How To Manage Contact Form And Spam Comments On Your Site – by Derek Haines…

The Story Reading Ape’s blog showed me another article written by Derek Haines, this time about reducing spam on our blog. Thank you very much for sharing, Chris and Derek!

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog

on Just Publishing Advice:

Learn how you can better control and manage comments on your blog

You work hard to build your blog and increase social media and organic traffic from search engines.

But one symptom of your success is going to be a lot more blog comment spam and unwanted contact form messages.

As your site ranking improves, you will start to get noticed by genuine content marketers, as well as spammers.

SEO tracking software is now very sophisticated, and when it notices your site improvement, it will add it automatically to a list of potential backlink prospects.

Reputable marketers use this data to pinpoint who they can contact to improve content, backlinks and sales potential.

But spammers and scammers use these automated tools to hit hundreds or thousands of sites.

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…Authors… how my ‘Jack Calder’ character developed…

Seumas Gallacher talks about the development of his character Jack Calder. An interesting and fascinating read of a very gifted author. Thank you, Master Seumas!

Seumas Gallacher

…ten  years ago, Master Gallacher had a faint notion to ‘write that book’ we all supposedly have in us… frankly, it was never intended to roll on into more than that initial novel, THE VIOLIN MAN’S LEGACY… the Jack Calder crime thriller series now has segued into five titles on Auntie Amazon Kindle, with a sixth as Work In Progress, and with an aggregate of more than 100,000 copies downloaded to date (gazillion thanks, you wunnerful, supportive readers!)… given that stretch of time, I can look back on how the various stages of development of JackCalder’scharacter have evolved… it may be of interest to some of my fellow-scribblers as they trudge the same happy path to literary destiny…

PHASE ONE : The faint idea of a male character forms in my wee grey cells… NUTHIN more than that… a big guy, ‘coz he’s former SAS… a…

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