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Non-Facebook Users: Please Comment Here

Ari Herzog

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

Ari Herzog

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.

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Hello 2016, Welcome Back Comments

Ari Herzog

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

Ari Herzog

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

Ari Herzog

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 84% of Your Facebook Fans are Lurkers

Ari Herzog

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.

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Why You Should Unfriend Facebook Friends

Ari Herzog

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

Ari Herzog

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.

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Why You Write Blog Comments

Ari Herzog

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

Ari Herzog

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 I Killed 61% of My LinkedIn Friends

Ari Herzog

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?

Why You Should Stop Writing Blog Comments

Ari Herzog

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.

Finding Order in Chaos: Month 2

Ari Herzog

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 Should Clean Your Social Connections

Ari Herzog

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.

Feature Friday: Why Negative Blog Comments are Important and Wanted

Ari Herzog

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

Ari Herzog

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.

Stop Your Smartphone From Telling Burglars Where You Live

Ari Herzog

Comments I am astonished at the naiveté of people who leave clues to. Photo by Pieter Vieu. Used with permission.

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Facebook Followers: Profiles vs Pages

Ari Herzog

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.

Get Internet Voicemail from Website Visitors with SpeakPipe

Ari Herzog

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

Ari Herzog

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

Ari Herzog

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.

Rethinking Blog Comments Again

Ari Herzog

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

Got Value? Stop Using Social Media.

Ari Herzog

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

Ari Herzog

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

Ari Herzog

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

Ari Herzog

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

Ari Herzog

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.

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How a Brand is Born Online

Ari Herzog

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.

10 Tips to Be Successful on LinkedIn

Ari Herzog

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.

Why a Municipal Website Moved to Facebook

Ari Herzog

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

Ari Herzog

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

Ari Herzog

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.

910 Blog Comments You Wrote Here

Ari Herzog

Old content is especially helpful when one sees lots of comments, tweets, and other social sharing metrics reflecting the value of whatever is written. 90 is the number of comments about blog lurking , illustrating why you choose not to comment. 75 is the number of comments about the value of writing negatively , which according to Jeannie Chan, speaks volumes about what you think. Why Do You Subscribe to Blog Comments? To Close or Moderate Blog Comments.

Bloggers Unite Today Around Food

Ari Herzog

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.

Happy 7th Birthday to My Blog

Ari Herzog

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.

Why (and How) I Forced 912 People to Unfollow Me on Twitter

Ari Herzog

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.

Interview with Storyteller Susan Murphy: Monday Muse #3

Ari Herzog

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.

Reviewing 30 Days of Livefyre Activity

Ari Herzog

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.

The ROI of Social Media

Ari Herzog

If you were inspired, please add a comment and sign up to receive blog posts by email. Pam Moore created a Twitter chat last night and asked people to explain the return on investment of social media.

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Fact-Checking and Spinning Trump on Twitter

Ari Herzog

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.

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