Review Of Common Auto-Commenting Mistakes With Alcapod and Lempod Explained
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Auto-comments are pretty cool, but they, when used wrong can hurt your credibility. And the people who are auto-commenting that have volunteered their accounts. So let’s just go over a few general mistakes that I’ve seen a lot of that you can avoid by just knowing about it. And the next issue is not enough comments. So when there’s 700 likes, but there’s about like three or five comments, it’s not good. You want to have somewhere between five to 15% comments to lengths ratio, for it to look pretty authentic. That’s in general. Obviously it depends on the post, but this is a good guideline to what looks natural and what doesn’t. The next is too many comments. When you overload the comments in the first 30 to 60 minutes, it’s actually gonna hurt your reach. And that’s why the ratio, understanding the LinkedIn comments-to-likes ratio is really important. And we’ll talk about that later. But just, just know that too many comments isn’t a good thing. And that really happens in the beginning of that first hour of the post. So you got to watch out for too many comments. The next is overly generic sounding comments like what come with the defaults of Lempod or Alcapod. They get used a lot so they are not going to work as well because people use them too much. The next one is little or no randomization. So being like, ‘nice’. ‘I like this’. Things like that. Not good. So you want to have comments, auto-comments that are varying lengths. Maybe a one is a sentence. Maybe one is two sentences. Maybe one is three words maybe, you know, but just having that variability rather than making it look pretty mechanical. The next issue is around style. So I’ve seen with people who are new to this that they have kind of funny quirks and how they use punctuation and stuff. Where they will hit the space bar twice before a new sentence and having all of their auto-comments with the same two spaces before the next sentence starts. It looks like you auto-commented. So you may want to what I like to do is mixing up punctuation. Throwing in emojis. You know, some people put a space between their exclamation marks. Some people don’t. So randomizing the style is a great way of avoiding that mistake. Saying things that are out of character or hurt other people’s reputations. So that’s going to be like political preferences. Professional undercutting. Saying you’re going to physical events in geographic locations when you’re not when the person isn’t rather. Because their network’s going to see their auto-comments too, right? And they’re not going to know it’s an auto-comment. The other thing that I’ve seen and heard enough of is auto-commenting in the wrong language. So when you don’t speak German and somehow you auto-comment in German, that’s not good. So that’s a big mistake we want to avoid. So if you’re in our engagement pod network community, we do have different pods based on country and language. So we can solve that issue. But don’t assume that everybody’s going to speak your language. And normally pods will be labeled with what language you can use. The next is having irrelevant people auto-commenting on niche topics. So give you an example, say B2B sales software. Somebody posts that’s really targeted towards owners or business development. And then someone who is unemployed, business student looking for a job auto-comments that he’s excited to get his whole sales team using the software. It’s just, it doesn’t look good and it needs to be avoided. So that’s why picking the right pods is so important. Especially when it comes to auto-commenting for that social credibility.