How to Respond to Comments to Your Blog

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Writing an article can take a considerable amount of time on your part. Researching, writing, formatting and so on, it all takes time and blood, and sweat … and tears.

And then comments happen.

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But, it is a rare occurrence to get a unanimous opinion regarding one topic. So, comments are not all the same: some are positive, other negative and other are complitely ambiguous. Some people leave you a comment just to say thank you, or simply “hi!”.

Regardless of what type of comments you will receive, it is your responsibility to your readers to acknowledge the fact that you are aware that they took the time to leave a comment.

Here are some tips on how to answer to positive, neutral and negative comments and how to deal with spam or bots.

Originally published at on October 29, 2015.

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