Blogs used to be the central place for people to share points of view. Status updates have moved to facebook. Link sharing has moved to twitter. Photo sharing has moved to instagram. What is left for blogs is a place to spread corporate agenda. Why?
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You read a great blog post that gives you a great desire to leave a feedback comment. But then you can’t find the comment box. What!? There is no comments enabled for that blog post. This has to be one of my greatest frustrations with a new trend in blogs. The disabling of comments. Why […]
WordPress CEO Matt Mullenweg said that the average post on WordPress is 280 words long, and that
If you have comments disabled on your blog, chances are I won’t spend my time reading it. If I spend the time reading your blog, then you should spend time reading the comments on your blog. To disable comments on your blog is like saying, “screw you” to your readers. You are saying, “I don’t […]
The blogging platform of the future needs two main things. Community and topic-specific subscription. Drupal allows people to subscribe to specific topics (or categories) of posts. But drupal doesn’t have a tied-in community to their platform. In fact, it’s hard to find any blogging platform that has a tied-in community. Blogger? No. WordPress? No. Livejournal? […]
If someone comments on your blog post, you should always try to respond. If you don’t, it shows readers that you don’t care about the comments or possibly you don’t even read the comments. [sidenote: not ALL comments by readers deserve a response; but if you have a low comment rate on your blog, you […]