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The Best Plugin Out There

Of course this is only my opinion, but I know many bloggers out there who will agree with me. CommentLuv!!

CommentLuv is, in a word, AWESOME!! Want to reward your blog commentators with a quality backlink? Then you need CommentLuv and the best part, it is Free! If you have spent any time on popular blogs like this one or AttractionMarketingOnline.com by Mavis Nong or the very popular TrafficGenerationCafe.com by Ana Hoffman. Then you have seen comments that look like this:

CommentLuv In Action

Here Is What CommentLuv can Do For Your Blog

It gives your commentators a chance to choose from either one or 10 of their last blog posts, depending on how you have it setup. It is very powerful and can help you retain readers to your blog.

The Best Spam Protection Plugin Out There

GASP or Growmap Anti-Spambot Plugin is the best way to stop robot spammers from infecting your blog comments. Askimet has got nothin on this plugin.

I am sure you have seen this on other blogs, this one included:

GASP

GASP Plugin in action

GASP requires your commentators to click the little box, before they submit their comment. Robots can’t do that, so it completely removes those awful spam comments that Askimet may leave behind and the best part, is it doesn’t put any comments into your spam folder.

As I am sure you know, Askimet has been known to put good comments into the spam folder.

KeywordLuv Enough Said

KeywordLuv is a plugin that allows your commentators to put their keywords in the name box, along with their names. It links their url to the keywords, instead of the name. That is huge for SEO purposes. As we all know, keyword links are much better in googles eyes than a name would be. I don’t know about you, but I really don’t like it when people leave a comment on my blog and put just a keyword as their name. People, please use your name.

KeywordLuv can help to remove those kind of comments from your blog, although many people still do it, err.

Can It Get Any Better Than This?

Well, yes it can. These are all great plugins and they were all written by one person, Andy Bailey, he is the man, if you ask me. Anyway, Andy has just come out with CommentLuv Premium, a paid version of CommentLuv and man it is awesomely powerful. It combines all of the plugins I mentioned in this post, plus a few more and all of them have upgraded features. Still don’t believe me? Well, you need to check out this:

There is a great giveaway going on at the Traffic Generation Cafe Blog, your ultimate hub for all things web traffic, where you can win your own copy of the hottest plugin release of the year – CommentLuv Premium. Participating is very easy: just visit Ana’s CommentLuv Premium giveaway page for more information.

Ana gives you an excellent review of the new plugin, plus you can win your own CommentLuv Premium from her. Now how great is that?

I hope that these plugins help you as much as they have helped me and don’t forget to stop over and see Ana to win your own CommentLuv Premium Plugin.

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Thanks for reading and have a great day!

About Ian Belanger

Ian has been developing WP websites for over 5 years and is an expert with the Genesis Framework. He also develops web based software apps like the Podcast Artwork Slicer. Contact him if you need any help with wordpress.