Frank’s Blog : Why I Don’t Have Comments

Judging from the response to my last posts, some of my readers are itching to find a comment field on my posts from now on. I can’t do that for you, alas, and I thought I’d tell you why.

I think comments are terrific, and they are the key attraction for some blogs and some bloggers. Not for me, though. First, I feel compelled to clarify or to answer every objection or to point out every flaw in reasoning. Second, it takes way too much of my time to even think about them, never mind curate them. And finally, and most important for you, it permanently changes the way I write. Instead of writing for everyone, I find myself writing in anticipation of the commenters. I’m already itching to rewrite my traffic post below. So, given a choice between a blog with comments or no blog at all, I think I’d have to choose the latter.

So, bloggers who like comments, blog on. Commenters, feel free. But not here. Sorry.


P.S : Thanks to Seth Godin for this post. So many have asked me to add a comment section to my blog and I’m deeply grateful for the time you take and read my post and for the journey we’re on together, although they won’t be no comment section here, fell free to comment on my blog’s Facebook page.