We know blog commenting is an exciting blogging activity that generates exciting results. Though some big blogs have shut down comments, it still remains a huge growth weapon.
I have always mentioned that blogging is not just about crafting and publishing ‘killer’ content. It’s more about engaging with people. Yes! Blogging has grown into becoming a community building tool.
Before I continue, here is a post I wrote on a Hidden Blog Commenting Trick For Huge Traffic & Networking! I recommend you check that out.
Bloggers are like movie or music stars. Yes! We are stars too 😉
People just get to enjoy our works and know us without ever having a physical knowledge of what we look like.
Harleena Singh, Adrienne Smith, Don Purdum, Ryan Biddulph Mi Muba, and a host of others are even more popular than some so-called movie stars. What about Zac Johnson, Johnchow, Neil Patel, Pat Flynn, etc ? stars, star, stars 😉
Blogging is entertainment or let me call it infotainment – That’s both information and entertainment.
In September 2013, Harleena wrote a guest post on Adrienne’s blog on how to become a commenting superstar. Check that one out.
But then, how do you become popular among other bloggers? How do they get to know about you and your blog?
Blog commenting is the answer – it’s the fastest way to announce yourself and your blog!
But what if you don’t have the needed time to blog-hop and comment on other blogs for traffic and exposure?
Since I created and launched BroadedNet, an exciting traffic tool for bloggers, I have seen a huge portion of my blogging time taken away. However, that does not mean I can’t keep growing as a blogger.
Commenting has been my strength as a blogger but for the past two weeks, I have been partially absent.
This can happen to everyone. Sometimes, unforeseen circumstances take us away from the net, for a while or for a very long time.
These things do happen and may be in your case, you are completely kept away from the Internet. That will actually be difficult and we may never know what’s going on.
But what if you have some time to connect?
The next thing is you soon notice you have been left behind – lots of wonderful posts on your friends’ blogs. Tens of unanswered comments on your own blog posts. Hundreds of mails to read and reply.
You find out you just don’t have the time to read those blog posts and comments.
- They are many of them.
- They are awesome.
- You have your own mails to read.
- You have tens of comments on your own blog to moderate.
Do you know what makes it even more difficult? I’ll tell you…
You know yourself. You always want to drop engaging comment. That means you have to read the posts entirely to be able to drop a “wow” comment.
But where is the time to read these posts? That’s what makes the exercise tough!
But what do you do when there is no time?
Just share those post on social media.
We love when our posts are shared don’t we? I love it. It brings more exposure and traffic. It connects me with the sharer too.
So if I don’t have time to drop a comment on your article, I’ll just share it.
But don’t end there!
Tag the blogger while sharing his/her post. That’s how to let him/her know you were around and appreciate the content. It works great on Facebook, Twitter, Google plus and LinkedIn.
Sharing is a way to connect with others. It’s another way to fortify a relationship.
When you comment on my blog, you may have a backlink and traffic but when you share my content on social media, you don’t have anything in return from it. That’s why sharing is a selfless way to build stronger relationships.
NB: Sharing will attract others to you!
I have often faced 2 major problems
In trying to share others posts, I often face some problems but here are two;
- Content not worth sharing: Yes, sometimes you just feel this is not something you should share. There is something wrong with the post so you just skip it.
- Lack of sharing Facilities: The sharing buttons are not just easily found. In some cases, you have to go through some form filling process. That again takes more of your time. So you just skip.
Help us share your content
A lot of people coming to your blog don’t just have the time to comment. Some of them love your content and want to share. Help them share.
Here are some interesting post on blog commenting and social sharing I’ll recommend you check out today
There is no way I can end this post without mentioning an excellent article written by Carol Amato. She shares exciting tips to help you save time commenting online. Be sure to check that one out too.
Adam Connell did a wonderful post on August 12, 2014. He wrote on 16 Effective Ways To Get More Comments On Your Blog.
Have you understood my message in this post? So go ahead and share it on social media. That will be great demonstration of understanding 😉
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