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August 7, 201411:52 PM

Herding Comments In The Digital Wind tagged “Blog Comments”

The ability to understand the community and engage in the discourse is hitting an all time low (and high) at the same time. Here's a truth: I truly miss the power of the community in social media. It's not that... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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May 19, 201411:51 PM

One Last Comment About Blog Comments (Hint: They're Back) tagged “Blog Comments”

I've missed you. How have you been? Sadly, I shut the commenting functionality on this blog down on April 16th of this year. I shut them down, because the spam was (without question) out of control. In a strange twist... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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April 16, 2014 4:18 PM

Shutting Down Blog Comments tagged “Blog Comments”

I think that I provoked the blog comment Gods today. Sorry about this, but the ability to comment on blog posts here at Six Pixels of Separation has been disabled. It's not you. It's not me. It's the spammers. I... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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December 24, 201311:58 PM

Thinking Of You tagged “Blog Comments”

It's getting late. Most of you are settling in to the holidays. Family and friends. I'm doing the same. Because regardless of religion, race, gender, sexual orientation or what have you, we're all human and 'tis the season. But, before... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 3, 201312:29 PM

Why Popular Science Killed Their Comments And The Huffington Post Should Too tagged “Blog Comments”

If the comments following this post or any others were gone, how much of a difference would that make? Last week, Popular Science shut off the comments on their website. In an article titled, Why We're Shutting Off Our Comments,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 9, 201310:14 PM

What's The Point In Commenting On Blogs? tagged “Blog Comments”

What is the true value of a comment on a blog? If you go back in time (a little over a decade ago), the mainstreaming of blogging as a publishing platform brought with it a couple of unique features. Initially,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 19, 2012 1:30 PM

This Disease Called Blogging tagged “Blog Comments”

Why do you blog? Why should you blog? One of my most favorite people is Gini Dietrich from Arment Dietrich and the always fun to read blog, Spin Sucks. Today, she published a blog titled, Responding (Or Not) to Blog... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 12, 2011 9:49 PM

Force And Friction tagged “Blog Comments”

The more actions you force on the consumer, the more friction you cause. There was talk a awhile back about forcing people to give up their email address to have access to content. I've seen this executed many ways. In... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 25, 2010 9:43 PM

Don't Suck tagged “Blog Comments”

Are you worried about bad customer reviews online? Don't suck. Social Media won't save you if your products and services are sub-par. Don't suck. If all you're doing on Twitter is responding to customer complaints... Don't suck. If no one... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 22, 201011:53 PM

Small Pieces Disjointly Joined tagged “Blog Comments”

When was the last time you discovered a new Blog? How did you feel in the first second after you arrived? Confused? Lost? Unsure as to what you were looking at? That's the problem with Blogs today (ok, it's one... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 25, 2008 7:59 PM

The Comment Economy tagged “Blog Comments”

The Comment Economy is alive and well. The debate over why it's important to comment on a Blog has been beaten to death. It's clear that comments provide valuable and powerful feedback to the Blogger. It extends the conversation, adds... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 7, 2008 7:26 AM

How To Set Your Blog On Fire (Literally) tagged “Blog Comments”

The easiest thing to do is to react to something immediately. It's usually a knee-jerk reaction, you scramble your thoughts together and hit the "publish" button. Sometimes you're proud of the result, other times you're embarrassed and - for the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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