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Alice Elliott

5 Reasons You Should Start Commenting On Blogs Again

  When was the last time you commented on a blog post? Go on, own up! I reckon it was quite a while, wasn’t it? And yet I bet you’ve been happily commenting away on social media since then. Why is that? Real-time responses? Instant gratification? No moderation? Massive amount of material to comment on?…


Alice Elliott

Quiz: Find Out Why You’re Getting Fewer Comments On Your Blog

getting fewer comments

It’s starting to become obvious that most bloggers are getting fewer comments on their blogs than they did some years ago. For ordinary, mortal bloggers, this can be very demoralising. Some may consider this lack of interaction as a sign that nobody loves them or are reading their posts. In fact to them the blogosphere seems to be completely devoid of readers!…



Alice Elliott

10 Reasons Your Readers Aren’t Commenting On Your Blog

10 reasons why readers aren't commenting on your blog

It can be extremely soul destroying putting your heart and soul into creating a fantastic post, and your readers aren’t commenting on your blog. In fact you get zero feedback, zilch, nothing, tumbleweed bounces across your screen. You soon start to doubt your prowess as a blogger. And understandably so, if you get so little recognition for…


Alice Elliott

How allowing comments on your blog can attract more readers

Following on from a period when allowing comments on blogs was out of favour, it’s now time to reverse that trend and get commenting again! Yes, I know social media has taken over. But really is that a good thing? Don’t you find the quality of comments there can leave much to be desired? Many bloggers claim…


Dorien Morin

Is Blog Commenting a Lost Art?

Do You Have a Blog Commenting Strategy? ‘Say what?’ Yes I ask you; do you have a blog commenting strategy? Do you have ‘comment goals’ for your own blog? Have you ever analyzed your articles to find out why some articles get commented on a lot and other (great) articles get no response at all?…