[quote style="boxed"]Today, I’m here with Vikram who works for The Search Labs. It is home to high quality link building processes. Manual link building for quality SEO and performance is the focus of post-panda link building companies like The Search Labs. Here in SEO MMO Tips, Vikram wants to share the simple and effective backlinking via blog commenting. Please welcome him. ~Suresh Khanal[/quote]
[dropcap]G[/dropcap]et back to the basic, go back to the ages when projects like WordPress and Movable was in a state of yet to see the lights, you’ll find a remarkable trail left behind by Blog Commenting. Even today under the Sun of virtual marketing Blog Commenting is used as an eminent method of earning backlinks. The era has evolved with a lot of new dimensions, now a day blog systems allow the bloggers to leave a URL to their website with every comment. Let’s discuss its pro and cons, let’s make ourselves the Jack of the Trade.
There are a few caution measures to be followed. Stick to the marketing agenda & keep the focus on strategy. Every comment lets you key in an URL but you must not spam with it. More post with URL may enable you get more viewers in less time but it can also fetch you the negative attention of the administrators, which may result in black listing your e-mail ID, it will prevent you posting comments in future.
Blog List on The Go
Leaving comments in each and every blog is not only tedious, but also time consuming; even commenting on each and every blog does not have any value add to your marketing purposes.
Many people prefer using software that crawls Google for search queries and pulls blog URLs out into a large list, categorizes links based on PR juice, DoFollow/NoFollow, current number of comments, and many other stats.
At times just a simple RSS Reader can be more beneficial than heavily paid software. Searching Google, based on keywords to find blogs to comment is a hectic, but once completed, queue them to RSS feed URL into your reader and spend a few minutes daily to find latest, interesting and relevant posts, which can fetch in traffic, then just drop a comment towards the bottom and you are done with marketing.
Replicate/Capitalize Other’s Comments
Blog Comments need not bear heavy insight along with; it does not serve the marketing requirements at all. It has been observed that many times, while commenting on a blog we get driven with emotion, key in our wisdom on the topic, but context is not that important from marketing perspective, until and unless you feel description is absolutely obligatory. You just need to exploit the flow of the fellow comments such as congratulations to the authors & thanks.
Frequency of Using Keywords
Very carefully choose frequency of using keywords; repetition will annoy the visitor, even Google ignores such posts, considering them as spams, regardless to the value of the comment. Rather posting a simple URL, may be linking with older post, entry or date can provide higher output.
After all this, branding play a pivotal role in stabilizing your website and what is best than an avatar for branding! When visitors can see your comments and connect the branding through your avatar the chances of getting a click through on your link improves greatly.
Gravatar is a free network which allows anyone with an e-mail address to create an Internet-wide avatar. WordPress is the core system which ties into the Gravatar network and by signing up your comments can become a bit more personalized. With the combined effort of WordPress & Gravatar, you’ll be able to leave a trademark behind, wherever you comment using that Email ID.
With a combination of these tips, intelligence, artistry of commenting & patience you’ll be able to achieve enormous growth of backlinks you can acquire.
Hiring freelancers or outsourcing can also be benefactor for marketing plans to acquiring PageRank and backlinks.
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