Have you ever wondered how top bloggers pull in over 200 comments to one article on their blogs, I guess you would simply say their blogs are popular. Well, whatever your answer to that might be, there are simple rules they obey that turns in traffic and also compels readers to leave reasonable comments on their blogs which you might have not known about.
In this article, i’ll guide you through the various reasons why no one is leaving a comment on your blog and the basic things you need to do in order to gain huge exposure and more comments to your blog post. These are quite easy lay down rules that if obeyed, you’ll be shocked at what result you will gain.
6 Reasons You Are Not Getting Comments On Your Articles
1. Low Traffic
For any blogger to succeed in the blogosphere today, the first thing you need to work on is your blog’s traffic. How do you expect to gain comments on your blog post when you have been writing and no one has been reading, traffic is the starting point for any successful blogging experience. First things first, you need to build traffic and exposure to your blog, below are some links you can make use of in order to increase traffic to your blog.
- Must Read: How To Get Traffic To A New Blog
- 10 Ways To Get Traffic To Your Blog
- Building Traffic From Twitter
2. Low Quality Blog Post Content
Content is King! That’s one phrase you should always bear in mind about blogging. If someone visits your blog and find low quality or even scrapped content, he/she would immediately click on the red X icon just to close your Tab. but if you can put in more efforts in the quality of your blog posts, even if this would affect your posting frequency, it is better to have quality post than a quantity of low content post on your blog. Here are some blog posts that might help you in making quality articles on your blog.
3. You Never Asked For It
You probably would not get what you never asked for, and that’s for sure. Let’s have it done or started this way. Put in your time and effort into writing a quality blog post, and at the end, try to ask your readers to make their inputs and contributions to the article. You might get amazed at what result you can gain from this strategy. Give this a try also.
4. Your Commenting System is too Complicated
One thing readers really hate is adding complications too your blog. This can scare them away and never to return to your blog. Some bloggers go as far as adding captchas, calculations, check boxes and more in one comment form all in the name of fighting spam. Let me leak you one secret, the simpler your comment box, the more likely you are to get more comments to your articles. Try to simplify your comment form and watch it’s effect on your blog.
5. You Don’t Reward Commentators
Everyone loves been rewarded and this is also applicable to your readers. If there is a reward attached to people leaving comments on your blog, then it would really encourage people to commenting on your blog posts. Some of the rewards you can offer your readers can be CommentLuv enabled comment forms, Top Commentators Widget. The CommetentLuv plugins adds a backlink to your commentators blog from each comment they leave, you can set the links to nofollow or dofollow if you wish. While the Top commentators widget places a link to the top commentators blog of say a week in your sidebar or footer, depending on where you place the widget. It can also be set to dofollow or nofollow. Now, these rewards are really what everyone out there would want, and this would compel them into commenting on your blog.
6. You Do Not Reply Comments
Conversations build up relationships. If someone leaves a comment on your blog, and you do not reply, it is likely that the commentator would no longer comment on your blog. Replying to comments is a nice way of saying thank you to the commentator and also building relationships. Thanks to some plugins such as Send email only on Reply to My Comment, it send email notification to your commentators once you reply their comment, and this tends to build them as returning visitors to your blog.
- Must Read: Benefits Of Commenting On Other Blogs
- Benefits Of Guest Posting
- How To Make Your Blog Popular
Conclusively, if you can study and obey my 6 laid down solutions and approaches to why you are not getting comments on your blog, then expect to see an increase in the rate at which new comment would flow in to your blog. Let me know your views on this by leaving a comment, wish you the best and a Happy blogging experience.