I know for a fact that you are reading this! My real life traffic tracker has you in its sights. ( Yes I am sat here waving at you)
I know for a fact you will read this post then go back to what you were doing without thinking to voice your opinion where it says “ Join in the conversation”.
How do I know?
Because Google told me Yesterday I had over 600 individual visitors to this blog yet only 10 comments were received yesterday.
Maybe they had nothing to say?
What I had waiting for them was not what they thought?
The post was crap, it didn’t deserve a comment?
The mobile they use does not allow them to leave comments?
But what excuse do other bloggers have?
I visited 100 different blogs last month and I left a well thought out comment on each blog & guess what? Only 8 of those bloggers bothered to come and return the gesture and visit me in return and leave a comment.
Where has the blogging community gone?
Are we all too wrapped up in our own blogs that we no longer have the spirit to help supports others?
Are you part of a blog gang and don’t bother to support other blogs?
Do you read posts but never comment on them? If so why?
Why do you visit the blogs you read? Do the links on Twitter catch your eye? Could you relate to the post?
By leaving comments on the blogs you read you are not only helping that blogger, you are getting your own blog out there in the Blogshere. When you leave a comment here, I am that kind that I also take the last post you wrote on your own blog & advertise it for you on your comment, I am allowing you to steal my traffic.
Your name appears on the home page of the blogs widget too when you leave a comment – my widget is called “ Who is talking”. Leave a comment here then take a look – you will see your name & link – so will everyone else who visits this blog.
You see by commenting you are advertising your own blog and gaining a new back link that will help with your blogs authority with Google ranking too.
Would you go to someone’s house, open the door, have a nosey around, grab a cup of coffee then totally ignore them, before slamming the door on your way out? I am guessing you wouldn’t – so why do it on someone’s blog?
Use blog commenting as a tool. You will see the benefits