Nikola Roza August 26, 2020 Link building is hard. It’s the major hurdle newbie bloggers face when building their online empires. And more often than not, these bloggers turn to followed blog comments as an easy and affordable source of links. But is blog commenting for links worth it? Or is it a waste of … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Followed Blog Comment Links Are a Waste of Time – and What to Do Instead
Laura Donovan — June 15, 2017 Follow @thewordpro— June 15, 2017 coffeebeanworks / Pixabay When responding with a Like isn’t enough, and choosing from Love, Ha-Ha, Sad, Angry, Wow still won’t do, Facebook has the answer. You can now comment with a GIF! GIF, or Graphics Interchange Format, is “”an image file format commonly used … Continue reading Comment with a GIF on Facebook
Andrew Warner — April 21, 2017 Follow @CopyWarner— April 21, 2017 When I started out online, I had no idea about the importance of commenting. And though it’s changed over the years, it can still be a solid strategy to: Build relationships with other bloggers and influencers Contribute to your exposure Of course, if you … Continue reading How To Comment On Other Blogs Effectively (and Get Results)
by Holly Pavlika, Columnist, January 30, 2017 With the proliferation of influencer content and the increased scrutiny of the FTC on disclosures, one of the critical elements is maintaining authenticity. In a time where so many CPG brands are investing in influencer marketing due to the abounding opportunities, do too many sponsored posts mean … Continue reading 80% Of Influencers Report Never Receiving A Negative Comment On Sponsored Content
by Lacy Boggs Follow @blogspiration42October 3, 2016 One of the biggest struggles I hear from people about promoting their blog content and driving traffic to their websites is that they don’t know how to get the content out to people beyond their existing email list or audience. Sure we can email our list, share to … Continue reading Turn Comments into Clicks: How to Comment to Drive Traffic
Richard ShapiroAugust 6, 2015 Customers do not like to feel frustrated. Frustration is a leading cause of customer attrition. I get very frustrated when I receive a “PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL”. If you don’t want me to respond, don’t send it. Many times these auto-responses are initiated when a new customer logs … Continue reading “Please Do Not Reply to this Email,” But Do Comment!
Bill WebsterJuly 13, 2015 Social media has become a prolific marketing tool and one of the benefits you can enjoy is a frequent personal interaction. A recent article, 5 Ways to Handle Comment Trolls on Social Media by John Brandon observes that while you enjoy the benefits of this tool, there’s a possibility for abuse … Continue reading Social Media Comment Trolls And How To Deal With Them
Marko SaricJune 24, 2015 For some bloggers the most joyful section of a blog is the comment area. They write in order to meet, interact and engage with other people. This post will feature everything you need to know in order to take command of your blog comments, eliminate all the spam and encourage more … Continue reading 35 Ways To Eliminate Comment Spam And Boost Genuine Conversations
James YoungApril 8, 2015 Do website comment sections serve any other purpose than being forums where people can fight anonymously? (Image via Creative Commons/PILLOW FIIIIGHT! by Kenny Louie under CC BY 2.0) We all know what to expect from website comment sections. Depending on who you talk to, they remain our digital society’s deepest cesspools, … Continue reading How Close to Extinction Are Online Comment Sections?
Taylor NelsonFebruary 20, 2015 Spam. Gross. Once upon a time, this odd sounding word conjured up images of a salty canned meat product that gained popularity during World War II. Later, it became the subject of an oft quoted Monty Python sketch that poked fun at the unavoidable nature of the so-called ‘mystery meat.’ Following … Continue reading Battling Blog Comment Spam