Tips and tricks on how to comment effectively

Commenting isn't just writing something, anything, at the bottom of a post. This can be far more successful if you know what to do and can do it well. It works better with a proper purpose, better technique and a full understanding of what you are doing. This makes the process of commenting more worth while for both you and the author of the post you are commenting on.

How to comment effectively is drilled down into three elements:


Commenting is writing on a reduced scale. You could think of commenting as a review of the post, but in a précis format to fit in the space provided.


Readers play a vital role because without them you won't get replies or be able to continue the conversation, and your efforts will have been wasted.


It is always important to understand how things work in the background if you want commenting to be successful and to fulfil your desired purpose.

Below are some articles which I have written to give you more of an insight into tips and tricks on how to comment effectively:

Writing techniques

A selection of posts showing you how to write better comments:

How to comment positively
How to recognise good comments
How to make your posts go viral

Technical stuff

A selection of posts revealing solutions to technical problems:

Coping mechanisms

A selection of posts showing how to cope with certain situations:


A selection of posts exploring how comments get you seen:

How to find blogs to comment on

Attracting an audience

A selection of posts that help you get your comments read:

Commenting for business

A selection of posts aimed at corporate commenting:

Commenting for reassurance

A selection of posts which give you commenting confidence:

Extra posts

A selection of posts not mentioned above: