The Comments Challenge!

Everyone loves getting comments, right? But if you’re like us, it’s difficult sometimes to leave comments on every post you read and you end up leaving none at all (boo!)

So, we’re setting you a challenge (that we’re going to do ourselves!) In June, we dare you to leave at least 5 comments on other blogs each day (or 35 comments a week if you don’t catch up with blogs daily). It shouldn’t take you too much extra time in your normal reading time, but leaving five little notes on those blogs will make someone smile, and isn’t that an awesome thing to do?

Maybe you already leave loads of comments on your favourite blogs (High five!) Well, we’d like to challenge you as well. Can you leave at least one comment a day on a brand new-to-you blog? If you’re a blogger, it’s so exciting when someone you don’t know leaves a really lovely comment – and who knows, maybe you’ll end up finding a new favourite blog, or even a new friend!

Keep us updated with your progress – we’ll be catching up with you each Saturday in our Saturday Summary posts (which is another awesome way to find lovely new blogs) and there’s space at the end of each Saturday Summary to add links to the posts you’ve especially loved.

If you would like to share this on your own blog – firstly, thank you! – then we’ve made this little button for you to post in your side bar to link back here and tell people what you’re doing.

I'm taking part in Bonjour, Blogger!s June Comments Challenge, find out more!

(Click inside the box and select all to get the HTML for this button.
If you’re a Blogger user, go to Layout, and add a gadget. The gadget you’ll need for this is called “HTML/Javascript”. In the Content section, paste this HTML.
If you’re a WordPress user, then from the Dashboard, click on Appearance then Widgets. Drag the HTML item to your sidebar, paste the HTML in and click save.)

Get commenting! Ooh, and if you’re reading this after the 1st June – it’s not too late! We’d love you to join in at any time :)

Hayley Constantine

Hayley has been blogging since before most people knew what a blog was! She started Bonjour, Blogger! in May 2013 as a way to share her knowledge and experiences - if you ever have a question, get in touch!

  • Amy

    I LOVE this idea! I will definitely be joining you x

    May 31, 2013 at 12:11 pm Reply
  • Sarahmia

    Totally up for this :) Good shout, Hayley!

    May 31, 2013 at 12:25 pm Reply
  • Louisa

    What a great idea!
    I’ve just finished rosalilium’s ‘blog every day in May’ challenge so I’ll now I’ll move on to the June Comments challenge and give it my best shot! :-) x

    May 31, 2013 at 2:26 pm Reply
  • Saskia

    I found this challenge through Louisa who commented above, and I’m absolutely joining! What a lovely idea!

    May 31, 2013 at 9:33 pm Reply
  • Isla

    I definitely will be taking part in the Challenge? does this comment count! I will also try and get the button on my blog.

    June 1, 2013 at 9:49 am Reply
  • Kathryn

    Great idea, I’m going to try to support this x

    June 2, 2013 at 9:08 am Reply
  • Joanna

    Great idea!

    June 3, 2013 at 9:11 am Reply
  • Charlie

    What a fab idea !!! I’m in !! Xx

    June 5, 2013 at 10:14 am Reply
  • Amy

    This is a great way to find new blogs! Will try to take part and catch up a weeks worth of comments!

    Thanks for organising it :)

    June 7, 2013 at 1:56 pm Reply
  • Ceri

    Love this idea as it is definitely the commenting and social side of blogging that I love the most.

    June 9, 2013 at 3:05 pm Reply
  • Nic's Notebook

    I have just heard about this and will be joining in immediately! Great idea x

    June 9, 2013 at 8:41 pm Reply
  • Stacey

    Brilliant idea! Absolutely loooove it. I will definitely be joining in. And grabbing your button too.
    : )
    xx

    June 10, 2013 at 11:39 am Reply
  • Becca

    Good plan, I’m always too busy scrolling and reading and forget to comment on blogs so I’m going to get involved!
    Becca xx

    June 27, 2013 at 3:45 pm Reply
  • Caitlin

    I might be a little late in taking part in this challenge, but it is such a brilliant idea and I cannot pass up doing this all through the rest of August!

    August 4, 2013 at 11:16 am Reply
  • Amna Saleem

    Ok June is OVER but this is so awesome good idea I still want to take part in it…..can I do this in the month of November ???

    November 9, 2013 at 12:24 pm Reply

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