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6/15/2012 6:20:02 AM EST
|3 Ways To Improve Your Reader Interaction With Blog Comments
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As a blog owner, it is important to leverage every piece of content as much as possible. For most people, their blogs are there to build relationships with readers and generate income. A very effective, yet often overlooked, method of doing this is through blog comments.
As an author, replying to people's the comments can...
* increase interaction,
* build a stronger following,
* generate more comments,
* help to establish you as an authority in your niche.
Just replying to comments isn’t enough; you need to make sure that you truly connect with your readers.
Here are 3 things you can do to start getting more out of your blog comments:
1. Get Personal
Even if your blog content tends to be more professional, you should always reply to comments in a more personal tone. Providing the appearance that you’re trying to personally connect with your readers and make them feel more comfortable.
2. You Don’t Need All of the Answers
Just because you wrote a blog post on a certain topic, doesn’t mean that you need to act like a know-it-all. This will start hurting your credibility more than help it. You could come off arrogant and quickly turn off readers.
3. Use People's Names
Always refer to someone by name (or handle) whenever possible. This will not only help you direct your responses more effectively, but it shows that your readers that you are paying attention to them.
It is easy to miss how powerful replying to blog comments can be. The best part is that leveraging them takes little additional time or effort.
Click the "Visit My Website" link at the top of the page to read about four extra benefits to be had from replying to blog comments.
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|Great blog post David,
Good tips on how to comment on a blog post.|