It didn't take much to notice that people without blogger accounts were suddenly signing up to drop me comments, two of the most notable being Monster from Morsus Mihi and ilikepie from wherever. Doing a show info on their profile revealed no posts, no blogs owned or followed, and profile views under 10.
Like I said, pretty clear. I appreciate the fact that people went to enough trouble to create blogger accounts solely to drop comments (maybe just for me, maybe not), but it leaves me wondering about the 99% of people who don't do that.
To that end, I've enabled anonymous comments. All I ask is that you sign your comments with an identifier, preferably your EVE main character name. However, if I start getting trolls all of a sudden, I'll disable automatic approval and enable approved comments only. Let's not live under bridges, ok?
If you already have a blogger account but no blog, I strongly encourage that you create a blog. I personally like to read the battle report blogs more than metagaming blogs, but I'll be honest, the metagaming blogs get alot more attention, not to mention there's a great deal of them on the blogpack Rixx has.
That said, I pretty much don't read anyone on the blogpack. Maybe 1, maybe 2, I'm not real sure and am too lazy to check. But when half or more of the blogpack is metagamers, and they all talk about the same stuff at pretty much the same time, I don't find a real point. 1 is enough. If metagaming is your style, just be aware of your competition, and that with the number of them out there, you'll probably drown in the mix.
If/when you do create your own blog, be sure to give it it's own unique twist to seperate it from the 200+ other active eve blogs out there. If you want readers, you need that pzazz.
With that, I'll close this out with a question: What do you like about my blog and what would you like to see more of?