Blog commenting is becoming more and more popular nowadays, not only because it is an easy way to build FREE topical one-way links to your website, but also because it’s a great way to meet new people and make your name recognizable among other bloggers in your field. It is also a way to form or enter a network of like-minded bloggers and build good relationships.
Whether you will use this for business or just for personal enjoyment - it’s entirely up to you. Just keep in mind - the opportunities are there, ready to be grasped and exploited.
Networking and meeting link-minded people
Let’s first consider social side of blogging, after all this is the most enjoyable part, I believe; and we shall turn to mercenary aspects later on.
When you leave quality comments on other people’s blogs and do this frequently, you form a long term relationship with the blog owners. This is also a great way to meet new interesting people and enter (or even create) a network of bloggers in your field. By getting engaged in using the call recorder free – apple itunes, not only can you make your name recognisable across the blogosphere, but you can also earn yourself a good reputation and effectively promote your own blog, including any products or services it may have to offer.
The blog owners really appreciate people leaving constructive, though provoking and insightful comments, as these help them to build relationship with their readership, and if you are able to contribute a discussion by making quality comments on regular basis, your relationship with the blog owners may turn into a great friendship.
Benefits of blog commenting
Blog commenting certainly benefits both blog owners and the commenters. Let’s consider how exactly this works.
Benefits for commenters
In terms of SEO benefits, all blogs can be divided into nofollow and dofollow blogs.
As blog commenting spam could be a series problem if not taken care of, most blog platforms (such as Wordpress, e.g.) by default are distributed with nofollow attribute for the comments.
However, there are special plug-ins that allow a blog owner to turn his blog into a dofollow blog. You may ask, why would one want to do this? We will talk about this later, and for now let’s consider what benefits dofollow blogs may offer you as a commenter.