Nice search engine friendly links are a great way to reward valuable members of the community of any blog, but they are certainly not a right, and still find myself deleting 50+ worthless comments every day.
When Disqus first launched, I was a little critical because I like to maintain control of comments, give commenters the benefit of Dofollow links, and ultimately retain control of their user generated content.
After my last post regarding Wide Circles I exchanged emails with one of their support representatives, with their message being…
We definitely do not tolerate any kind of SPAM at all
Dave Naylor seems to think it is a good idea to nofollow blog comments.
In many ways he is right:-
- You get increased automated comment spam
- You get increased spam from outsourced commenting
There seems to be a new trend with internet marketers running some kind of mentorship or bonus program.
It runs something like this (though I haven’t signed up to one to get exact details)
Spam Karma is one of my favorite plugins and despite rumours to the contrary, it is still being supported.
Dr Dave has just released a new version