Why Your Blog Needs a Comment Policy – NOW!
There will come a day when a comment lands in your moderation queue that you don’t want to publish. Of course, it’s your blog, and you have complete control over what you do and do not publish on it. However, if you’re trying to develop a popular and successful blog, then simply deleting every comment that offers an opinion which differs from your own is a mistake.
The best blogs allow open conversations and encourage visitors to voice their opinions. However, that doesn’t mean your blog should be a free-for-all where anyone can say anything they want and you’ll publish it. Instead, you need to use your best judgment to edit or delete comments that detract from the user experience on your blog.
There is just one big problem. You don’t want to be accused of controlling the conversation on your blog, and that’s where having a Blog Comment Policy is essential. Read More