Blogging: How to Increase Comments – D. Wallace Peach

Reblogged from Myths of the Mirror:

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I struggled with the title of this post because getting comments isn’t about stats; it’s about building relationships.

Some visitors to this blog might have noticed the number of comments here. It wasn’t and isn’t a goal, honestly. And there really isn’t any magic to it either. Comments grow out of a desire to genuinely connect with other bloggers, and a commitment to put in the time to do so.

Here’s how it happens:

I leave lots of comments on other blogs. These are my invitations to engage, my knock on a blogger’s door. They say, “Want to come out and play?”

Continue reading at Myths of the Mirror

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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32 Responses to Blogging: How to Increase Comments – D. Wallace Peach

  1. Ritu says:

    I 100% agree with your thoughts here Dis. It is all about interaction and Communication!

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  2. syncwithdeep says:

    This is a beautiful naked truth.. WP is amazing and by far free from the follow type comments that i have come across in fb..

    Liked by 2 people

  3. lbeth1950 says:

    I love it when friends take time to read and post personal comment. It is so generous.

    Liked by 3 people

  4. Agreed, although perhaps in contravention of the old adage that you shouldn’t give to receive, if you don’t engage with other people’s blogs and leave comments, I agree that you can’t expect much back in return.

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  5. Rae Longest says:

    Thanks, Hon, for passing this info along. For those of us new to this “blogging thing,” it is quite helpful.

    Liked by 3 people

  6. Jennie says:

    Diana is spot on.

    Liked by 2 people

  7. Thanks for reblogging this. I agree 100%. Commenting on ones blog is one way of getting to know each other.

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  8. Thanks so much for sharing, Sue, and sorry for the late appreciation. I’m a little frazzled with my parent’s visiting (they haven’t woken up yet – so I’m sneaking some blogging time). Have a wonderful week and Happy Blogging. ❤


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