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How did this procrastinator get 342 comments on one blog post?


David Cain of Raptitude.com started blogging 2.5 years ago with zero experience. Since then, he’s built a dedicated following of readers. His average post gets 30-50 comments, which are long, detailed and insightful. True reader engagement.

In this interview, David shares the specific tactics, strategies and choices that engaged and grew his audience. Specifically, you will learn:

  • The smartest thing David ever did for his blog (hint: he jump started his community with this one simple tactic)
  • Writing titles that get 1 million clicks
  • The secret to overcoming procrastination
  • Ways to encourage deep, insightful discussion
  • How to connect with just about anybody
  • The opportunity you are missing if you aren’t building participatory content

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3 responses to “How did this procrastinator get 342 comments on one blog post?”

  1. 3 Traffic Generation Tactics from an Ordinary Human Being

    [...] fuel for this growth was writing quality content. You already know about that, yeah? So in this interview, I dug deeper to find out the specific tactics David uses to make his content interactive, [...]

  2. @ShipraSaid

    Hey Michael,

    I love what you are doing with these interviews. I do think that maybe you could supplement the interviews with their transcripts. That way when audio quality drops, your readers still get access to the content of the interview.

    Look forward to more interviews.

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