I was thinking about this comment spam series that I’ve written and I realized that it isn’t complete yet. There is at least one more post in this series.
You see, the series was written from my perspective. I’m not an A-List blogger and I don’t have to deal with the massive amounts of comments, email, etc. that they do. So, do the techniques that I’ve outlined scale to the rockstar level?
But now we want to know, “How do we fight back?” Comments are a valuable part of blogging and the social web. They are vital for building community. But it takes time to moderate comments. What ways can help us handle the load?
Anyone who has a blog knows that comments are magnets for spam. Many bloggers have struggled with ways to deal with spam and I can imagine it becomes harder as your blog becomes more popular, not easier. But lets take a closer look at these comments.