Liz Strauss of Successful and Outstanding Bloggers wrote “7 Incredibly Intelligent Ideas for Blogging More Efficiently“, listing some excellent and unusual ideas emailed to her from Eric Eggertson of Common Sense PR blog.
I’ve been doing this a very long time, and even I found some goodies in the list to improve my blogging.
When there’s a lot of discussion in the comments of a post, or if there’s some critical info added in the comments, create a short post quoting the most relevant info and pointing people to the contents of the prior post. This isn’t cheating. It actually really helps people who subscribe via e-mail or RSS, as they may not be aware of what’s being said in the comments.
Sometimes it’s the simple things that make the biggest difference. The post helped me understand that while comments are contents, feed readers are missing out on the conversation.