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Respond in a timely manner.
As I have mentioned I try to spend a few hours every day reading and networking in the blogosphere. During my reading sessions I will comment when warranted in anticipation of a great conversation. And then crickets! 7 days later (or longer!) I receive a response from said blogger, but by that time I have read so much other stuff that I really don’t recall what the comment was about; nor do I care any longer. This scenario happens often. Be the blogger that pays attention to your house. If you don’t care enough about your blog to respond to someone in a timely manner, then I don’t care either. And neither will the rest of the community. Responding a week later is not responding in a timely manner, imho. People respond when you respond back immediately. My personal rule is to respond within…
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