10 Things That Can Make You Instantly Look Like A Dubious Blogger


This list will be mainly related to the WordPress.com community. This community is a great one. A powerful community with powerful tools. But there are also some people who seems not to understand that there can be behaviors that the majority of bloggers won´t accept. So, here is a list of ten behaviours that you better should not integrate in your daily blogging routine: 1. Instant liking of articles. To be honest, it is absolutely ok to like photo postings as soon as they are published if you primarily like the shown photo rather than the text but if you … Continue reading 10 Things That Can Make You Instantly Look Like A Dubious Blogger

Hilarious Spam Comment Examples Part 2


It´s some time ago when I introduced my series of Hilarious Spam Comment Examples. However, I just did start with one example at that time and didn´t go on with the series. One of the reasons is, because Akisment works very well and puts most of the spam comments into the spam folder. But I do also manually approve all comments and sometimes I still find spam. So, lets take another example… Above you can see a comment that got my attention. The person or bot did try to place this comment on one of my Luebeck articles. It was … Continue reading Hilarious Spam Comment Examples Part 2

Spam comments and how you can avoid to let them come through


While Akismet does work already pretty good as a blog spam comment filter, it is sometimes necessary to drop some spam comments manually into the wordpress spam folder, so that Akismet can learn about new spam to filter out spam comment even better in the future. I´d say that Akismet can already filter out 95% of the junk comments but there are always some comments coming through, which I would call the 5% of the new blog spammers who are not in the list of Akismet´s database yet. It is not much work to teach Akismet that it is a … Continue reading Spam comments and how you can avoid to let them come through

Hilarious Spam Comment Examples Part 1


Akismet is doing a great job when it comes to filter out most of the blog comment spam. But sometimes there are spammers who aren´t known yet by the Akismet database. As I moderate most of the comments on my blog, I sometimes find one or another spam attempt and flag them manually. But often the spam comments are so stupid, that this is one of the more funny tasks as a blogger. Blog spam contributes at least to the amusement. This is why I thought I´ll publish a little series of articles about spam comments every now and then. … Continue reading Hilarious Spam Comment Examples Part 1