I felt a need to write this because I tend to make my rounds of hundreds of blogs and comment on blog posts I find interesting. But I often find that I never check back to see if there was a reply because I am not notified of one. For the blogs that have a “subscribe to comment” feature, I always check it. I can then go back and continue the conversation. There is a free plugin for this on the WordPress website, so it should not be an issue.
Are you lacking traffic?
I try and teach my readers how to maximize their revenue, seo, and traffic. My goal here is to make you rich or at least very well off. I would be remiss if I did not stress that you need to create return-traffic from readers who once visited. There are many ways to create those return visits, and some of them are:
- Subscribe to comments
- Newsletter subscription
- Twitter & other social networks
- RSS Feeds
- Reciprocal commenting on commentators blogs
- Replying to comments made by your readers
The idea is to utilize simple tools to bring people back. If you are slacking in any of these, then you are failing as a blogger. Stop right now and work these things into your routine. Do not advance to something else until these items are something you do on reflex. These things should be something you do just like you breathe air and eat food. Without them you will DIE a horrible blogging death!