I know that when I first started reading blogs I used to skip, or at least skim, the comments at the end of the post. Back then, it seemed to me that the content of the post was the most important thing on the blog and that the contents were superfluous.
Over time, however, I’ve come to a totally different conclusion.
Now, I realize that, if there’s a good discussion going (such as the one we are having right now at my What Do You Do With Your Time Off? post), then the contents can actually contain as much informationÂ (if not more) as the original post.
Not only is reading comments informative, it’s also a great way to interact with others who have similar interests.Â Since I’ve started blogging I’ve come to know many individuals that I would probably never have the opportunity to meet otherwise. One of the primary ways that we’ve become acquainted is through comments.
So now, time allowing, I make a point to read the comments when I visit a blog.
What do you think? Do you read comments?
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