Active Rain Notification Subject: New Comment on your Blog Post
Normally when I get this e-mail on my Black Berry or if I am in front of my PC I get very excited and look forward to reading who sent me a comment. Since I blog, I find it refreshing when someone gives feedback.
About four days or so I received such an e-mail notification:
There's a new comment on the blog entry Century City Condominium Market Report for March 2011
Comment by lngzska:
Please follow this link to respond: http://activerain.com/blogsview/2237041/century-city-condominium-market-report-for-march-2011
Having received these in the past I was not too concerned, just disappointed. What followed after was hard to believe. I was averaging 30+ comments like these a day. Go figure it was the weekend and no one to help. I kept spending time notifying with the “concern button” each time. Time consuming it was. I wrote to Bob at AR since I did not know who to turn to. Bog sent me an e-mail how to fix the problem so I want to share that with you in case you have issues like this:
The best thing to do if that happens is to go to the 'settings' link on the left hand side of your my home page. In that area is a little check box setting that says 'allow non-member comments'. If you uncheck that box and then hit 'save settings' it will stop the spammers from being able to hit your blog.
Then after a day or three, go back and allow them again and they will have moved on.
Needless to say I am anxiously hoping that this will solve it. Yes you might say you get 10 points……Take my word, notifying 37 times is time consuming and you only get a max of 100 points per day. Believe me you are better off not getting the spam.
So with that said if you are dreaming of getting an extra 100 points you are better off commenting on four posts you enjoyed reading. I prefer getting my points via writing a post or commenting, but not getting Spamed.
Also if you are not a Member of Active rain for the next few days you will not be able to comment on my Posts, should you like to communicate with me feel free to e-mail me directly.
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