I’m with Danny on this one but I might be a little less tolerant than him. Personally I don’t drop links on other blogs because when I’m commenting I’m engaging in conversation. To me a link (shameless plug type of link) is the equivalent of high-jacking the conversation and trying to take the party to your house…If the link you leave is to something relevant to the topic that’s fine but if it’s a random link to your blog, I don’t approve it just because your comment is vaguely related to the conversation at hand. That’s just me though. What’s your spammy comment tolerance on your blog? If you comment, don’t forget to read the whole post at Danny’s and show him some love for his post!
Lately I have been receiving a lot of comments that are borderline spammy in appearance. Just so that we are all clear, I am going to be sending these comments to my spam folder. If you are including links to your site that is okay (borderline) as long as the comment is pertinent to the topic. But if you are sending comments pushing a product, agenda, religious theme, I will send it to spam.
What this means for those that send these types of comments is that any comment from your URL will go automatically to spam in the future AND I will not be retrieving them. I have allowed this to go on for far too long but will not be allowing it any longer.
This past week I had to send 13 comments to spam. It takes away from the conversation thread and I am not going to…
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