Sunday, May 01, 2005

Blog Comments

I wrote this comment on Old Horsetail's blog regarding his post regarding comments. Still with me? People are always wondering about each other's commenting strategies and since I've gotten so many new blogging friends, this is how mine has evolved to this point:
  • Regarding comments, I also have a growing list of blogs that I want to read every day and just don't have time. My strategy now is that I read them all one day a week (usually Saturday or Sunday) and that's when I comment (where appropriate, as you say). Since I'm only corresponding one day a week with you guys, I started answering the comments on my blog also. I don't know if anyone comes back to read them but I enjoy doing it.

By the way, if you aren't reading Old Horsetail, yet, go there now. He's hilarious.

5 comments:

OldHorsetailSnake said...

Hot damn! I'll go visit that sucker right now. I always did want to read some ravings by a queer old duck.

Dr. Sauce said...

So let me get this straight... I'm commenting on a post regarding a comment on a post regarding comments?

Laurie said...

Old Horsetail - You'll love him. Wait a minute...

Dr. Sauce - Yes. I like to call it my version of A Wrinkle in Time.

Anonymous said...

As for keeping up with blogs, I read about 250 a day with minimal time investment. The secret? Use an "aggregator" such as SharpReader (http://www.sharpreader.net/). You then point it to the RSS or Atom feed URLs for the blogs your read (e.g., http://myname.blogger.com/atom.xml) and it shows up almost like in an email or news reader.

Laurie said...

Anonymous - Although it takes a lot more time, I like to personally go to the individual blog pages. I like to see their links and sidebars and templates. Using the aggregators is like calling someone on the telephone rather than visiting them in person.