Every blogger wants their readers to interact with their website. More than just clicking, reading, and viewing, commenting is one of the best user interactions bloggers want to see on their websites. Comments are great for SEO, and bloggers can use them as a tool to improve their website performance. It is essential in being visible on the internet. So, blogger or not, everyone must learn how to write comments. Not only write them but ensure that they stay relevant, credible, and useful. There are many techniques to write a good comment. With the right tools, it can boost a commenter’s expertise and popularity if it is done often enough. [Read more…]
Oh my. David Peralty of XFEP is annoyed with e-mail newsletters that are just rehashes of the RSS feed. I publish one of those myself, and without the “special notes” David mentions, using Feedburner. David says:
You should be happy that I subscribe to your RSS feed rather than punish me by making me get the same information two different ways so that you look like you have twice as many subscribers.
Agreed, and some blogs most certainly push newsletters for no reason other than to pimp the subscriber count, like David reasons. However, there’s another thing to take into consideration. If you don’t push your e-mail newsletter, how will the RSS un-savvy of your readership subscribe to your blog? [Read more…]