A simple and easy way to improve this blog is to have more people comment. This isn’t going to be one of my down on my knees pleading posts, it’s going to be an explanation on how much the comment improves a post and the possibilities that lie within a comment.
Readers don’t realize that people probably enjoy the comments more than the actual posts. If you are full time reader, how often do you read the comment on the post? 95% of the time? There’s a mystery factor behind what some random person is saying about something written by someone you know that’s more interesting than what is presented in front of you. I find the comments the absolute best part on Youtube videos and on Barstool. A commenter can hide behind their moniker and basically post anything they want to without worrying about any retaliation. It’s complete openness and honesty at it’s finest and that’s why it’s the best part.
A simple goal of this blog could be to try to get more people to comment and try to have lively discussion amongst posts. This would create compelling material for all the readers who would never comment and also bring a more engaging aspect to the post. Now this lies on me to come up with good posts to comment on but I can sharpen my wit, put more thought into posts that allow for some discussion, stir the pot a bit, and hopefully turn these posts into something louder and of higher quality.
I recognize that posting comments is time consuming and generates nothing for the commenter. I know that you probably feel funny posting on a website but the readers are the HEART of the website. I may as well write these posts in Word and make myself chuckle. I get a kick out of posting ideas and thoughts and having people form an opinion. “The comment section is the place where the community converges and a synergy of diverse thought mixes”. Also if I know you and you want me to link to your blog and vice versa, let me know.