The audience’s comments are integral for any blogger or webmaster not just to know the perspective of their audience and to have a personal connection with them, but also to increase traffic on their websites. It not only helps you create backlinks that increase traffic, it can also assist you in optimizing your blog for SEO. Here is the list of some top picks for commenting tools:
1. Disqus: Designed keeping in mind that all aren’t programmers, Disqus can be directly integrated with services like WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, Tumblr, and Squarespace. It automatically adapts to your site’s design and colors and devices from desktop to mobile, including Google AMP. It also supports more than 70 languages. It allows social media sign-ins and file attachments. Other features include analytics, ban lists, spam controls, word filters, commenters’ reputation and responsive ads.
2. IntenseDebate: IntenseDebate is a comment system for WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr and other blogging/CMS platforms. You can post comments using your social media accounts like Facebook and Twitter. You receive Email notifications which bring previous commenters back to your site to boost your traffic. Comments are indented which makes viewing conversations manageable. Bring quality comments on the forefront by providing points and comment voting. Other features include API, RSS comments, and tracking, anti-spam protection, SEO, no advertisements, and widgets.
3. LiveFyre: Livefyre offers a variety of products and it commenting app is just one of them. It is fully customizable and is responsive to any device. Designed for real-time event coverage, it also offers the blogger to take polls to know his/her audiences’ opinions. It also comes with an access to Livefyre Engagement Cloud which helps you manage your content with ease. Users can rate and review on your site and increase interactions using sidenotes.