Without blog comments your personal trainer blog is a magazine at best. At worst, it’s just you, sort of shouting your message to the world.
That’s not to say a blog with no comments doesn’t still offer many benefits. You’re still capturing all those keywords, for example, and you’re still building trust.
But a blog that has some engagement is pure solid gold. That’s where the real relationships get built. That’s where the trust starts happening.
When you are just getting started you might find engagement easier said than done. Many bloggers spend a lot of time looking at “zero comments” before they get any engagement. And many have to deal with a slew of spam comments, which does not, sadly, make the blog look popular. It just makes the blog look poorly managed.
So here are some tips for making your blog comment friendly.