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Tips on Blog commenting

Blog commenting

The process that interacts between the blog, blog owners and the blog readers is called blog commenting. It is the perfect method for the readers to share their thoughts and ask the questions related to the blog post.

Importance of blog comments

Blog comments will make the blog successful by emerging a community around it. Through comments the readers are allowed to share their thoughts or to join in the discussion related to the blog post. A good relationship can be maintained with other bloggers which helps to build the popularity of the blog. If another blog owner is leaving the comments with his/her blog link, then it is a great source to catch new blogs of same niche. Comments on blogs can keep the blog post updated. Also the search engines consider the comments as content, so if a reader left comment which is related to your topic, then the writer of the post can reply with a search engine optimised and keyword rich comment. This makes the blog to perform well in search engines. But it is vital for the blog administrator to moderate and remove the spam contents before publishing to maintain the reputation.

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Tips to convert your readers into commenters

  1. The post should contain useful, interesting and unique content. Also it is essential to add some special food for thought to the readers. Then it robotically attracts the readers to write about the post with valid words in the commenting section.
  2. Request them to share their opinions about the blog post or leave an interesting question related to the post at the final point of the blog post. This would make the readers to share their ideas and answers which is relevant to the blog post.
  3. Adding commentluv plugin is a well-known and popular way of changing the readers into commenters as it displays the recent blog post of the commenters if they own a blog.
  4. The author of the blog post should not forget to reply to the commenters. If so, it would make them to encourage leaving a comment for every blog post they read.
  5. There should not be any registration process for the readers to leave their reply. Also it is suggested not to use CAPTHA verification to put comments, as it may irritate the readers and would make them to leave the blog without commenting.
  6. The top commenters should be rewarded with cash prize or giveaway so as to boost them to leave comment in every blog post.
  7. If the posts contain evaluation of two products or controversial content, then there is no doubt in getting the reader’s reply as comment.
  8. The writer should accept the criticism in comments and should reply with an explanation of the blog post with a personal touch. Do not hesitate to edit the post if anything wrong is identified by the commenters.

It is important that the organizer of the blog should check the spam comments and if required or the comments are genuine, then these spam comments should unspam n approved. It would be good for the author to send an email to the commenters by thanking them personally.

Try these honest ways and turn your readers into commenters!

 

Author bio: Nirmala is a blogger, founder of mymagicfundas.com. She is a gracious, active woman from Chennai, India. She is interested in writing articles and loves to surf the net. Connect with her on Facebook.

 

 

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22 Responses to " Tips on Blog commenting "

  1. Srikanth says:

    Wow Amazing Tips Maam .. Very Good To Make our Visitors to make a Comment to Our Post will be a Amazing Achievement For A Writer :) Thanks For Sharing Tips With US Maam :) :)
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  2. Radha says:

    Nice Post Nirmala…Actually I was thinking about these poits…. I like comments very much…it is a wayof appreciating our write up……
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  3. Nizam Khan says:

    Awesome post! Well yes, commentluv is one the best way to get more comments, however one should keep the comment process simple and making it registration/captcha free, because readers get irritated by it. Thanks for sharing these wonderful tips.
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  4. Mayura says:

    Hi Nirmala,

    Very nice tips here to focus on and glad to see that I’m following most of ‘em already too.

    I don’t believe in not having enough time to reply comments as they always have time for new content. We need to value each and every commenter and that’s where they build trust on us. Isn’t it? :)

    I really believe CAPTCHA is something we need to aware of and especially when people surf blogs via mobile devices, they find it very irritating. I’ve heard a lot of opinions on that.

    At least showing off top commenters would be great, right? :) Haven’t thought about giving away prizes though. Nice idea :)

    I think criticisms need to be analyzed well and a tactful response would help ‘em understand what we are implying :) May be they are right. So need to accept them with open mind but not spammers though. However there are different ways people deal with it.

    Have a GREAT week, Nirmala and Praveen :)

    Cheers…
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  5. John Lessnau says:

    Normally after I leave a comment on a good post, I’ll tweet it to my followers to bring more people to the post.

    Some good tips. I wish people that commented on my blog followed these. Although I think only bots comment on my sites :)
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  6. Atish Ranjan says:

    the tips are nice. I want to add one more here and that is making your blog dofollow. :) nice post
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  8. Amazing post! Well yes, comment luv is one the best way to get more feedback, however one should keep the opinion procedure easy and creating it.

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  10. Philip from Blog Income says:

    Hi Nirmala,

    Well the comments on my blog are few. My posts receive many shares but it seems most of the readers don’t leave comments.

    I’ve tried a lot of different strategies and closing paragraphs with call to actions, but still my most commented blog post has only 20 comments.

    I’m gonna try out some of your tips, maybe I’ll see some improvements.

    Thanks for sharing this information, cheers.

    ~Philip
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  12. prabhat says:

    hello nirmala, great post indeed. yes blog comments are the measure of success of a blog. if a blog is getting more comments (not spams) then the blog is surely good and replying to comments will force your readers to come back again to check the reply. awesome post
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