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Old 29th August 2012, 05:38 AM   #1
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Default Is Blog Commenting Really Important For SEO??

Is blog commenting really important for SEO?? Well, it's just seem hard to find blog sites that have lots of commentator. Of course, you'd choose a blog that has lots of reader... so i'd really like to know if blog commenting is really that important as I'm not doing it very often to optimise my website.

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Old 29th August 2012, 05:43 AM   #2
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Is blog commenting really important for SEO?? Well, it's just seem hard to find blog sites that have lots of commentator. Of course, you'd choose a blog that has lots of reader... so i'd really like to know if blog commenting is really that important as I'm not doing it very often to optimise my website.
Blog commenting is the old strategy in SEO for building backlinks for our site with the targeted keywords in it. Because of this many spammers using blog commenting and inserting their website link in blogs. But as for Google's recent penguin update, the backlinks that comes from low quality websites are not useful anymore.

The site which is ranking for the low quality backlinks will not be ranking anymore in search engines. But still blog commenting plays a major role in ranking a site unless and until you make spam.

My advise is to participate in blog commenting but do it related to your niche. This will be best. Also try to get do follow backlink from blogs that really worth.

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Old 29th August 2012, 07:42 AM   #3

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@borgninestallon: i do agree with you

Blog commenting is still useful if we do it smartly.

- Ignore irreverent blog
- Use your website name instead of keywords
- Ignore auto approve comment blogs
- Do comment on fresh article
- Give generic comment only

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Old 29th August 2012, 10:58 AM   #4
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Blog commenting is an important part of SEO , but its beneficial only when blog comments are on relevant blogs. Blog comments on the irrelevant niche blogs are considered spam in SEO now.

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Blog commenting as well as guest blogging is very effective SEO tools and have to be considered carefully. In my case, these methods proved to be the most effective.

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Old 31st August 2012, 01:49 PM   #6
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Blog commenting used to be a way that a lot of people used to get "free" links to their website. Nowadays, though, it's probably not such a good idea.

In the wake of the recent Panda and Penguin updates from Google, links from blog comments on low-quality or spam blogs are not going to count in your favor. Blog comment links may also be a problem if they have your keyword in the anchor text (as in, you used your keyword in place of your name when you submitted the comment). Too high a proportion of exact-match keyword anchor text links looks artificial.

In fact, if those are the primary links you have pointing to your site, they will likely actually count against you. People who have link profiles that look like that have increasingly been finding their sites have dropped off the map, and they're getting "unnatural link" warnings in Google Webmaster Tools.

If you're going to comment on blogs to try to get links, use your real name (or at least your company or brand name) when you submit the comment. Make sure the blog is a legitimate originally-written blog, not just a collection of "spun" articles "borrowed" from elsewhere. And don't rely just on blog comment links for your inbound linking profile. That's a recipe for disaster in today's search world.


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I do agree here. Commenting on blogs that are related to your niche is the way to go. Google updates are looking more into quality instead of quantity. So even if you made hundreds of comments on blogs that are practically worthless, then they wouldn't count at all. So better look for blogs that are really good and also ranks well in search engines and make useful comments.

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Blog commenting is an old school method, yet effective way to gain backlinks just use a nice strategy when placing blog comments. Limit or don't use your target keyword as anchor text since blog owners looks this as spam. I prefer to use random names.

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Of course it is. Just remember that it must be related to your niche and good quality blog.

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Depends what are you expecting from blog Commenting!

I mean you have two options:-
-Either use it for branding purpose- do high quality commenting encouraging interaction.
-use it to generate backlinks with low quality comment.

I do only for the purpose of branding and to make sure user knows my company name and i will also recommend my fellow mates to do the same way.

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