Conversation Agent - Valeria Maltoni - Avoid the #1 Mistake People Make in Media

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Great post. I help English learners with their blogs on a social networking site and I don't think we put enough emphasis on the importance of leaving comments. You've given me a lot to think about and I'm really thankful I found this post. Thanks for taking the time to write it!

I enjoyed reading your article about commenting on blogs. I am looking on the internet daily for excellent content about social media to help me gather information for my blog and social media web sites. Thanks for the great article and I really enjoy your web site.

An important topic for sure Valeria. One challenge I see (and find in my own participation in social media) is that we recognize that participation in discussion is important for us individually, but that participation sometimes trumps providing valuable content. On all blogs, a high number of comments are simple Thank Yous with links back to personal blogs.

The challenge of dialogue is even more apparent in Twitter and Facebook, where your limited by what you can say in a comment or Tweet. I work with one brand where whatever we say on Facebook, the comments are always "I love [BRANDX]." Not a bad thing, but not really a dialogue or conversation extender.

Maybe this is just wishful thinking. Maybe this all a bunch of voices crying in the wilderness.

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