Blogs have become a very effective way of communicating on the Internet. Huge conversations are started everyday through blogs. Blog authors start the conversations by posting new articles and others post comments and ping back the original blog from their blog. Commenting is a good way to join in the conversation but if done properly can really get yourself noticed. So why would you want to get yourself noticed on someone else’s blog? Well if your read Blogging Tips you are obviously interested in blogging yourself and may have a blog. Gaining readers from commenting on other blogs is a great technique to grow your audience.
In this post I want to give you some tips to help separate yourself from the other comments and really stand out.
- Comment on things your passionate about – When you comment on things your passionate about your comments are usually more thought out and will just naturally stand out for its content.
- Add missed points or disagree – When you point out things the author missed or disagree with the author you get a reaction something like this. “Who does this peron think they are?” Always a good lure to get the author and their readers to at least explore your blog.
- Use a catchy avatar – Lots of blogs, like this one use your MyBlogLog avatar to display next to your comment. Now that your avatar got your comment noticed its up to your words to close the deal.
- Threaded commenting systems– Some blogs get tons of comments so if your not one of the first to comment chances are you’ll never get your comments read. If the blog uses threaded comments I like to comment to the first or second comment. This is a sneaky little trick you can try out.
- Use <strong> – Like I am doing here with each point in this post, you can use the <strong> tag to bold high points in your comment. Just put <strong> before the words to bold and </strong> after.
Ok so lets see how many of you take advantage of these tips here. Lets see if you can get your comments noticed. 🙂