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Comment Marketing

What You've Been Doing All Along Now Has A Name!

One of the best traffic sources is to comment on someone else's blog, when that blog is on a relevant, related topic. It may sound counter-intuitive to raise up our competition but oddly enough it makes us look more authoritative when we do. There are several advantages to being strategic when commenting on blogs, news posts and in forums, so much so that this is now a formal kind of marketing - Comment Marketing.

When you bash your competition, you run the risk of insulting your prospects that have potentially bought from your competition. You also do not want to run the risk of bashing products that your prospect might actually like. Let your prospects bad-mouth, while you just listen. In addition, if the only way you can talk about your company or your products is by bashing another's, what you actually broadcast is that you don't have many beneficial things to say about your own.

The way you talk about your competition to your prospects says more about you than about your competition.

Your key contact in one of your good accounts sheepishly admits that they have moved some business to a competitor. It's always easier to prevent the loss of business to a price-cutter, than it is to regain it after the fact. Here are four proven strategies that will help you prevent your hard-earned business from disappearing into the hands of price cutting competition.