Previously I’ve talked about the difference between link building and comment marketing.
Today I want to share some simple ways to stay ahead of the comment marketing curve.
What I mean is, easy methods to be alert of relevant places to comment and engage in discussions. The first step is to create a list of every website and keyword that is relevant to your topics. These should be places that you need to be active.
Once you have your list, there are many ways to be alerted of new places to comment. Here are a few, for example:
- RSS feeds
- Email subscriptions
- Forum roundups
- Google alerts
- Social saved searches
As you can see in the screenshot below, I subscribe to the eForum.com roundup of popular threads. Two of the four listed were relevant for articles I have recently published. So I logged in and started engaging in those discussions.
Don’t forget that when you are in the midst of a discussion, turn on email subscription so you can be alerted to replies and don’t miss the chance for more engagement.
In the end, this idea is simple, but it can fill up your email inbox rather quickly. So make sure you set rules or filters so that you can keep your inbox clear for other important emails.
Please comment below with any questions you have.
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