(I have had to set up addional controls on the blogs I publish so there is a minor delay in issuing the 10 Minute MBA Report. Obviously it takes me longer than 10 minutes to publish a report that will give you an MBA in 10 minutes. It will be well worth the wait.)
If you publish a blog and if you invite comments to your blog, you will need a list of adult keywords. Why? Because your blog will be spammed and most of the spammed messages to your blog will include a sex term.
Today I had over 200 spammed messages to this blog. I estimate 90% of them were sex related. Of course I had to inspect all of them (LOL) Since I have the box checked that all comments have to be approved by a moderator, none of these went public.
If your blog receives an occasional spam comment, so what. If your blog starts receiving hundreds a day, that is a problem. The two alternative I am aware of are to not allow comments or to list keywords in you blog filter that are commonly used by spammers. I am hoping a person reading this tells me about another method. If there is one please email me.
When you go through this process you simply login to your admin panel (for WordPress based blogs) click on Manage then click on Awaiting Moderation. You can then see all the comments waiting for your approval. When viewing them you can see the main keyword being used in the spam message. If there is a long message and sex is one of the keywords, by having sex in the filter the entire message will be blocked.
Today I went through my spammed comments for this blog and made my list of keywords and added them to my filter. I have to tell you I have been around for awhile but some of these words caught even me off guard.
To add a keyword to your filter, click on options in the blog admin section, then discussions and then scroll all the way down where you will see a block for comment blacklist. In that section paste your list that you developed in your notepad editor, click Update Options and your are good to go. Again all of these instructions are for a WordPress based blog which is the only one I recommend in Blogging for Profits.
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