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Building Community Around Your Blog With These Simple Tips

Articles, tips and suggestions on things that you can do to support conversation on and around your blog, and build a sense of community.

THINK ABOUT WHAT COMMUNITY MEANS TO YOU

There’s a general trend towards conversational blogging and building a community site, but you don’t have to blog in that way (and indeed lots of people don’t).  It’s worth thinking about whether you really want to develop this aspect before you start, not least as there’s quite a lot of time, effort and energy that will be involved if you do.

ENGAGING READERS, AND ATTRACTING COMMENTS

A post written after a year of blogging, with ideas, tips and suggestions based on what had worked in terms of encouraging and attracting more people to comment at Confident Writing.

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WRITING WITH COMMENTS IN MIND

If you want to generate conversation and build community, you’ll need to adapt your writing style to leave more ‘room’ for your readers.  This takes a bit of adjusting to, including shifting your mindset so you’re less of an authority, and more of a host, encouraging and inviting the views and perspectives of others. Ask questions, ask stories and involve others to participate, if someone has written something about the same topic ask them to share, rephrase your questions and write them from different angles as again from another perspective. Focus on problems and give room for problem solvers, I hope you got what else could be included in this list.

GET RID OF OBSTACLES TO COMMENTS

You might be writing a lot of good and engaging comment – but making it hard in practical ways for people to stop and share a comment or reflection with you. This article lists some of the common barriers to leaving a comment – it’s worth checking your own site and settings to see whether any of these are getting in the way of conversation on *your* site.

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SET A COMMENT POLICY FOR YOUR BLOG

Most bloggers want to ‘get’ more comments, but once they do start coming in you’ll be faced with some questions and possibly tricky issues about which ones to alter, edit, delete or leave happily as they are.  This post explores some of the questions you should be thinking about, with resources on some of the technical (and possibly legal) issues you need to think about too.

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