If you want your articles to get more comments, consider these three things when writing:
Pick a topic that evokes strong opinions or can create controversy. There’s nothing like controversy to get people commenting on your post. Think politics, ed/op pieces, sport predictions, etc. Today’s evergreen celebs are the likes of Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan, Kim Kardashian, Beyonce, Rihnanna are the heavyweights. Go for news on the heavyweights where it seems like everyone has a strong opinion either way on them which can turn into some pretty strong discussions. You don’t ALWAYS have to write to invite discussion (informational articles are important and have their own space) but if your main goal is to get comments and start a discussion, pick the right topic.
2. Don’t tell the whole story
If you’re going to argue all 3 sides of the story, there’s not much left for people to discuss. If every possible opinion is explored in your article, then there’s less incentive for readers to express their opinion with a comment. Pick one side, or if you want, make a brief case for both sides, and leave the loop open.
Timing is important – discussing something that happened today or yesterday will get more comments than something that happened a week ago. Tie in your discussion topics to current events and trends, and you’ll notice an increased response as well.
- Topic Selection
- Strong Introductions
- Article Length
- Article Structure
- Spelling and Grammar
- How to Get More Links
- General Writing Tips
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