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After one has successfully created a blog the very next thing they head over is to write quality articles. Next they want people to read their articles and get feedback on their article in the form of comments.
These days many bloggers are commenting on regular basis on various blogs. Do you know why people comment on other blogs?
Most of these bloggers are generating huge amounts of traffic to their blog through their comments! Commenting costs us nothing and it is the best way to promote our blog and produce targeted traffic for free.
So if you are a new blogger who has written some marvelous articles but have no idea on how to produce traffic from comments then this post will be very handy to you. Commenting has become one of the most misunderstood art by many as they do it just for the sake of backlinks or for traffic.
But by commenting in the right way, you can build a strong relationship with the blog owner and sometimes with the regular visitors too who find your comments in every single post of others blogs. Thus you can gain new relationships as well as new readers to your blog.
Benefits of commenting on a blog:
• You will get a free backlink to your blog (maybe do follow).
• You will get targeted traffic for free.
• You can engage with other like minded bloggers.
• You can improve your blog’s visibility.
• You can gain new readers to your blog.
• You can promote your newly written posts by commenting in CommentLuv enabled blogs.
Tips to generate traffic by commenting:
Some bloggers are pulling huge number of visitors to their blogs by commenting on others blogs. I’m sharing some of the strategies that will help you to pull visitors to your blogs.
Leave long, pro comments:
Leaving long and professional comments will attract readers.
Just imagine if there are comments which were stopped with two or three words and comments with 7 or 8 sentences. Think which comment will attract author and reader the most.
Long or the short one, definitely a long one isn’t it.
Don’t stop simply by writing “Great post!” or “Thanks for sharing”. That will surely destroy your reputation and sometimes blog owners may mark it as spam and even if they did approve they won’t reply you back.
So, first thing you need to do is find at least five blogs in your niche, read their latest posts completely and carefully. Later leave a comment about that post with some points which you have read and finish it by asking a question if you really have some.
I believe the author will surely reply to your comment and answer your questions too. The comment which was replied by author will attract the attention of other readers who came to that post.
As a token of gratitude the author will visit back to your site and give his opinion on your posts. This is one of the best ways to produce traffic to your blog.
[My tip: Read each and every word on that post. This will help you to produce larger comments. Never comment for the sake of backlinks]
Be first to comment on the blog’s new post:
After finding a blog which is related to your niche, your next step is to be a first commenter on every new post that blog publishes.
This will surely attract other regular readers of that blog to visit your blog. Because when a reader completes reading a post, they will see your comment immediately after the post.
So there are chances for them to click your blog’s link. If you are able to comment on the articles being the first person, chances of getting traffic will be more compared to a comment which is written last.
[My Tip: Subscribe to their RSS feed, this will notify you when the blog publish a new post]
Have your own photo uploaded at Gravatar:
These days most of the bloggers are building their blogs on WordPress. WordPress uses Gravatar to generate image of the commentators.
So by uploading your picture at Gravatar, your picture will appear on your comments.
The comment with own picture will attracts a lot than one with no image. But be sure to upload your own photo rather than some other images.
[My Tip: If you don’t have your image uploaded at Gravatar, go to en.gravatar.com and upload your picture.]
Leave more comments on the blog:
This trick will works great if the blog lists top commentators on its sidebar. So the more you comment on the blog, the more the chances for you to get listed in that top commentators list.
[My Tip: Take some time and comment on older posts too]
Use CommentLuv plugin wisely:
Everyone loves to get rewarded and CommentLuv is one of such plugin which is used to reward commentators.
And if the blog has CommentLuv enabled, you’ve got an extra chance to produce traffic. Enter your blog’s URL in the website field and tick the CommentLuv box.
Then choose the article which you think as best. This will compel the reader to click.
Also do use CommentLuv in your blog too, as people visit your blog regularly to promote their new posts too so it is a kind of two way traffic.
[My Tip: Try to choose less viewed post on your blog. This will help you to increase views to such post]
Don’t forget to share the article, if CommentLuv premium is enabled there:
Nowadays many blogs uses CommentLuv premium. CommentLuv premium adds a feature that will generate more articles to choose from your blog by sharing that blog’s post in social networking sites.
You need to click Tweet, +1 and like buttons on CommentLuv premium enabled blogs. It will generate Twitter, Google plus and Facebook icons on your comment.
This will also attract a reader and makes him visit your blog. The blog owner might also visit you back and share your articles in their social networks and people will come from social networking sites too.
[My Tip: Click all social share buttons in CommentLuv premium box]
Try to answer the questions asked by others:
Read others comments too. They might have asked some questions which you might have know.
Answer to the question which you feel is within your reach. This will also produce some traffic to your blog.
You can also engage in others comments by sharing a word of encouragement.
[My Tip: Don’t answer to the question that you don’t know about. Answer only if you know something about it]
Are you equipped with these tips?
Try to implement each and every tip you have read in this post.
And show me how much you have learned by commenting in this post.
And don’t forget to share this post with your friends and regular visitors.