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WassupBlog’s Milestone 300th Post

I’m pretty sure I’ve never done one of these posts before but I’m sure that if there’s one floating around somewhere someone out there will remind me of the fact. My first ever post, Wassup Blog Is Here To Entrance And Enthrall The Reader, and I dearly hope that in that time there have been one or two posts that have managed to do just that. That particular post was was posted on August the 9th 2008 and only received two comments, one of which was mine the other belonged to my good blogging mate Mitch, who out of all the possible super powers would love longevity. Since that first post went live I think I’ve managed to acquire a respectful readership and I think a lot of that has been due to the fact that I tell people how it is and I don’t try to gain their respect…

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Is Disqus Costing You Comments?

Let’s face it, if you want more people commenting on your blog it sometimes takes more than a good post to get it out of them. AS s a blogger you want to make it as easy as possible for people to comment on your blog. Even though there are so many spam comments floating around many bloggers have decided not to use captchas, moderating comments manually, because they don’t want to present hurdles to their commentators. I remember awhile back when Mitch wrote a post having a go at Disqus and other third party commenting systems, and then not so long ago reading a post comparing Commentluv with Disqus, although I don’t think you could call commentluv a commenting system, where the blogger is trying to work out which one to go for. Personally I don’t like blogs using Disqus and it’s gotten so that I now finding myself…

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Keyword Abusers Force Comment Policy Change

Isn’t it always the way, the actions of a few means that the rest of us have to suffer. Well, I’m sorry, but I reckon I put up enough with people abusing my good nature so I’ve had to make a small adjustment to the Comment Policy. It’s not a major adjustment as I still want to reward my commentators. However in an effort to maintain a high quality of the comments I also want to deter those who think that they can just leave a comment with a string of keywords attached. To achieve this I have decided to make an adjustment to what I will accept in regards to KeywordLuv, and I’ve edited the instructions posted at the bottom of the comment box, just so people can’t use the excuse they were unaware of the change. It now reads; This site uses KeywordLuv. Enter YourName@Your Keywords in the Name…

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