I LOVE to see your comments posted on my blog, IF…
you add a great and valuable contribution to the discussion!
And if you leave your awesome comments, you should be rewarded with a DOfollow link back to your site. Because that’s exactly what you deserve for such efforts!
Most blogging software come with a ‘nofollow’-feature installed. That means, that although a link is created, it is of little or no value, because the search engines will not ‘DOfollow’ the link and credit your site with link value.
This ‘nofollow’-feature originally was implemented to prevent spam, but instead it’s now used to prevent backlinks. That means, that everyone who makes the effort to add valuable content to my site will NOT get rewarded for the wrong reasons.
In fact, they’re punished.
That didn’t sound good to me.
Spam should be fought with anti-spam measures, NOT with the exclusion of a DOfollow link!
Therefore, one day, I decided to remove the ‘nofollow’ attribute and add a DOfollow instead.
Now that I have set that one straight, I encourage you to post useful and valuable comments. By that, I mean submitting information that adds value to the discussion.
And if you do, you deserve a juicy DOfollow backlink from me.
The same applies to a trackback link.
That means, I have to check every website and I can read English, Dutch, French, German and a bit of Spanish, but Romanian, Russian, Bahassa Indonesia and Turkish, just to name a few, are very difficult for me to follow.
If I can, I will, but if I can’t, I’ll delete them.
Another way to get your comment deleted instantly is an About-page that starts with ‘This is an example of a WordPress page, blah blah blah’. That tells me you’re not taking your blog serious.
Links that I will delete immediately:
- irrelevant links, that is: links to NON Internet marketing related sites
- worthless comments (that have nothing to do with the content and are only submitted to get link juice), like
“Ooooh what an awesome article,
I will use it for my web at: (URL).
Thank you so mucha….”
- affiliate links (tsk, tsk, tsk, don’t know how to do this properly?)
- links to sales or any other promotional pages, garbage, adsense or scraped content sites
- links to offensive sites (porn, hate, violence, gambling)
- links to directories, traffic exchanges, games, etc.
For the rest, it’s up to me. I’m quite tolerant, but don’t push it too far, otherwise…..
So please …. don’t spam the comments section of this blog, so I can keep the link juices flowing!
Of course it’s up to you, but I encourage you to do the same. After all, THAT’S what makes the Internet tick!
On another note, from time to time I will add Top Commentator to the main page of my blog.
Served on a first come, first shown basis, I will show 8 of them, using a DOfollow link.
Each month, the tally will be reset.
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