4 Comments I Love Seeing On My Blog Posts

For most bloggers, there’s one thing we can all agree on: we love when someone reads our posts and leaves a comment! It makes you feel good to know that someone went through the effort of actually reading what you wrote, and through your words, felt compelled to say something.

While I love when anyone takes the time to leave a note on my blog, there are some comments that just really stand out. If I get comments like these on any of my posts, I’ll usually be thinking about them for the rest of the day, and they’re the sorts of comments that pull me out of blogging slumps.

So, without any further ado, here are five comments I love seeing on my blog posts!

Questions! Please ask me all the Questions!

When I go through the process of writing a discussion post, or a review, or even just a tag or award, and people ask me questions, I get ridiculously excited because 1) It means you really read that post I wrote, edited, and labored over, and want to have a meaningful discussion about it. 2) It means you want to talk to me that makes me sound like a loser. Sometimes, when I hit “publish,” it feels like people read it, and then leave what I call a “pat-on-the-back” comment. These are the comments that just say something like, “Great post! :)” (Not that there’s anything wrong with that, my ego can always use an extra boost!) But asking me questions let’s me know you value my opinion and want to hear more of what I have to say in a way that a like or other comment just can’t.

blush bird

“After reading your review, I went out and bought this book!”

Let’s face it: sometimes writing book reviews can get a little disheartening. There are times when you have to write negative reviews. There are times when you look at the thousands of reviews and Goodreads and wonder, “Why bother?” And there are times when trying to organize your thoughts about a book feels harder than trying to ride a rabid lion blind-folded through the Atlantic Ocean. No? Just me? Ok. So when you go through all that and someone says it moved them to want to read that book, it makes you feel like all the trouble and claw marks were worth it.

Honored Happy

Contradict Me!

This one may just be a me-thing, but I actually enjoy when people contradict me in the comments (as long as they are polite and respectful about it)! Reading comments that contradict my own opinion (in a polite and respectful way) let’s me know you really read and thought about what I wrote, even if it means we think differently. When I read comments that contradict my opinion (have I mentioned these comments should be polite and respectful yet?), it makes me feel like I’ve provoked someone to really think about an issue and stand up for their opinion. Plus, these polite and respectful comments tend to provoke the best discussions!

Star Trek Dance
Us, even when we disagree

Add Something I Forgot!

If I write a list-y post kinda like this one and you feel there’s something I forgot to mention, I would love to hear about it in the comments section! It lets me know you appreciate or care about the topic I brought up, and I just love hearing what my followers think!

Star Trek Nicely Done

Let's TalkThanks for reading!

What about you? Are there any comments you LOVE seeing in your comments section? Would you prefer not to see any of the ones I mentioned? Or maybe you think I missed an important one? Let me know in the comments below!



14 thoughts on “4 Comments I Love Seeing On My Blog Posts

  1. The comment: why bother when there are so many others doing this? As a writer/author – the ‘why bother’ is easily answered. It’s an obsession, but the biggest reason is that I needed to find a way to read the stories I couldn’t find out there. Reviewers let me know (regardless of whether they ‘liked’ it or not) if the story is something I might like to read – because the little blurb, the little sneak-read on the sites is never enough. I have to hear how someone reacted to the story. That’s important.


  2. I love this post. I’ve never really thought of what types of comments I like getting. I love getting any comment really because to me they have at least took the time to comment or like even if maybe they didn’t read it all the way through. However after reading your post I completely agree getting those kinds of comments is rewarding in a different way I guess you could say.

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  3. Hehe that’s kind of the point of blogging indeed: interaction. We don’t want to shout in the desert. About contradicting you tell the same as authors when they say loving negative reviews or at least people “hating” their books as a strong reaction means they touched the reader. So I think contradicting is kind of similar.

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  4. Here comes another pat on the back ‘great post’ comment 👋👋😊 I love this post and agree with everything you’ve said. I love it when people take the time to actually read what you wrote and comment with answers to your questions or questions of their own and we start an interaction – I just love it 💕💕💕

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    • Haha With enough pats on the back, I could make a Swedish message, so “pat-on-the-back” comments are more than welcome here! 😂

      That’s pretty much what it comes down to: I made a blog so I could interact with other awesome readers, and when people contribute to that, it makes my day! 😊

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  5. I love this post and completely agree with everything you’ve written! I like when people contradict me and when can get a bit of a debate going because there is nothing I like more than talking about things I’m passionate about😊

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