I read a comment a few moments ago.
Someone promoted their business via the spam comment. The individual claimed to publish a useful comment because comments serve their purpose as useful conversation starters, being 100% related to the blog post. But the comment promoted a business. The business seemed to be related to an off-color topic. In the name of being decent, we can say the business related to something adult in nature. Yeah; you get my drift.
The avatar for the comment appeared to be a woman named Vivian, who also appeared to be a Westerner. I have no idea if the human being who published the comment was in fact Vivian from the West. Maybe she is Vivian from the West. But if you and I assess the nature of spam comments honestly, we know she is usually not a woman named Vivian from the West. Usually, she is a man not from the Western world.
Observe the above example. A blogging fake tried to:
- write a fake comment
- fake me by promoting their business through the fake comment
- fake their identity
- fake their sex
I deeply enjoy interacting with honest human beings. I love to befriend my brothers from India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, and heck, from all over the world. But when my brothers from these beautiful nations try to fake me out by:
- writing a fake comment
- faking me by promoting their business through the fake comment
- faking their identity
- faking their sex
I cannot connect with and befriend human beings who feel so uncomfortable with being themselves that the individuals try to trick me.
Hey guys; I love you as you are! Every human being is 100% successful, prospering, happy and at peace as they are. But the split second you reject who you are, you do fake stuff guaranteeing your blogging failure.
You have to understand something. I have learned and spoken English for my 45 years on planet earth. English is my native tongue. The split second I read a spam comment, in 99% of the cases, I know that someone addressing a male like myself as “Dear or Sir” is always a man from India, especially if the avatar and name is a pretty Caucasian model with a stripper-type name 🙂 Ha! I label such comments as spam because fake bloggers who cannot accept themselves do not make their way into my friend network.
How did Sazzadul introduce himself to me? Did he call himself “Vivian” and use an avatar of one of the Kardashian sisters to publish a comment promoting his business, on Blogging From Paradise? Of course not! He is as real as bloggers come, being genuine, truthful, compassionate and kind. He uses his name, an avatar of his face and he publishes genuine content. He also generously promotes me, endorses me and supports me virtually every time I post something on social media. I mean it! THAT is being real, generous, supportive and loving. THAT is how you succeed online.
Be real. Every seasoned blogger spots fake bloggers from a mile away. Good luck trying to run a thriving blogging business from spam folders; ain’t gonna happen. Be genuine. Publish helpful comments adding value to blog posts, continuing the discussion related to the post itself. Be generous. Help people freely. Be truthful. Post an avatar of your smiling face, use your name and allow us to get to know you.
Variety is the spice of life! I love seeing the faces of my Indian blogging buddies, my Bangladeshi blogging buddies, my Pakistani blogging buddies, my Nigerian blogging buddies and my Cameroonian blogging buddies. I imagine myself spending time in their homelands, transporting myself to their fascinating, fun countries, enjoying their cultures. I see Sazzadul blogging in Dhaka, living his life there, working, serving and helping. How cool!
Being real, honest and truthful opens the door to successful blogging.
Fakers die a quick blogging death because if you cannot accept yourself, how can other human beings accept you?
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