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.

We've come a long way - Disqus is Now as big as Youtube

Stay N' Alive

It seems like just yesterday that Robert Scoble invited me to go with him to visit Disqus Headquarters with their founders Daniel Ha and Jason Yan out at their new offices in San Francisco. Just today, Disqus announced 1 billion monthly unique visitors -- yes, that''s as big as Youtube!

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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. Recent comments Recent comments.

Shutting Down Blog Comments

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I think that I provoked the blog comment Gods today. Sorry about this, but the ability to comment on blog posts here at Six Pixels of Separation has been disabled. I was recording a podcast today with Gini Dietrich of Spin Sucks (it will be published in the coming weeks) and we were talking about the many bloggers and news sites that have shut down their blog comments ( Copyblogger being the one that has most recently decided to do so: Why We''re Removing Comments on Copyblogger ).

Facebook’s New Comment System: All You Wanted to Know

The Marketing Blog

The latest comes in the form of Facebook’s newly launched comments plug-in, a powerful system that is bound to re-define how users comment on Blogs and other social media sites. You can grab the code for comments box from Facebook’s social plugin section here.

Herding Comments In The Digital Wind

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Chris Brogan decided to turn off the comments on his blog yesterday. In his blog post, cutely titled: Turning Off Comments and Why We Will All Be Okay , he lists the reasons as: Comments are everywhere. In short, we''re not just adding our opinions in a comment section on a blog, but we''re creating an entirely new piece of content (like this blog post). Blog comment spam is brutal. blog comments. commenting. comments. disqus.

5 Painless Ways to Get Maximum Blog Comment Love

Shift Digital

My favorite blogs also feature one more magic ingredient: a loyal fellowship of readers that love to comment. There are other added benefits of blog commenting including better search engine optimization, and building your reputation as a thought leader in your industry.

Facebook Commenting Platform: Pros and Cons For Businesses

Dave Fleet

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. Comments then stay sync’d between the two sites. Ability to comment as a Page.

One Last Comment About Blog Comments (Hint: They're Back)

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Sadly, I shut the commenting functionality on this blog down on April 16th of this year. In a strange twist of fate/timing the blog comments being shut off happened in and around the same time that the subject of commenting on blogs re-entered into the social media zeitgeist. Some notable sites had decided to shut their comments down, and allow the discourse to flow wherever it may (on Twitter , Facebook , someone else''s blog, etc.). blog comment. disqus.

Why Livefyre Is The Best Blog Comment System Evah

Waxing UnLyrical

I 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. This is part of the Blogging for Grasshoppers series.

12 Best Comments Plugins To Consider For Your WordPress Website

Kikolani

And nothing works better than the comments plugins that open a platform for viewers to comment, question, interact and even give feedback. Let us take a look at the best available comments plugins that work wonder for your WordPress site. Yoast Comment Hacks.

The Ultimate Guide to Leaving Comments On Blogs

ProBlogger

7 Benefits of Leaving Comments on Other People’s Blogs. Building your own profile – leaving a comment gets you seen. Leaving a good comment can make people pay attention. You never know where a great comment might lead! 4 Types of Commenters.

A Commenting System to Rule them All: Why Choosing the Right Comment System can Make or Break your Blog

ProBlogger

That’s where comments come in. So read on for the lowdown on these top-notch commenting systems, so you can make the best decision for your publication. Most popular CMS platforms have their own commenting systems. Here are the most popular: WordPress Comments. Disqus.

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My thoughts on Facebook’s commenting system

The Way of the Web

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!). You may not your Facebook profile to be a mess of comments you’ve left around the web.

5 Easy Steps to Install the Disqus Commenting System on a Google Blogger Blog

Ari Herzog

I adore the ease of creating a blog with Google’s Blogger (or Blogspot) platform — which AriWriter once was before migrating to WordPress in the fall of 2008 — but the commenting system is not user friendly. Good luck adding a comment from a mobile device, for instance.

Would You Add Google+ To Your Blog Comments?

Small Business Mavericks

How many different blog comment applications are out there? If you are a WordPress user, then you know you don’t need to add a plug-in or application to encourage comments on your blog. However, you can add comment management services like Disqus or CommentLuv. But what if Google+ had a blog comment system? Let me tell you why you should consider it: A blog comment system owned by Google would be SEO gold.

How Not to Add a Comment Right Now: Install Disqus, Intense Debate, Echo, or LiveFyre

Ari Herzog

Asked to add a comment quickly on a blog such as this with the built-in WordPress commenting system, you can easily step up to the opportunity. You submit your comment and voila! At no point during the commenting process are you asked to register and prove who you are. You are not required to log-in to your social networking site account to comment. You are not required to create a username and password on some other site to comment.

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.

Should You Use a Third-Party Commenting System on Your Blog?

ProBlogger

If you’ve been blogging for anything more than a few months, you probably have come across blogs using third-party commenting systems like Disqus , Livefyre , Facebook Comments, Intense Debate , and more. Should I use a third-party commenting system on my site?”

Why Livefyre is Here and How It Helps You

Ari Herzog

You don’t want to be required to sign up for a user profile to write a comment. You want stress-free commenting. You are opposed to comment registration and you support creating conversations. Livefyre promotes commenting through social media.

Do you lose value by turning off comments on a blog?

The Way of the Web

If you’ve ever spent a Sunday evening clearing out the contents of a website or blog anti-spam filter, you’ll identify with the decision of Dave Winer to turn off the comments on Scripting News. Is it ‘right’ to turn off the comments?

8 Things I’m Trying to Improve with This New Convince and Convert Website

Convince & Convert

Right now, we are using Disqus for that, but we may be implementing some other technology to recommend posts. A Note About Blog Comments Speaking of the podcast, our guest a couple weeks ago (one of our best episodes ever, by the way) was Brian Clark from Copyblogger.

Are Blog Comments Dead? | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Are Blog Comments Dead? Written on July 30, 2010 by Justin Levy in blog , community , facebook , interactions , social media , twitter 23 Comments - Leave a comment!

Wanted to Comment: You and Your Gravatar

Ari Herzog

It amazes me how many people add comments on these blog posts but don’t have globally recognized avatars next to their names. If you don’t know what I’m babbling about, go read the benefits of a gravatar and why you should upload your headshot or some other representation of your brand to follow you around from WordPress to Disqus to more. Add a comment below and we can see what square image is in the top right corner of your published comment.

Case Study of 2 Blog Commenting Truths

Ari Herzog

In his latest article on blog comments , Dave writes: Why I have comments: I hope I might learn something new from the people who read the blog. Everett disagrees in his latest, also on comments : You might have noticed that I’ve had commenting turned off for the last 4 weeks. Well, I’m back now, but comments aren’t. I realized while I was gone that perhaps the most important thing I could ever do to help you, is to turn comments off on my blog.

Reply to Facebook Comments via Email | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Reply to Facebook Comments via Email Written on January 12, 2010 by Justin Levy in facebook , social media 15 Comments - Leave a comment!

Analyzing Blog Visits Since Livefyre Came

Ari Herzog

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. Add a comment below.

Google's Inside Adsense home for spam comments

The Way of the Web

→ 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. Which explains why any article in the archive is absolutely packed with spam comments.

WordPress Plugins that Make Your Blog Comments Social

ProBlogger

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. Disqus. A note on hosted comment systems.

18 WordPress Social Media Plugins to Live By

Sprout Social

Some of the features include: Facebook comments. The same applies to your blog posts when people have questions or comments. LiveFyre is one of the best social media accessible commenting platforms because you can use multiple avenues to login and comment. Disqus.

How Blog Commenting Has Made a Difference

Kikolani

When I first started blogging, I was very into blog commenting. I 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. Increase in Comments.

35 Great Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

If you know of any good ones that I’ve missed, please leave a comment and let me know! You can check his excellent comments here: [link]. link] Michael Schulz So, why didn't you publish my first comment? … disqus ? Comment! Comment! Comment!

44 Powerful Marketing Tools for Facebook Ads, Websites, CRM and More

Jon Loomer

Disqus Comment System : I’ve used Disqus pretty much from the jump. People often ask me why I don’t use Facebook comments since I’m a Facebook guy. Or I’ll get someone screaming about how great some other comment system is.

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The 11 Top Social Media Management Tools I Can’t Live Without

Socially Sorted

Before using Agorapulse I used to miss so many tweets, comments and mentions. You can also use Agorapulse to check comments on Facebook and Instagram ads. The confirmation also appears on the comments of the post in question. 11 Disqus.

9 Social Media Tools Every Blogger Needs To Know About

Kikolani

Disqus. Disqus is a popular, global comment system that helps improve discussions on websites by connecting conversations across the web. It’s great for users as well, as it logs comments and likes received. This is a guest post by Siv Rauv.

Facebook Connect Launches First Widget

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Facebook Connect Launches First Widget by cinta5 on February 19, 2009 “Today, we’re launching our first social widget for Facebook Connect, the Comments Box.

9 Must-Have WordPress Plugins

Idaconcpts

Disqus. I LOVE DISQUS. Once you sign up for it, you can use your login ID across any blog that has the Disqus plugin, and it makes replying so much easier. So when you get votes on your comment, it stays with you. Subscribe to the comments for this post?

Please Help Me Pick a New Look For My Blog

Convince & Convert

We’ve added Disqus as the commenting system. I’d sure appreciate if you could vote in the poll, and if you have comments about particular elements of the designs, please do sound off. As another comment noted, it anchors the header better. link] Social Email Guy Voted 3 before seeing comments. Comment. Regarding comments about the search box location, I'm used to a left or central location on search engines (Google, Yahoo, etc.),

Strata: Mixing the Social Data Cocktail

www.readwriteweb.com

IntenseDebate and Disqus provide more concise feedback (usually, anyway, comments are shorter than the posts) but are even slower than posts to WordPress because comments by necessity follow posts.

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5 Reasons I Still Use CommentLuv

Kikolani

One of the questions I’m often asked about this blog is why I still use the base WordPress comment system as opposed to Disqus, Livefyre, Facebook, or Google+. Generally, they’ll have some pretty bad posts / pages linked with their comment.