Addressing the Blog Commenting Meme and Why Genuine Commenting Helps SEO

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Hey guys, just wanted to share a thought on blog commenting for SEO.

Blog commenting helps your SEO as an indirect, gateway activity. Yep; comments are No Follow. But commenting genuinely on blogs for weeks or months helps you make friends with bloggers in your niche. These bloggers interview or mention you on their websites (backlink juice) or invite you to guest post on their sites (backlink juice.) So blog commenting is an effective activity for getting your SEO game tight in indirect fashion.

Many Warriors do not see beyond today. Or, cannot see the benefits of actually befriending human beings, being hellbent on seeing an instant result or direct benefit from any one action. More than ever though, Google is forcing you to help folks and build friendships to rank on page 1. Guys like Neil Patel kill it on Google because they dot all the i's and cross all the t's SEO-wise with smaller details but offer immense value and build friendships. He featured me at least 3 times on his blog that I know of, and blog commenting was a prime strategy that helped me land backlinks on his iconic blog, John Chow's blog, Forbes, Fox News, Entrepreneur, Virgin and Positively Positive, let alone the 1000 plus guest posts I've place.

Had to share because so many new bloggers and marketers are confused about how blog commenting works SEO-wise. Also because this is an awesome way for new bloggers and marketers to make an impact in their early days, before guest posting and feature opportunities avail themselves. No barriers to entry save staying out of spam folders.
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  • Profile picture of the author Nortus Fitness
    Hey Ryan!

    Thanks for sharing this valuable descriptive information.
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  • Profile picture of the author VINITASINGH
    HEY
    Aa per me genuine comment really help ..main thing that you need to consider that i which side your commenting and commenting shouldbe related to that blog otherwise they will spam it
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  • Profile picture of the author Arun Soni
    Yes, it is true that Genuine blog commenting boost SEO process not only the business brand visibility but ranking of the keywords in the google SERP.
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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
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    Originally Posted by ryanbiddulph View Post

    Many Warriors do not see beyond today. Or, cannot see the benefits of actually befriending human beings, being hellbent on seeing an instant result or direct benefit from any one action. More than ever though, Google is forcing you to help folks and build friendships to rank on page 1. Guys like Neil Patel kill it on Google because they dot all the i's and cross all the t's SEO-wise with smaller details but offer immense value and build friendships. He featured me at least 3 times on his blog that I know of, and blog commenting was a prime strategy that helped me land backlinks on his iconic blog, John Chow's blog, Forbes, Fox News, Entrepreneur, Virgin and Positively Positive, let alone the 1000 plus guest posts I've place.


    Apparently some things didn't do so well on the "The $100,000 Challenge" [sic] (cough / complete BS).

    ...and the other guy is promoting Mobe like it's going out of style (FTC vs Mobe) so I wouldn't accuse those two of being good role models and that pretty much discredits the whole delusional story.


    The Federal Trade Commission has charged three individuals and nine businesses with bilking more than $125 million from thousands of consumers with a fraudulent business education program called MOBE ("My Online Business Education"). A federal court halted the scheme and froze the defendants' assets at the FTC's request.

    Maybe pick better friends?
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  • Profile picture of the author dave_hermansen
    Agreed. The first article is hilarious. Setting aside the obvious failure that it was not actually earning from blogging, I was a bit disappointed in the ending. Emily declared that the goal had sadly been met. Wasn't the goal to make at least $100,000/month in PROFIT per month, not "earn" $100,000 in revenue?
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  • Profile picture of the author paulgl
    Yes, walking around a busy LA corner with a sign with your website, gets it well known. You might get traffic. You might get grandma to link to you on her quilting blog. You make a name for yourself!

    Yup! Holding a sign on a street corner helps your SEO.

    Genuine sign-twirling helps SEO!

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  • Neil Patel and whether his techniques work or not is a sore spot with a lot of folks.

    However, no one can deny that he does marketing well. No one here asks about any of our member's experience by name or refers to such and such a member as great in SEO or whatever.

    They do with Neil all the time. Maybe he's fake it till he makes it or is wrong about this theory or that theory. But he is everywhere and has a following that most here would die for.

    And many of the bashers don't share their own blog with their own advice. Why not? You post here all day why not put it on a blog so your site can be deconstructed and can prove whether you know SEO or not?

    Just saying.
    Mark
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    • Profile picture of the author dave_hermansen
      Originally Posted by Mark Singletary View Post

      Neil Patel and whether his techniques work or not is a sore spot with a lot of folks.

      However, no one can deny that he does marketing well. No one here asks about any of our member's experience by name or refers to such and such a member as great in SEO or whatever.

      They do with Neil all the time. Maybe he's fake it till he makes it or is wrong about this theory or that theory. But he is everywhere and has a following that most here would die for.

      And many of the bashers don't share their own blog with their own advice. Why not? You post here all day why not put it on a blog so your site can be deconstructed and can prove whether you know SEO or not?

      Just saying.
      Mark
      The article was extremely well written, made a lot of good points about this obvious failure and Neil's blatant manipulation of his original premise and was just plain funny. Just sayin' ...
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    • Profile picture of the author yukon
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      Originally Posted by Mark Singletary View Post

      Neil Patel and whether his techniques work or not is a sore spot with a lot of folks.

      However, no one can deny that he does marketing well. No one here asks about any of our member's experience by name or refers to such and such a member as great in SEO or whatever.

      They do with Neil all the time. Maybe he's fake it till he makes it or is wrong about this theory or that theory. But he is everywhere and has a following that most here would die for.

      And many of the bashers don't share their own blog with their own advice. Why not? You post here all day why not put it on a blog so your site can be deconstructed and can prove whether you know SEO or not?

      Just saying.
      Mark


      It's all rehashed sales pitch. Noobs eat that stuff up because they don't know any better.

      Mobe did the same thing granted to a greater extent than Cobra Kai, drew attention, targeted noobs, hoodwinked them when they were vulnerable and now the FTC is investigating.

      No, I don't think those are very smart things to be doing.

      Me?

      I don't sell to IMers, don't need a blog, hell, you're lucky I'm writing this much. Money sites mostly involve images, legal downloadable content and a few niche tutorials per domain.

      As far as SEO, know my way around the block for what, around 12 years now. I know BS when I see it. I try to help people here with their SEO because I want to, not to pay bills. Nobody here needs to believe anything I say, I still get paid either way.

      To be honest, this SEO sub-forum is pretty dead compared to it's heyday a few years ago. Not very many new/legit questions/threads these days. I think a lot of that traffic was overflow from the WSO forums where WSO sellers were bringing in their own traffic and that traffic would spread out over the rest of WF. My guess is WSOs aren't selling all that much. Anyways, the traffic dried up.

      Where's your blog?

      Just saying.
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    • Profile picture of the author MikeFriedman
      Originally Posted by Mark Singletary View Post

      Neil Patel and whether his techniques work or not is a sore spot with a lot of folks.

      However, no one can deny that he does marketing well. No one here asks about any of our member's experience by name or refers to such and such a member as great in SEO or whatever.

      They do with Neil all the time. Maybe he's fake it till he makes it or is wrong about this theory or that theory. But he is everywhere and has a following that most here would die for.

      And many of the bashers don't share their own blog with their own advice. Why not? You post here all day why not put it on a blog so your site can be deconstructed and can prove whether you know SEO or not?

      Just saying.
      Mark
      I have said many times that Neil is a very good marketer. All the proof you need that Neil is a good marketer is that he has so many people believing he knows SEO. That is amazing marketing right there.
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  • Profile picture of the author Daijon Moss
    Yes I agree with Ryan Biddulph. I also have a good knowledge of blog commenting but today I learn something different and unique on blog commenting from you as you said "commenting genuinely on blogs for weeks or months helps you make friends with bloggers in your niche. These bloggers interview or mention you on their websites (backlink juice) or invite you to guest post on their sites (backlink juice.) " this one is a new for me.
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  • Profile picture of the author KylieSweet
    Blog commenting can help in different ways and also can hurt site's reputation most of the time with link spammers, but it has nothing to do with SEO.
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