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Cleaned up blog commenting and notifications on the site! (9717 hits)

Hey folks... I just spent a few hours on the site updating the way blog comments show up.
Now when you post a reply to a blog or news item, the first thing that you'll see is the time you posted the comment, and your photo on the left hand side of the comment rather than the right. Cleans it up nicely.

Also, when comments are posted to an article that you commented on, you'll get a notification via email so you can check it out without having to manually check every so often... Check it out.

Let me know if you would like to see any other enhancements related to this. Don't mind the picture. Just wondering if folks will click if they see a random face haha.
Posted By: Will Moss
Monday, December 21st 2009 at 4:57AM
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you can send me this random face---blacklick? I remember riding my bike thru the mud and bush--my brother must live close to you
Monday, December 21st 2009 at 8:51AM
robert powell
cool thank you! great idea!
Monday, December 21st 2009 at 9:19AM
By the way thanks again for this place my brother. It is far and away the best site for discourse for Blacks on the web. The free flow of information and oppinion is matched by none. The format is easy to navigate and the content is universal. It not only addresses the issues that Blacks (all people) are concerned with it gives them the vehicle to be heard. I see that you are experiencing a cross over also. Congrats!
Monday, December 21st 2009 at 10:06AM
Great upgrade! Thank you!
Monday, December 21st 2009 at 11:02AM
@Mozell - Cross over? haha what cross over?
Tuesday, December 22nd 2009 at 2:52AM
Will Moss
I think it was a nice idea, but un-necessary none the less to have a email notification for blog comments. I liked it the way it was personally. Just my 2 cents worth.
Monday, December 28th 2009 at 11:33AM
Jen Fad
I like the pic though for this blog...(((smiles)))
Monday, December 28th 2009 at 11:33AM
Jen Fad
You can disable this feature in your preferences page, but if if you turned it off, you would not get an email right now for you to even know I responded with this little tidbit! ;)
Monday, December 28th 2009 at 12:16PM
Will Moss
I would like to see the "all member updates" easier to navigate to - I think if more people saw what is going on thru "all member updates" - there would be blog comments across the board.
Monday, December 28th 2009 at 12:27PM
Hmmm... excellent suggestion. Where do you think would be a good place to put a link where people would naturally expect it?
Monday, December 28th 2009 at 12:34PM
Will Moss
" all member updates" should be the default page after your initial ad revenue banner. This navigation will allow members to get in on blog action without searching around. "updates for your friends" would be reversed where you have all member updates now.

the other recommendation is to get these blogs out on the web - lets get these tags submitted to web engines - this will expose this site and blogs in query results.
Monday, December 28th 2009 at 12:44PM
Crossover is when you get intrested folk from croos the track. Dante got it going on at BH.com. But trust me you are growing. I wish you all the wealth in the WORLD
Monday, December 28th 2009 at 1:07PM
I added the member activity updates on left column now for the site. We will also add a way for the search engines to come in and travel through the blog links.
Monday, December 28th 2009 at 1:28PM
Will Moss
that is great - i like it!
Monday, December 28th 2009 at 1:59PM
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