blog: Should my network be tight enough that they can recommend me without asking who I am and what I do?
Finding Order in Chaos: Month 2
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
Maybe we met for a beer or maybe we commented on each other’s blogs or maybe we tweeted enough times to be considered mutually influential. Add a comment below or send me a message on your favorite sharing site. Comments …and 29 months after sharing your insights in this blog.
Why You Write Blog Comments
FEBRUARY 2, 2012
I love reading your comments. Your personal brand and your wanting to share that social identity with the world is the primary motivation for you to take time out of your day and write a comment. You want to add your comment to the continuing saga of who you are online. Any social media strategist will tell you that a simple way to get your blog known to other people is by commenting on their blogs. Related articles you may enjoy: 910 Blog Comments You Wrote Here.
Feature Friday: How to Choose the Best Comment System for Your Blog
JANUARY 20, 2011
One of the key goals when I started blogging was to encourage a healthy discussion area in the comments. I’ve always been a firm believer that the real gold to any blog post can (and does) come from the comments left afterward. Native Comments. Easier buy-in for commenters.
Why You Should Stop Writing Blog Comments
JULY 12, 2011
Valeria Maltoni challenges you to comment less and converse more. You don’t get that from commenting alone. This is seen whenever someone adds a new comment and enables you to have a nested back-and-forth conversation with as many people who choose to hit reply.
Feature Friday: Why Negative Blog Comments are Important and Wanted
JANUARY 27, 2011
Having negative comments on your Facebook wall or blog means you’re doing something right! Take those negative comments from your pagans, and address it in a way that talks to your core believers! What can you post today on Facebook, Twitter, a blog’s comment section, etc. Inspire me below… -- Ari Herzog thanks you for reading Feature Friday: Why Negative Blog Comments are Important and Wanted on his blog. Features branding comments
6 Guest Blogging Emails That Suck
MARCH 25, 2012
But the moment your email about guest blogging opportunities turns into a spamfest of SEO qualifications, pluralized pronouns, and irrelevant content you make it painstakingly clear you never visited my blog, commented here, or would ever think of replying to my readers liking what you have to say.
Facebook Followers: Profiles vs Pages
FEBRUARY 18, 2014
Please comment and share those Facebook posts if and when inspired. If you were inspired, please add a comment and sign up to receive blog posts by email. With over 39,000 fans today, Jon Loomer struggled to create a Facebook page.
Stop Your Smartphone From Telling Burglars Where You Live
AUGUST 14, 2013
Comments I am astonished at the naiveté of people who leave clues to. Photo by Pieter Vieu. Used with permission.
Get Internet Voicemail from Website Visitors with SpeakPipe
JANUARY 31, 2014
If you were inspired, please add a comment and sign up to receive blog posts by email. In the spirit of Vine, SnapChat, and other applications that enable you to record your voice (or any sound) in combination with video to your friends, meet SpeakPipe.
Tell That Story But Be Emotional
FEBRUARY 28, 2014
If you were inspired, please add a comment and sign up to receive blog posts by email. It was a 1991 Chrysler LeBaron. Maybe an ’89. It was my first car as a high school junior. I got my drivers license a few weeks earlier and Dad bought the used 4-door sedan for me as a gift. The year doesn’t matter because it was totaled that Saturday night. I was a mile from Jeff’s house.
Feature Friday: What Nike Can Teach Us About Social Media
FEBRUARY 24, 2011
On Facebook, what updates get the most comments and likes? The following feature article is written by Brandon Yanofsky. Do you know where Nike’s Just Do It! slogan came from? A serial killer was about to be executed by firing squad.
Got Value? Stop Using Social Media.
MARCH 2, 2014
Engagement = likes, comments, shares. The shelf life of your blog post is as long as people link to it, comment on it, and search engines give it high rank. If you were inspired, please add a comment and sign up to receive blog posts by email.
Facebook LinkedIn Twitter in 2013
DECEMBER 28, 2012
Follow me if you want to see my public timeline updates (as not every update is shared to the public) and you desire to comment and share those updates so I can get to know you better. Please continue reading Facebook LinkedIn Twitter in 2013 and leave a comment if inspired.
…and My Twitter Experiment Dies
FEBRUARY 13, 2014
If you were inspired, please add a comment and sign up to receive blog posts by email. I thought it would be intriguing to spend a week and tweet like Aaron Lee , Martin Zwilling , and other so-called influencers.
Mobile Technology and Your Small Business
JANUARY 3, 2013
Please continue reading Mobile Technology and Your Small Business and leave a comment if inspired. This is a guest blog post from Megan Totka, chief editor of ChamberOfCommerce.com. Mobile technology is not one thing. It’s not just a type of phone or a data plan.
The Death of Blogging: Part 271
APRIL 24, 2012
Please continue reading The Death of Blogging: Part 271 and leave a comment if inspired. Recent comments Recent comments. It seems that every month there is a newspaper article about the death of blogging. Editors talk.
Rethinking Blog Comments Again
JUNE 18, 2014
If you look at every blog post I wrote in 2014 in reverse chronological order from yesterday’s post rationalizing why I tweet to my first post on branding , the above numeric series indicates how many comments people wrote on each post. This includes my comments, too. Why do I allow people to comment if few do? If you start at the beginning of the series (on the left) and skip over the 3, 0, and 1, the next three posts have zero comments. Musings comments
Fact-Checking and Spinning Trump on Twitter
JANUARY 4, 2017
Related Stories Delurk and Add a Comment in 2017 7 People, 4 Days, and 57 Emails 7 Days of Presidential Candidate Emails. I recently created a Twitter list all about President-elect Donald Trump.
How a Brand is Born Online
JANUARY 1, 2014
How many months until Facebook sees an average of 20 people commenting on every post? If you want to learn what I like, comment, and share, please click into one or more of the above channels and join me as a new follower. If you were inspired, please add a comment and sign up to receive blog posts by email. Thank you for reading my blog where I write and explore digital media. Meet AriHerzogDotCom.
Alt and Rogue Twitter Accounts are Unofficial But They Are Not Necessarily Fake
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Adding to the confusion are public comments by Press Secretary Sean Spicer and Counselor Kellyanne Conway using terms such as “alternative facts” and “fake news.”
10 Tips to Be Successful on LinkedIn
MARCH 4, 2014
I used to accept connection requests from people who commented on my blog and from people I randomly met at conferences. Add a comment below and share with me and other readers. If you were inspired, please add a comment and sign up to receive blog posts by email.
Trump Administration Hires Official Bloggers
APRIL 1, 2017
Comments Haha by Opussherry Dang.
Why a Municipal Website Moved to Facebook
AUGUST 8, 2011
Mayor Keisuke Hiwatashi of Takeo, Japan, a city located in Saga Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, frowns when people leave comments on municipal websites (especially those with blogs or other interactive content) with anonymous names and handles. Recent comments Recent comments.
How Social We Are With Social Media
JUNE 30, 2011
If you are inspired to add a comment with your thoughts, please visit How Social We Are With Social Media in your browser. Recent comments I believe that people just shifted from one form of. The following article is written by Brandon Yanofsky.
Feature Friday: How to Increase Web Traffic
MARCH 17, 2011
You can start by leaving quality comments on those blogs and with time you can extend your efforts to guest posting. Blog commenting plays a major role in forming a community around a blog and attracting new followers and subscribers. Tunnel picture by pixelplacebo.
Happy 7th Birthday to My Blog
MAY 14, 2014
I’ve created a lot of content since 2007 — and people continue to visit, comment, and share. A lot of people read my blog by email and click over when inspired to add a comment. Today is the seventh birthday of my blog! It’s seen three URLs, multiple names, and many designs.
Bloggers Unite Today Around Food
OCTOBER 15, 2011
If you are inspired to add a comment with your thoughts, please visit Bloggers Unite Today Around Food in your browser. Commenting to 17 Bloggers. Recent comments Its quite obvious that we ought to eat more vegetables and. I blogged in 2008 about poverty.
Why (and How) I Forced 912 People to Unfollow Me on Twitter
FEBRUARY 22, 2014
If you were inspired, please add a comment and sign up to receive blog posts by email. This screenshot, courtesy of TwitterCounter , shows a 3-month tally of my Twitter followers. Notable milestones include 4,419 on December 23; 4,721 on January 14; and 4,887 on February 2.
Delurk and Add a Comment in 2017
JANUARY 3, 2017
Beginning in 2009 and several more times over the years, I invited my blog readers to delurk and add a comment. Jeff commented for the first time. If you choose to delurk and add a comment below, don’t think of it as a favor to me but as a favor to everyone else.
Interview with Storyteller Susan Murphy: Monday Muse #3
FEBRUARY 19, 2012
Please continue reading Interview with Storyteller Susan Murphy: Monday Muse #3 and leave a comment if inspired. Recent comments Recent comments. From her blog to her tweets , there is a down-to-earth quality that attracts me to Susan Murphy.