After nearly a little over a month or so, the FamousBlogger – ComLuv blogging contest has finally seen its winners yesterday as published on FamousBloggers.net and ComLuv Network. Out of a total of 39 published entries, 20 winners were announced and this is by far the fairest contest of them all. The whole experience was rock solid and if there is anything you need to know about blog commenting, look no further. Just head over the biggest blog commenting folder in the world (literally) and read what all these awesome people have to say. There, you will find:
- How to get more comments.
- Why should you comment.
- How to build links using comments.
- How to create articles that encourages comments.
- Why should your blog be Commentluv enabled.
- and many more…
Aside, from obviously congratulating everyone whom in my opinion are all winners, there is one thing that I really wanted to elaborate upon and that is, the lesson I learned from the contest winners.
The Power Of Taking Action
Over and over again, action is probably the one word I use countless times when I write my articles. Action is about doing something, making it happen or simply put getting it done. This is what I think that everyone who participated in this contest had in common. They all took action.
Take Kristi Hines of kikolani.com, the winner of the contest, as an example. Kristi’s entry on this contest was about strengthening an article by using various promotional methods as she clearly mentions in her post. Submitting articles and let faith do the rest is a waste of time and will not get you anywhere. You need to promote your blog entries, post or articles.
So what did she do to make it all happen?
Simple answer, she took action. I will speculate on this but I truly believe that she had a plan (good and positive one of course). She set her objectives, she wrote her article, she promoted her article like crazy (my count goes way over 1,000+ Retweets) and all this in a non intrusive and gracious way of reaching out to her supporters. I still remember seeing a nice crafted badge on her homepage saying “please support me with a simple retweet” (massive 500+ Retweets), short, sweet and straight to the point. She interacted on every single comment she got on her post (250+ comments). She did, oh well… I think you got the point and may I remember that everyone did exactly the same thing.
If there is any proof you are looking for when it comes to what you need to do to accomplish something, let this be one of them. All participants made this happen and everyone deserves to be winners. Unfortunately, there is the matter of ruling and being a contest, there had to be winners. If you ask me, everyone won, period. Everyone who participated won something at the end of the day and it has been a wonderful experience for both participants and sponsors. I gotta hand it over to both Hesham and Andy for doing a job well done and congrats to all winners.