The beauty of running a blog is the interaction you can create with your readers and subsequently your customer base. It’s a way to connect and converse with people you would otherwise never hear from. And as you can imagine, the benefits are numerous.
However, sometimes people will come on your blog and join the discussion without actually wanting to add anything of value. Instead, they seek only to push their own personal agenda, whether it be pushing opinions or links.
And make no mistake: it’s annoying. In fact, in extreme cases it can run faithful readers away and effectively kill the conversation on your blog. Recurrent trolls will act as a cancer, taking what they want and destroying everything in the process.
Knowing what’s at stake, there’s no doubt that these pesky comment trolls must be dealt with. But how? Here are a few options:
Ultimately it’s up to you. After all, you are the king of your own blog. So how do you deal with the comment trolls?
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