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Special Guide to Weblog Comments

Life Hacker’s Special Life Hackers Guide to Weblog Comments is an excellent article to help you seriously consider how to handle your blog comments. In a nutshell, they include:

  • Stay on topic
  • Contribute new information to the discussion
  • Don’t comment for the sake of commenting
  • Know when to comment and when to e-mail
  • Remember that nobody likes a know-it-all
  • Be succinct
  • Cite your sources with links or inline quoting
  • Be courteous
  • Don’t post when you’re angry, upset, drunk or emotional
  • Do not feed or tease the trolls

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