Yes I was number one, but not the way you think. Ages ago I read a post on Garry Conn Dot Com on how you could get a whole heap of traffic to your blog from leaving just one comment. The idea is that if you are the very first person to comment on a blog, and if that comment was meaningful and related to the original post you would be bound to get a whole lot of visitors from people reading the post.
The other day I was able to put the theory to the test because I actually was the first person to comment on Problogger’s 12 Tips To SNAP Readers Out of Passivity with Calls to Action! I couldn’t believe my luck, and in my rush to to beat everybody else, the comment probably wasn’t as good as it could of been. But heck, I didn’t want someone else to beat me to the punch now did I?
The result was that comment actually did send a whole heap of traffic to this blog and some of the visitors actually left comments. The lesson to learn from this is not to be afraid to be the first to leave a comment as the benefit to you in the long run is well worth the effort.
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