Almost every blogger loves to comment on other similar niche blogs. Brand Comments gives you good number of visits & loyal readers indeed. But it is really hard for them to check their last 10 comments and the replies they received. Seriously that is a hard task for a busy/professional blogger, because it is time consuming and quite difficult.
Although there are some plugins to notify you regarding replies, still they are hard to maintain. Fortunately we have some worthy tools for tracking blog comments easily. I mentioned some useful tools below.
#1 – Co.mments
co.mments helps you stay on top of the conversation by keeping you updated of new comments. Just bookmark, track and follow. One page to track all your conversations. Check on new comments, remove conversations, add your comment. You can also subscribe to your tracking feed and read new comments in your feed reader or e-mail client.
#2 – CoComment
coComment is a service for managing, powering and researching conversations online.
When using coComment, you can keep track of your comments across any site, share them with friends, and get notified when you get a response.
#3 – Commentful
Commentful is a service that watches comments/follow-ups on Blog posts, Digg submissions, Flickr pictures, and many other types of content.
When ever there is an update, such as a new follow-up or comment, Commentful notifies you instantly.
#4 – BackType
BackType is a marketing intelligence company that develops products and services that help companies understand their social impact.
BackType has built the most powerful system in the world to analyze social data. They also power social features for over 100 companies including The New York Times, SlideShare, Automattic (creators of WordPress), Bitly and more.
#5 – del.icio.us
Delicious (formerly del.icio.us, pronounced “delicious”) is a social bookmarking web service for storing, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks. Delicious is one of the most popular social bookmarking services. By posting the blog entry link to del.icio.us and tag it with ‘self’ you can track the blog comments easily. [Check Tutorial]
#6 – Google Reader
Google Reader is a Web-based aggregator, capable of reading Atom and RSS feeds online or offline.
Users can subscribe to feeds using either Google Reader’s search function, or by entering in the exact URL of the RSS or Atom feed. New posts from those feeds are then shown on the left-hand side of the screen. You can see per blog how many articles you have commented on and the timeline of your comments. You can also use Google Reader for finding the subscribers of any blog or website. [Check Tutorial]
#7 – Google Analytics
Google Analytics (GA) is a free service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics about the visitors to a website. It can track visitors from all referrers, including search engines, display advertising, pay-per-click networks, e-mail marketing and digital collateral such as links within PDF documents.
We can also use Google Analytics for tracking comments by a small tweak. [Check Tutorial]
#8 – YackTrack
As a content producer, you can search for comments on your content from various sources or other blogs that talk about your content.
Granted, this may sound like it is targeted at the content producer, but it can also help the people commenting on the content themselves. If you have commented on a blog post, you can find other people that are commenting on the post and join the conversation on other sites.
#9 – Twitter
Twitter is a website, owned and operated by Twitter Inc., which offers a social networking and microblogging service, enabling its users to send and read messages called tweets. This is one of the most popular social networking and microblogging service, and this service can also be used for tracking your comments on the web by setting up a comment feed for each blog you want to track. [Check Tutorial]
#10 – Comment Save
Comment Save can help you in these cases. It helps you keep track of what you have been writing. Clicking the icon beside the address bar brings up a window showing you the last thing you wrote along with a link to the page. A link in the window allows you to view your post history where you can delete specific posts.
#11 – Disqus
DISQUS is a comments platform that helps you build an active community from your website’s audience. It has awesome features, powerful tools, and it’s easy to install. Many famous blogs like Mashable use DISQUS, so having a DISQUS account will help to you track the comments. You can also use another similar comments platform account, IntenseDebate.
Do you use any of these tools for tracking your comments? If you know any other cool tool for tracking? Kindly share them in the comments below. Meanwhile, you can subscribe to our feeds to get such collection of useful tools.