How do you feel about posting comments that might have a negative tone to them? I have read a few hubs that I feel are too long. I actually never finish them. I lose interest. I don't like to discourage anyone, but if no one tells them, they may never realize it.
There are a lot of opinions about comments on this site, spanning the entire gamut of possible answers. Some people only ever say positive things, blatantly choosing to only ever say "good" things even if another response would have be genuinely more useful or helpful to the writer. Others give constructive criticism, but that doesn't mean the comments get received in the manner in which they were intended. Some writers here have more professional experience and take criticism better. Some people project their feelings onto comments. In short, it varies and you'll have to decide for yourself.
Also note, HubPages used to say 300-500 words was okay for a Hub, then a little over a year ago those numbers were increased to the 800-1000 word range, and now the latest standards are recommending 1500 or more. What you are reading may not be too long, but too unfocused.
by Anne Harrison2 years ago
What do people is the best way to respond to negative comments which offer no constructive criticism or feedback?)
by DanPowers7 years ago
Hi all,Do you ever get negative comments posted on your hubs? Do you block them or put them up in the hope that stirring up some controversy is good for your hubscores?P.S. My last negative comment was from someone...
by Whitney7 years ago
What are the potentially cons of not using a comment box?I'm tired of answering the same questions over and over again. I'm tired of getting rude comments. I'm tired of dealing with it basically. I want to help people,...
by Nicole Canfield3 years ago
Do you all ever get soooo many negative comments on a single hub that you just get tired of dealing with it? If it was all positive comments that wouldn't bother me, heck I even like a good debate from time to...
by Person of Interest3 years ago
But only for posts made in 2014. It is up to you.[I may add to this post in the next three hours. Or not.]Update: I just unfollwed 2 people for repeated negative-comment forum posts.Final update: I have failed. I have...
by Linda Lum2 years ago
Today I received a very hateful, spiteful message on one of my hubs from a visitor named "Local Yokel". Just wondering if anyone else has heard from this individual. I have a pretty thick skin, but this one...
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