Avoid "bad" manners while blogging

Avoid "bad" manners while blogging

Blogging, the most popular trend in online publishing right now,
It is currently spreading like wildfire over the Internet.

A cross between an online newspaper and a bulletin board,
everyone from early rock, politicians, business leaders
and your average "Joe" or "Jane" can instantly become a
center of influence online using blogs.

But, as with any social interaction, certain rules apply.
(my grandmother calls them manners) to be seen as
behave "correctly".

One of the things that gives the blog such strong appeal as
An online posting method revolves around "comments".

Blogs that allow "comments" allow readers to reply and
Explain the information posted by the blog owner.

These comments and the free exchange of information,
opinions, links and new ideas creates the dynamics and
growing content that makes blogging so popular online
activity for editors and readers.

However, unwritten rules and customs on proper use
of "comments" on a specific blog is also where most of the
Problems and controversies will arise.

Since a successful blog eventually becomes a community of
people (although in cyberspace), proper social behavior is
critical to being an effective and accepted member of the

Keep these basic rules in mind when approaching a new blog
which allows reader comments so you don't find
yourself on the wrong side of a scolding by people who
operate with a different set of rules than yours.

As with any social circle, violating group rules and
customs will instantly trigger a negative reaction.

** Keep it relevant **

Stay on topic with the post you're commenting on in a

Nothing will win you the anger and disdain of your
fellow posters and blog owner faster than posting a
off-topic comment.

** Watch what others do **

Different blogs operate under different rules. What rates
acceptable on a blog would spank him in

Before publishing (especially if you have not published in a
specific blog before), look to see the types and quality of
posts that others make regularly.

Are they long or short?

Do they contain a link to the person's website?

Is there a "signature" under your name?

** Be polite **

It's okay to disagree with people when making a comment,
be it the author of the blog or a comment made by another

However, it is not acceptable to launch a personal attack
on anyone or make nasty comments on someone else's blog.

If you feel the need to do it, do it on your own blog.

It is the same principle that you can say what you want in
your own house, but when you are in someone else's house,
You act well (and better than at home).

** You can't answer everyone **

If you run a blog and someone asks a question, try
answer, but both parties must understand that you cannot
answer 100% of the time

We all get busy and blog, unless you keep a payment
membership, often supported as a labor of love.