I was talking to a business associate today about blogging and got this quick remark…”OH, never comments to anyone’s blog, you will be covered up with SPAM if you do.” Since I know this is not true I take this as belonging with the same adage that you can get a girl pregnant by kissing.
But is that the reason people who read blogs don’t comment?
Really, I do not see that many comments to people’s blogs that I read. When I do it usually is more of a chat or argument between two people over a subject…that is not commenting to me.
Stats show that thousands read blogs, but only a very small percent take the time to tell the person writing the blog what their thoughts are on the subject.
Of course, when someone is blogging on picking boogers, I am not sure there is a need to comment…their blogging on that subject should stand alone…literally.
Commenting on what someone else has to say should be more directed to the subject and providing an alternative point of view than to just comment to be commenting…
Yes there are the idiots out there the spray the blogsphere with comments to get traffic to them and that could be referred to as being spammed. But on the most part comments should state a point or statement of support to an issue and not a notice that thee is a sale on Xboxes at Target….
I suppose that is why most people don’t comment…