WordPress provides bloggers the wonderful service of quarantining spam comments. As one who doesn’t receive a whole lot of legit comments, I decided to check out my spam queue… just for “laughs”.
Amidst the blah, blah, blah spiel (blatantly huckstering a “service” to increase my blog traffic) was the admonishment…
Readers don’t comment when they see no comments!
In other words, the kneejerk reaction is I must be a jerk, with nothing of value to say?
Maybe I’m wrong, but I’d say that’s bullcrap!
I judge a website’s merits not on blog comment quantity but by blog content quality.