If one of your primary traffic strategies is to leave fast comments on the posts of larger blogs in your niche just to get a few clicks from the passing traffic, stop. You could get more traffic from one piece of stellar content than months of that type of comment strategy.
And without good content, there’s no reason to attract a few “curiosity clicks” anyway. What’s going to make them stick around after the click if your content sucks?
After approximately 20 hours work, Sujan Patels blog commenting resulted in 2,494 visitors and 513 new trials of the ContentMarketer.io tool – in other words, some pretty strong leads. Here, he shares how he did it.
This activity may not be totally scalable, but my results equate to a 14% conversion rate.
There are still benefits of leaving comments on blogs.This must be done with caution though. If you are only leaving comments to try and boost your own traffic or help your website’s SEO, then it is usually pretty obvious and can really hurt your brand and reputation.
Here are a few things you must never do when leaving blog comments:
It’s your job as a blogger to go where the attention is.
And, there is a lot of attention on the big blogs in your niche.
And while your competitors are sat there wasting their time complaining about how guest blogs aren’t working for them, or that blog comments are hard and stupid, you can cash in and get big gains from putting yourself in front of someone else’s audience for little work.