Hi guys --

I've noticed lately that when I ask for comments, and then try to return the favor to the person who left me a comment, I can't find them on the thread.
In other words, I get an email notification that so-and-so left a message for me on this thread, and when I click on it, more times than not I have to scroll down and around until I find the comment.

Then, I leave a comment on their site, and when I tab back to the comments page, almost always I am not brought to where I left off, which requires a time-consuming scroll up and down.

I find that the comments thread is VERY time-consuming because of this. Wondering if there is a way to streamline the process so that we all leave private messages for each other? Then at a quick glance, we can see who left the comment and who we have to return the favor to.

I need comments in the worst way, but don't have time to negotiate the page and try to find each return-comment-post.

Any comments...?!
Thanks,
Amy

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tommmm111 Premium
I find it that way also but I always just do it as it comes, or play it where it lies. If you find better I hope you share it. Good luck Amy,

tom
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amyr2017 Premium
Thank you -- will do.
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MJL71 Premium
Hello, yes, I've found the same thing. In fact, I've posted numerous reviews on this thread and I have yet to receive any response from anyone. So, nobody has given me a review, period, despite my leaving several messages here, which were ignored, I guess. So I'm not doing that anymore. I just use the Site Comments, which ensures that I get a review because you do a review and get credits, which you apply to your own review. I think it works great, and I can't see the point of getting frustrated over this thread here. It's never worked for me.
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amyr2017 Premium
Agreed...!
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GlenPalo Premium
Hi Amy, I love your website. And just left a comment on benefits of warm lemon water. I am also following you on Pinterest. :)
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amyr2017 Premium
You’re the best thank you. Will return the favor but just got to Epcot in Orlando so will log in tonight. Send me a link...!
Thank you...!
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Happy2Learn Premium
Hi Amy did you know you can have multiple wealthy affiliate tabs open at once? So on tab one do your commment thread tab 2 etc you can move around and then you can always come back to tab 1.....right where you left off. No scrolling required. Cheers
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amyr2017 Premium
Yeah I know — for some reason it gets very convoluted. Maybe because I have 23 other tabs open.
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Loes Premium
When you are doing what it says

Step 1: Comment on at least 3 websites
Step 2: Post a link to your page or post that you need comments on at the very top of this discussion (as a new comment)

In that order, you don't have to search for the one who has left you a comment

There is NO STEP 3

It is NOT DONE sending people a PM to re-gain comments
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amyr2017 Premium
Yes — thank you for that...!
My concern is that 1) there is no place to put a backlink to my site, and 2) it is showing my personal email for my WA account and not the email associated with my website.
Know what I mean?
/a.
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Loes Premium
I understand, backlinks to WA sites are not impotant for Google, you need backlinks to authority sites, and second, a lot of WA-ers are leaving again, it gives you hundreds of 404's and a lot of work to delete those again, I always delete the web addresses directly by approving
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Steven-A Premium
"a lot of WA-ers are leaving again" ... is that why so many people who were blogging a lot and interacting here seem missing in action?
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Loes Premium
Yes, not everyone keeps going and persevere
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Steven-A Premium
I well know the feeling and can list about 10 people that have just seemed to disappear after interacting with the a lot in the past few months - sounds like a blog idea MIA on WA
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amyr2017 Premium
Why are so many people leaving WA and how do you know this?
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Loes Premium
I lost some referrals who have stopped for various reasons, I think there are more here with that experience.
I have deleted quite some 404 websites from my comment area too from websites which are not active anymore.
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amyr2017 Premium
I see what you mean and thank you. Sorry for the delay in responding -- was out of town!
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haroda Premium
Thank you for asking the question. I have similar issue. PM is a good way and also let them know that you leave a comment. I did several comments before and several times the different authors did not leave comments for me. I assume that it gets lost in all the messages.


Also you can use comment requests -- https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/comments/requests. It is easier to manage.
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amyr2017 Premium
I used to use the Comments/Requests section but then thought that it was too time-intensive and started using this thread instead, but I see now that I need to go back to that...!
Also, I have a feeling that the comments on that section might be of better value since I have been having issues with comments that are one sentence long...
Thank you!
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amyr2017 Premium
I'm also wondering if, on the comment/request section, if we will have back-links that we do when we leave a comment directly on someone's website? IN other words, the comments/request thread is only prompting me to use my email address, which, by the way, is NOT the same email address I use for my site -- so that means that my personal email address will show up on the website? Also there's no place to put the back-link to my site.
Do you know?
Thank you!
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Happy2Learn Premium
You can edit these fields via your wa admin and also your wordpress gravatar.
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haroda Premium
I am not totally clear with your question. Happy2Learn gave a great suggestion.

When I leave a direct comment on a website, there usually is a place to enter my name, my email address and my web url. I usually enter the email that is associate to my website.

Usually I don't think there is a place for you to put the backlink to your website other than in the comment itself. So if you are looking for the person to leave comments back for you, it is good to do through the PM.

Yes, it is more time consuming with using the comment requests but it ensure that you will get quality comments. You can also visit to solicit for more comments as well. I find this works well sometimes. There will always be an exception where people will not leave comments back for you and also the problem you mentioned in this article as well.
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amyr2017 Premium
Thank you -- I appreciate the suggestions. Will try both ways of getting comments -- the whole process is exhausting...!!!
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amyr2017 Premium
Just saw this as I was out of town -- sorry for the delay. Thanks again for getting back with me. Will try both ways of getting comments and hope for the best. It is frustrating to say the least...!
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haroda Premium
No worries. I feel the same and vicious circles of frustration. The bottom line is that It does take time. I try to Learn from other websites as I leave comments for them. Make my time worth while. Hang in there. :)
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amyr2017 Premium
Thank you...! Good to know I'm not alone in my suffering! :-)
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DrSpy Premium
1st..is your email on your phone or pc getting the notifications. If not change settings to your email on pe personal drvice.

Then your email will give u a link that when followed will highlight in yellow your comment w no scrolling
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amyr2017 Premium
Yes, it already does that, but if I get numerous comments, I am not able to find them all. The thread doesn't always anchor to the correct position on my screen.
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DrSpy Premium
Give more than u take
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DrSpy Premium
Give more than u take
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WaynePro Premium
I think the PM approach is probably the best solution, Amy.

Wayne
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amyr2017 Premium
Thanks, Wayne!
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Timotheus Premium
I have encountered the same. Now, I ask people to PM me if they want me to return the favor for the comment. And this works better now.
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amyr2017 Premium
Really...! Wow okay cool. Thanks...!
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MarionBlack Premium
I find the best way to find a message I've left on a long thread is to hold down the Page Down key on my keyboard so a lot more of the page gets loaded. Then I use Ctrl+F (Command on a Mac) and search for my username.
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amyr2017 Premium
I’ve read this before, and have been working on Macs for years and don’t know what you mean about searching for your name. How do you do that on the thread?
Thanks so much...!
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MarionBlack Premium
1. Hold down the Page Down key to load more of the page
2. Hold down the Command Key and tap F (for 'find')
3. Type amyr2017 into the popup box which appears top right (I think that's where it is, I'm on a PC)
4. Use the up and down arrows in the popup box to navigate from one result to another.
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amyr2017 Premium
Wow that great. I will give this a go and thank you...! If this can shave some time off this process, that would be amazing...!
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Kw33du Premium
I feel the same way. I usually leave it up in a separate window and go back to it before commenting. It is time-consuming.
-Kasey
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amyr2017 Premium
Once I had about 10 separate tabs open so that I could find the comments...!
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Triblu Premium
Hey Amy,

It would be a good idea to keep some of those emailed links and give copies of them to Carson, letting him know of this issue. This happened when the new layout was introduce, and Carson's team fixed it... but in working on other issues, I too have noticed this problem creeping back.

When we share coding issues with Carson it helps him fine tune the site, so you will find that he appreciates us letting know.
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/message/carson

Be sure to click on "Report Content" so that Carson gets them message about this issue.

Hope this helps you.
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amyr2017 Premium
Great idea and thanks for the link -- will email him now.
/a.
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