The Ugly Truth About Comments and Reviews That No One Knows

How much do you feel you’re influenced on a daily basis? Social media opens us up to comparison of others but what about our opinions? If you’re presented with a video or article, it’s hard not to read the plethora of comments posted underneath before we’ve even clicked on it. Many times people read movie reviews on IMDB to decide whether or not they will watch a film. And many times people meticulously read customer reviews and ratings on Amazon before deciding to buy something. In essence, we’re being made…

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How One Blogger More than Doubled Her Comments, Traffic, Shares and Subscribers With a Simple Tweak

“Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.” — Chinese Proverb — Darren Rowse (@problogger) March 23, 2016 I tweeted this little proverb a few days ago because it encouraged me in a moment of personal frustration with the slowness of growth of one of my projects (something I’m sure many bloggers can relate to). After tweeting I went on with my day – only hours realising that the tweet had stimulated a number of interesting responses – mainly via Direct Message. A few of the…

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