Blog Commenting – Source of Traffic, Money, and Relationships

Blog Commenting – Source of Traffic, Money, and Relationships

Yes, you read it right, blog commenting is a source of:

  • Traffic (Referral Traffic)
  • Relationships (With Author and Blog Owner)
  • Money (It’s a secret)

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Traffic (Referral Traffic)

What is the hardest thing for a new blogger to get?

It is traffic; yes, traffic is the hardest thing to get for a new blogger.

We can get traffic through 3 main sources:

 

Organic – It takes time to rank your article. You will need to build some authority (in terms of backlinks, PR etc.) to rank higher in the search engines in order to receive decent traffic from Google.

Direct Traffic- Come on guys…. I am a newbie; nobody knows the name of my domain! How can I get direct traffic that way?

Referral Traffic – When you get traffic from another site that posted your link on their website and people visit your site through that link, it is called Referral Traffic.

 

“Your post link on other’s site/blog”

Read the line again you will realize how commenting can help you to get more and more referral traffic, no matter whether you are a newbie or experienced.

When you commented on other blog, you left a link (one extra link if that blog use commentluv plugin) to your blog and if your comment shows that you know the topic well, then people are attracted towards your link to know more about you and your blog.

 

Relationship (with Author and Blog Owner)

A genuine value comment will  help you to establish a relationship with post author.

Everyone likes feedback about his/her task and commenting is a best way to provide feedback about the article.

 

If your feedback is genuine and value is added, it  will  most likely grab the attention of author.

A regular visit to a blog and sharing your feedback through comments help you to build a business relationship with blog owner.

 

Money (Revealing Secrets)

If you are good at providing feedback, you can earn money by providing feedback through commenting on other blogs.

Now days people are providing ‘Commenting’ services to busy bloggers.

There are bloggers who maintain many blogs at a time so they don’t have time to read others blog and comment on them to get backlinks. They also don’t have time to make relationship so they like to have an assistant who can comment on other blogs on their behalf.

You can create your business model and start your commenting service today.

 

Tips to get referral traffic through commenting

If you comment randomly on any blog then they’re possibilities that you will not get maximum output of your effort. So follow below the tips to get maximum benefit from commenting:

1. Choose five blogs that belong in your niche (you can find the blogs through Google or through various Facebook groups).

2. Don’t target well established first page ranker blogs as they usually are so busy to notice your comment.

3. Now start following these five blogs and create genuine comments (100 word comments are good enough) on their blogs for three continuous days on three different articles.

4. From prior experience, 4 out 5 blog owners will visit your blog and leave a comment on your article as well.

5. Make a note of these four blogs and leave out the one who didn’t respond. Again, select another five blogs and repeat the process.

6. Using the method above, within one month you will have around 50-70 regular visitors who will not only visit your blog but also comment on your blog; it makes your blog a great place for discussion.

Remember: Choose blogs that belong in your niche only.

 

Note: You need to keep a few things in mind while leaving comments on other blogs:

1. Your comments must be genuine.

2. It should not look like a spam.

3. It’s always better to use your real name for the comment.

4. Use your own image in Gravatar to make it more personal.

5. Comments should 100+words to grab attention.

6. If possible, make comments as long as possible to grab more attention.

7. Don’t attack others through your comments.

8. If you don’t like something or disagree with some points, mention it in a polite manner.

 

Bonus Tips

While commenting on other blogs,  read the comments on that blog; you can infer an idea for your next blog post from those comments.

 

Don’t forget to check out Ivin’s blog and course: Home Business & Commenting.

 

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Sandeep Kumar

Hi All! Myself Sandeep Kumar, I am software engineer by profession and a blogger by passion. I like to write about SEO, Wordpress, Blogging and Internet Marketing. My Blog - SEOBloggersTips


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  1. Sherrilynne Starkie

    You have an interesting writing style. Why do you break your prose into such bite sized chunks? Does it make it more tweetable? You’ve got some very good advice here, but I disagree with not commenting on A-list blogs. These bloggers do actually read their comments and most will reply when possible. In addition, you get to ‘meet’ all the other commenters.

    • Sandeep Kumar

      Hi Sherrilynne,

      Thanks for your honest comment.

      Regarding your concern on commenting on A-list blog.

      I do agree with your point that A-list blogger answer to the comments as and when they get time but my intention was to get regular traffic from by commenting for newbies thats why I suggested to target those blogs that is not as busy as A-list blog so that they can get some regular referral traffic and comments too.

  2. Rahul Kashyap

    Really @sandeep good writing style and it is very useful article for me i got some valuable point for getting traffic and blog commenting is very important you are totally write thanks for this post bro keep it up

    ~ Rahul Kashyap ~
    @rahulkashyaknl

    • Sandeep Kumar

      Thankyou very much Rahul for putting your valuable time in providing feedback of my article.

      I am glad that you got something new through my article.

  3. Lisa Chaves

    I agree, one simple blog comment could make or break you. But one thing I always bear in mind every time I comment on other’s work. And that is to be honest, sincere, and transparent and not just spamming with your link.

    • Sandeep Kumar

      Totally Agree with your point Lisa.
      Comments must be honest, genuine and value added.

      It should not ne made only to get backlink.

      • hiren

        hi sandeep thanks for share tips for how to comments to others blog. i definitely use this tips thanks again for sharing..

  4. Martin

    Thanks! I shall try to earn money online by using these very very useful tips. The info is worth considering and trying! Again bundle of thanks.

    • Sandeep Kumar

      Thanks to you Martin for providing valuable feedback.

      Yes, it is true that many people are earning through providing commenting service.

      My wishes are with you. You can contact me anytime to get some more unique idea for blog commenting service.

  5. Taswir Haider

    Good to see your another blog bro. Also thanks for the great tips. Cheers!

    • Sandeep Kumar

      Thanks Tasvir bro for commenting here.
      Well its not my own blog. Its a blog from Samuel.

      I have participated in the contest run by him.

  6. Rahul Upadhyay

    Nice tips to get traffic great effort bro…..

  7. Ravi Verma

    Agree with you Sandeep what you have said about the Commenting.
    A comment , some time leaves a great impression for the comment author and , after that, its natural to get visited his/ her blog.

    And about the money, I would like to say, if you don’t have traffic you can’t make money.
    worth read for newbies.

    • Sandeep Kumar

      Thanks Ravi for sharing your valuable feedback about my article.

      I do agree that there is direct relationship between money and traffic.

  8. Rupesh Kumar

    Nice Post. You given a very informative post for bloggers.

  9. Ryan Biddulph

    You hit on all the basics Sandeep.

    These tips work well on virtually all social networks; well done ;)

    Thanks for sharing!

    Ryan

  10. Sandeep Kumar

    Thanks Ryan for providing your value added feedback…..
    I hope you visit us regularly.

  11. Nirmala

    Yes Sandeep, as Ryan told, you covered the basic points of commenting.

    Hope it would be useful for the newbie bloggers to do blog commenting in a perfect way.

    Yeah, I too heard that we can make money by blog commenting. Am gonna try it in the future as I love to comment on other blogs.

    Am doing almost all of your listed ways related to commenting and am driving quality traffic with it.

    Thanks for presenting the effective post, My best wishes to win this contest :)

    • Sandeep Kumar

      Thanks Nirmala for sharing your valuable feedback and your good wishes.

      Whenever you try blog commenting business just give me a ping. We can discuss more on it.

      • Nirmala

        Blog commenting business? No idea about it Sandeep :(

  12. Ankit Kumar Singla

    Blog commenting is really helpful. I have also shared some best benefits of blog commenting on my blog and your points are damn good.

    • Sandeep Kumar

      Thanks Ankit for sharing your feedback about my article.

      Commenitng is really power tool to put your blogging to next level if used properly.

  13. Nwosu Desmond

    I have never seen traffic secret so simply discussed. Wished i read such article some years ago when i began blogging.

    The method shared here will definitely produce amazing results as i have personally practiced them and the results are always encouraging.

    • Sandeep Kumar

      Thanks Nwosu for sharing your experience with us.

      Looking forward to get more valuable comment from you

  14. Srikanth

    Post is really Simple But has a loads of useful content. All the Best for the Contest !!

    • Sandeep Kumar

      Hey Thanks Srikanth for your wishes and sharing your comment.

      In future also I try to write some simple but useful tricks

  15. Anil Agarwal

    Sandeep, really agree with your thoughts. There are too many benefits of doing blog commenting. And if you ask me why I do blog commenting, here are some reasons for that:

    - For building relationship with the blog owner and its audience.

    - Spreading words about me and my blog on other blogs.

    - For driving targeted traffic and much needed link love for my own blog.

    • Sandeep Kumar

      Hey Anil bro….
      nice to see your comment here…

      and a big thanks to adding value to my article with your valuable comment.

  16. Giriraj

    Commenting is a very productive way to build & strengthen relationship with other fellow bloggers. Also, traffic tend s to increase gradually.

    Thanks for an amazing write-up.
    Best Wishes..!!!

    • Sandeep Kumar

      Hi Giriraj,
      Thanks for sharing your own feedback about commenting and about my article too.

      Thanks a lot bro

  17. Asif Khan

    Yeah, commenting can really help in building trust and relationships among bloggers. This can bring traffic and there is free promotion for you if any blogger gets in a friendship with you. As always, nice writeup Sandeep bro.

    • Sandeep Kumar

      Thankyou very much Asif….
      Commenting is really powerful if used properly with a positive mind set.

  18. Rahul

    Hey Sandeep !!
    I liked your article.. very sensible article.. i read the whole post and i agree with you, a genuine comment on other blogs helps you alot in many ways.
    Thanks for sharing your own views !!

    • Sandeep Kumar

      Thankyou very much Rahul for sharing your feedback and appriciating my effort

  19. Prajwal

    Well, your articles have always been great and really informative.
    I also support the fact that blog commenting can get us traffic, if done well.
    Nice post. Best Of Luck For The Contest. :)

    • Sandeep Kumar

      Thank you very much prazwal for your kind words.
      I’ll try my best to provide more informative article in future as well.

  20. Avnish Gautam

    Hey Sandeep,

    Most of the time I do blog commenting to share my views about the topic on which post created.

    And another reason is to Get Traffic. Thanks.

    • Sandeep Kumar

      You are doing good job Avnish and I am 100% sure that you are getting a lots of referral traffic as well from these comments.

  21. Avinash Mishra

    Hi Sandeep,

    Nice tips you shared mate. I am agree with you, Blog Commenting is the juice of all kinds of activity that we do to promote our blog.

    Blog commenting gives link juice, Blog commenting gives traffic, Blog commenting helps to make relationship, Blog commenting enhances your knowledge when you truly comment by reading stuff and many more.

    Thanks a lot.

    All the Best

    -Avinash

  22. Ganesh Narayan Gupta

    Hello Sandeep Bro…Really a very good article. Read all the contents of the article carefully and you are right. I would like to thank you for providing such useful info to us.

  23. Sandeep Kumar

    Thanks Avinash for supporting my words and sharing your own views about blog commenting.

  24. Amrik Virdi

    Great blog post Sandeep. There is no doubt blog commenting can do wonders to your blog, if we do it correctly.

    Glad to read all the tips and suggestions.

    Thanks,
    Amrik

  25. Purbita Ditecha

    I am not against comment system which gives better platform to interactive with other counterpart but as an author, it will hamper on writing skills and thinking boundary. You may not be agreed with me but I have discussed this matter in my blog post with the reference of Seth Godin.

  26. aparajita

    great post i think blog commenting is very helpful in maintaining good relationships with the bloggers :) thanks for sharing

  27. Pawan

    Awesome post Sandeep. Blog commenting is definitely the matter of discussion for long time especially whether it should directly be pointing blog’s popularity or not.

    For me, blog commenting has given me an opportunity to build relationship with other bloggers. :)

    Good luck for the contest.

  28. Devya Agarwal

    Hi Sandeep,

    I am new to blogging and i am learning a lots of blogging tips from you and your blog regularly.

    You have mentioned great tips to get referral traffic using comments.

    This is really a good way for newbie to get traffic and comment both to blog.

  29. sandeep kuamr dan

    Hello, Sandeep
    I am very happy to see you here.I am appreciating your all three bullet points.We can connect with our same interest of people by commenting but comment should be true that will make a good relationship and I think relationship is very essential thing is blogging. Because we all that if you will alone then you cannot survive in blogging or any kind of business. So, Sandeep you are sharing an awesome post here.
    Thank you
    Sandeep Kumar Dan
    All the best for the contest

  30. Anish Sangamam

    I couldn’t agree more with your suggestions Sandeep. Referral traffic surely helps you get more subscribers as well. One mistake I made was not choosing niche blogs.

    I rarely comment on blogs articles. I only do when i really like it. In the beginning I always commented with the sole intention of getting one way links but now I don’t care much about it.Another reason is me being lazy at times.

    The only part I don’t like is Blog Commenting Services, such activity should be stopped as no blogger likes fake comments on their blog. A genuine comment always make a person happy and also keeps him motivated.

    Thanks for sharing this wonderful post.

  31. Vipul Garg

    This post is a real good piece of writing and is a great help to all the newbies. Commenting, everybody knows is a good way to leave links at other blogs but the way it is made understood here is just so good. Liked the tips presented. :)

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