Is Your Comment Box Hiding?

where do I commentDo you pay much attention to the comment box on your blog? You do have one right? As I read a number of assorted blogs, I’m often surprised with the appearance or lack of comment boxes. Most are very easy to find and access whereas others are rather small, require code deciphering, and have far too many hoops to jump through.

Personally I tend to only leave comments when I can do so quickly and easily. If you make me work to leave a comment, well I simply click away. Sorry, but I do and I’d venture to say, so do other readers.

You work hard on your blog posts. It’s not always easy to come up with catchy headlines, write content that speaks to your audience, and inspires your readers to comment. So when you find that winning combination make it easy for your readers to converse with you. [Read more…]

Is Your Blog Safe from Spammers?

no spamDon’t you just love to see comments to your blog?

Sure you do but you. I remember once when I logged into one of my earlier sites and saw something like 25 comments, I thought terrific look at all that traffic and all those comments. Then I started reading and it didn’t take long to figure out that they were all spammers.

Each and every one sent by someone with poor English grammar skills and a name [Read more…]