Over the New Year I’ve been so busy with the Income Blogging Guide Membership Course launch I’ve not written any ‘reflecting’ or ‘looking forward’ type blog posts.
You know the sort of ones where you talk about your mistakes and success in 2009 and what you hope to achieve in 2010.
I will get around to writing such blog posts because 2009 was a life changing year for me and I am hoping for a great 2010.
But today I want to discuss ‘comments’.
This blog is a ‘DoFollow’ blog, which means every time you comment, you get a back-link from my blog to your site and Google loves back-links. The more you have the more Google loves your site.
And before we get into the conversation of quality back-links etc, and poor quality backlinks…let’s just agree Google loves back-links and it loves some more than others.
Now back to my views on comments.
I get quite a few comments like “Nice post”, “Thanks”, “Agree with you” and over the past few months I have been deleting them.
If you want to comment, please say more than “Nice post”.
Add your experiences, feelings, views, thoughts, arguments, advice…and so on.
Commenting is a good way to get traffic back to your site not only with the backlink but also with what you say. If you say something worthwhile, then other people who see your comment will want to visit your site. The more value you add, the more visitors you’ll get.
The Commenter Name
As I said, when you comment here you get a backlink but please use your real name as part of your “commenting name”. Don’t just use “SEO Guru” or “Product launches”. If you want to use “Fred @ SEO Guru” that’s fine but have your real name in there as well, please. Plus see the new plugin I have installed which helps even more with back-links (see below).
More Traffic For You
I’ve also re-installed the CommentLuv plugin. I had a few problems with it a few weeks ago. It simply stopped working. Now I’ve upgrade to WordPress 2.9.1, I thought I’d give it another go and it seems to be working so far.
With CommentLuv, the title of your previous post is displayed. If you sign up with CommentLuv you can choose which of your blog posts titles is displayed.
Depending upon the title, other visitors may be drawn to it and click through to your site. But of course, you have to comment first!
I’ve also installed the WordPress plugin KeyWordLuv.
If you enter “YourName@YourKeyWords” in the Comment Name field you’ll get a link-back to your site using the “YourKeyWords” you use.
For instance, add “Andrew @ Blogging Guide” in the Comment Name field and you’ll get a link back to your URL using the text “Blogging Guide”.
That’s another reason to add an insightful comment.
Basically I am trying to encourage you to add insightful comments, right here and in return I’ll give you some link-back juice for your time.
What’s your view? Have I done the right thing in deleting such comments like “Nice post”, etc. Share your INSIGHTFUL comments below and get some link-back juice in return.