The right way to post a comment?

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Is there a right way to post comments on blogs? Like do you just say 'thanks for the information' or are you supposed to write something like 'I see your article is about backpacks visit: backpack.com'?

And if your posting your link to your webpage, do you post just your home link or internal links also? So if you have 50 internal links, do you post all 50/
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  • Profile picture of the author JSProjects
    Originally Posted by Blue445nm View Post

    Is there a right way to post comments on blogs? Like do you just say 'thanks for the information' or are you supposed to write something like 'I see your article is about backpacks visit: backpack.com'?

    And if your posting your link to your webpage, do you post just your home link or internal links also? So if you have 50 internal links, do you post all 50/
    Sorry, but, "Thanks for the information" + 50 links is a sure-fire way to get your comment denied and your website / IP / whatever reported for spam.

    When commenting make sure you're leaving legitimate replies that actually relate to the blog post. I always suggest stopping and thinking "would I approve this comment on my own blog?" before posting.

    As far as linking, just link to a single page and make sure you do it in the designated "website" or "URL" field.
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    • Profile picture of the author Blue445nm
      Originally Posted by JSProjects View Post

      Sorry, but, "Thanks for the information" + 50 links is a sure-fire way to get your comment denied and your website / IP / whatever reported for spam.

      When commenting make sure you're leaving legitimate replies that actually relate to the blog post. I always suggest stopping and thinking "would I approve this comment on my own blog?" before posting.

      As far as linking, just link to a single page and make sure you do it in the designated "website" or "URL" field.
      Well I've seen several people using auto approving blogs that don't have to worry about the comment getting denied or marked for spam. Comment luv comments is something I've seen people buy in the sections here.

      But if it was auto-approve how would I make the comment?
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      • Profile picture of the author JSProjects
        Originally Posted by Blue445nm View Post

        Well I've seen several people using auto approving blogs that don't have to worry about the comment getting denied or marked for spam. Comment luv comments is something I've seen people buy in the sections here.

        But if it was auto-approve how would I make the comment?
        CommentLuv & KeywordLuv enabled blogs aren't auto approve by default. The are, however, usually DoFollow. And since the blog owner actively installed a blog commenting related plugin, your approval rates should be a lot higher.

        If you're linking directly to your site I wouldn't even bother posting on auto approve blogs. They're usually spammed - or will be spammed soon enough.
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  • Profile picture of the author KirkB
    I wouldn't bother with auto-approve comments - they'll likely be filled with spam in no time. Take the time to seek out some good blogs that are relevant to your niche and leave an intelligent comment. Three real comments to high ranking blogs is better than 100 crappy ones IMHO.
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    • Profile picture of the author Blue445nm
      Originally Posted by KirkB View Post

      I wouldn't bother with auto-approve comments - they'll likely be filled with spam in no time. Take the time to seek out some good blogs that are relevant to your niche and leave an intelligent comment. Three real comments to high ranking blogs is better than 100 crappy ones IMHO.
      Okay I need to get this straight. What if the 100 crappy ones are PR5 but have nothing to do with your website and have more than 1000 OBL? What is crap and what is not? Autoapprove is good or bad?

      Are there better ways than just making blog comments to get links like submitting to directories?
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      • Profile picture of the author gPlayer
        Originally Posted by Blue445nm View Post

        Okay I need to get this straight. What if the 100 crappy ones are PR5 but have nothing to do with your website and have more than 1000 OBL? What is crap and what is not? Autoapprove is good or bad?

        Are there better ways than just making blog comments to get links like submitting to directories?
        What ever the PR doesn't matter. Comment in low PR blog but that is related to your niche and with low obl is best. For me dofollow and nofollow are same. In most case auto approve blog are full of spammy comments or its going to be a garage of spam.
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  • Profile picture of the author jameseyoakum
    As much as possible DO NOT attempt to promote right away. Makes sure to leave a legitimate comment on the site and the topic on hand. Create a discussion between you and the webmaster, soon after the other visitors will reply on your comment. That could be your change to promote, but not true to all cases.
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  • Profile picture of the author kiranrk
    Over experience, as a site owner, I've seen that you get respected more when you just provide solutions, & no canvassing as a part of it. You can include your site below your name, & if it's a genuine reply, you'll get a backlink instantly.

    Ravi
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  • Profile picture of the author markiz
    Agree 100% - only on a related topic and dofollow.
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  • Profile picture of the author Caleb12
    There are several things you can do. The first thing is make sure it is relevant to your website obviously. The next thing is, I wouldn't worry about it if it no-follow or do-follow because it won't look natural if you don't have a balanced. And if you don't worry about it then it will be as natural as possible. The second thing is make sure you only link to your blog or homepage. I would recommend you don't link to a specific blog URL in the URL field and never link to a sales page or anything close to it. Add value as well. You can do this by giving some additional tips, replying to an existing comment answering their question, replying to a question within the post they ask (sometimes that happens), or disagreeing on something within the post and explaining yourself.
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  • Profile picture of the author imsun
    When comment on forum, share some useful information that you know [ or Google for it] and always be right on topic.By this way you can bring some traffic and few subscribers too
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  • Profile picture of the author Dragontech
    Originally Posted by Blue445nm View Post

    Is there a right way to post comments on blogs? Like do you just say 'thanks for the information' or are you supposed to write something like 'I see your article is about backpacks visit: backpack.com'?

    And if your posting your link to your webpage, do you post just your home link or internal links also? So if you have 50 internal links, do you post all 50/
    1. Just spend a minute or 2 skimming through the article and post a "responsive" comment

    2. Look at what anchors other people are leaving and follow, though using your name or just the url would look more natural but if you notice someone is using a targeted anchor then why not do the same.
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  • Profile picture of the author Vivers
    Just leave a comment as if you read the blog post that was written. That's what your suppose to do. Link only to 1 page.
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  • Profile picture of the author athenistic
    I just got a comment this morning that fits into this topic.

    I was looking at my stats for a particular site when I saw that someone had recently visited my site via Yahoo with the search string "leave a reply [product-model-number] review."

    This person spent 5 minutes on my site reading through 4 pages before deciding to leave a comment.

    Some affiliate marketer searching for footprints wanting to grab a well-placed backlink, right? I'm totally cool with that. Heck, I've done that.

    So I head on over to see the comment, and I see that it was even attributed to a fairly decent website with a website email address.

    But the comment read:
    It is a nice blog. You describe all things in a good manner. You use images that enhance the appearance of your blog. It is a useful information for us. I want to say thanks for sharing information with us.
    Thanks again.
    If you're going to spend 5 minutes deciding which page would be the best to leave your link, wouldn't it make more sense to put a little effort in what you're going to write?

    Instead, I've just marked your email address as spam, and you wasted 5 minutes and a perfectly good opportunity to get a good back link.

    Think of all the good links you could get if you just put in a little effort, people!!
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    • Profile picture of the author JSProjects
      Originally Posted by athenistic View Post

      I just got a comment this morning that fits into this topic.

      I was looking at my stats for a particular site when I saw that someone had recently visited my site via Yahoo with the search string "leave a reply [product-model-number] review."

      This person spent 5 minutes on my site reading through 4 pages before deciding to leave a comment.

      Some affiliate marketer searching for footprints wanting to grab a well-placed backlink, right? I'm totally cool with that. Heck, I've done that.

      So I head on over to see the comment, and I see that it was even attributed to a fairly decent website with a website email address.

      But the comment read:
      If you're going to spend 5 minutes deciding which page would be the best to leave your link, wouldn't it make more sense to put a little effort in what you're going to write?

      Instead, I've just marked your email address as spam, and you wasted 5 minutes and a perfectly good opportunity to get a good back link.

      Think of all the good links you could get if you just put in a little effort, people!!
      BINGO.

      It's not hard to leave a good comment. Especially if you're spending your time looking for posts to comment on. Why not spend an extra minute leaving a legitimate, on-topic reply?
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  • Profile picture of the author BombyDimpu
    Try to post legitimate comment ... otherwise webmasters not accept your comment. If you post useful comment webmasters also accept a Backlink to your website or blog.
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  • Profile picture of the author PatrickLSO
    You should only post a comment if you are adding value, or are truly thanking the person for their information. Even if you are just trying to build backlinks there is no need to be spammy. You can add value to the community and they will be much more receptive to you because of it.

    Also, every comment you do should not link back to your site. In fact, unless it is ultra relevant, don't do it at all. People can click your name if they are interested in what you had to say.
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