Day 7: Comment
This is the most common advice that top bloggers give on building a readership for your blog; Comment Comment Comment! Commenting on blogs enable you to build a relationship not only with authors of the blogs but also with the readers. Rather than trying to repeat what top bloggers have already said about commenting and the benefits that it brings, we will leave with you some of these great articles:
Copyblogger asks, Is Commenting on Blogs a Smart Traffic Strategy?
Chris Garrett tells us 10 Reasons Commenting is Good For Bloggers
ProBlogger Darren Rowse writes, The Power of Commenting on Blogs
Dosh Dosh shares a marketing tip on How to Use Blog Comments as a Personal or Blog Branding Strategy
And our favourite of all, written also by Darren Rowse, 11 Tips for Getting Your Comments Noticed on a Popular Blog
We commented on a few interesting and related blogs on Day 7. You don’t have to comment only on blogs related to yours, but it is recommended because you are able to connect with the authors and readers of relevant blogs better than those random blogs that you have no interest in. This is because we are not just looking at a quick win but we are trying to build a relationship with bloggers and readers that will bring more benefits in a longer term.
Time spent: 2 hours
Read how it all started: 7 Days Traffic Building Exercise