Protect your blog from spam
How to protect your blog from spam
The blog I have been writing consistently since May has finally entered four months. During that time, I have accumulated a lot of content and gained direct experience with blogging. Considering that I've always looked into other people's experiences by searching the internet, that's a huge step forward for me. It seems like I was posting hard for the first three months, even if no one pushed me. I had voluntary energy inside me, and although I started late compared to others, I wanted to achieve the goal I set for myself. In this regard, blogging has given me a regular life and a lot of motivation.
Life as an artist is similar to the concept of a freelancer, although there are jobs where you go to work and work for a fixed salary, but most of their work is done in their workspace. In particular, artists who, like me, have to support their family and do housework at the same time, if they do it wrong, their priorities are taken away, and it is easy to work as an amateur.
However, steady blogging helped me to live each day-tight as if I was sitting at the company. Of course, I took a break for a few weeks because I had to help my son move into his college dormitory, but still coming back to sit back and blogging, I realize that this work has been a considerable boost.
But at this point, it seems that a slump is coming. According to internet research, 80% of people quit within three months of starting a blog. The main reason is that it doesn't overcome the reality of blogging without visible rewards. About 8% of bloggers make enough money to support their families. (Source: Finances Online). Of course, you can start with the fantasies and motivations that you can monetize your blog. However, it is true that if you go all-in here, of course, your power will drop. Therefore, we need a more inward, mission-like motive.
In my case, I have been uploading research materials through blogging and organizing my thoughts and philosophies for my work. As an artist, blogging is a potent tool in the process of imagining, organizing, and posting finished work. However, I noticed frequent spam comments during a short break for a few weeks due to personal reasons.
In the case of Weebly, when someone comments, it notifies the blog owner by email. The content of the comments wasn't destructive. No, there were a lot of good things. Good content. Keep writing, reading your post makes me want to read more of your previous posts, etc. But bloggers have something to watch out for. By clicking on the ID of the person who wrote the article, you can check the source. Again, the source was the ID of a store company selling adult sites or goods. In other words, it was a kind of scam to entice visitors to your site in the form of comments on your blog.
Once upon a time, I received some mail. There are thousands of negative comments on your post, saying that if you send them a few bitcoins, they will delete them all.
As you blog, you will receive these emails. It's like meeting someone who thinks they're trying to use you or an emotional trash can and wants to start a conversation.
However, it is also essential to experience and overcome these kinds of things. I temporarily closed the blog's comment window after a period of blog clearing.
If this problem persists, Weebly has a service to report it as spam. If the problem persists, it is also a good idea to note it here.
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