Is it okay to leave a link to your blog when you comment on someone's blog or so

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  1. carol7777 profile image88
    carol7777posted 4 years ago

    Is it okay to leave a link to your blog when you comment on someone's blog or social site?

    Is it considered good social networking to add a link to your  comments on others blogs?

  2. Don Bobbitt profile image95
    Don Bobbittposted 4 years ago

    Typically NO! This would generally be considered self-promotion. If your comment is interesting enough, the writer will often click on your comment and track back to your site and investigate you and your works on their own.
    Many sites do not even allow links to be placed in comment space.
    DON

    1. carol7777 profile image88
      carol7777posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      i appreciate your insight. Sometimes it is difficult to know what to do..

  3. NateB11 profile image93
    NateB11posted 4 years ago

    I'd say it mainly depends on if your comment is relevant to the subject matter of their blog. I recently started my own sites and I get dozens of comments that are not relevant but include a link to the commenter's site. So, I conclude it's spam. But it seems legitimate to include a link, as in a signature, to your blog when your comment is genuinely relevant to the blog post you're commenting on.

    1. carol7777 profile image88
      carol7777posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Obviously I want to get traffic to my blog on astrology..so I guess commenting on astrology hubs would be okay.  Thank you.

  4. blueheron profile image95
    blueheronposted 4 years ago

    Yes, it seems to me it would be okay, as long as your link is genuinely relevant and provides useful additional information. Many people commenting on blogs include links that provide more in-depth information. Sometimes that link could be to your own work.

    1. carol7777 profile image88
      carol7777posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      thank you and this makes sense.

  5. Lisa HW profile image66
    Lisa HWposted 4 years ago

    To me - and aside from other reasons given here - it's not OKAY.  It's very transparent when someone makes that effort to try to make the comment and link relevant while their real motive is self-promotion.  To me, links in comments sections are obviously not links the writer, or even an advertiser, put in; so - again, to me - they kind of "scream", "not relevant" even if whoever places them there has deemed them to be.

 
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