One of the best ways to build your online network, is by leaving comments that add value on other people’s posts.
What do I mean by leaving a comment that “adds value”?
Comments like “Nice post!” and “Really enjoyed it!” don’t add anything to a post, content-wise.
I’m not saying they don’t have value– they do. They’re kind, they’re supportive, they’re appreciated– but they’re not likely to engage the author or other readers.
A comment that contributes to the discussion, however, adds value.
When you leave such a comment, you’re providing additional content. You’re sharing your own expertise or experience, and making the post stronger and more comprehensive.
Such comments get special attention– from the author and from other readers.
By leaving an “added-value” comment, you’re drawing attention to yourself as someone worth knowing.
The author may reach out to you, so may other readers, asking to connect. Perhaps you’ll … Read more