Our Comment Policy

Greetings fellow Content Creators!

We’re so glad you’re here, and we appreciate that you’re willing to take the time to read and comment on our articles.  We greatly look forward to sharing ideas and hearing your feedback.

But before you add your voice to the comments sections of our site, please take a moment to look over the helpful guidelines below.

Our Comment Policy

We welcome thoughtful, productive, and civilized discussions.  However, our team reserves the right to edit or delete comments as we see fit, without explanation.  

How to Comment on Independent Content Creator

  • Use your real first name and email address
  • Please read the article before you comment
  • Contribute smart, relevant ideas that expand on the article’s premise
  • Feel free to use your personality, whether by telling a joke or making a funny reference that helps move the conversation forward
  • Offer useful, constructive criticism

A Few Examples of How Not to Contribute

  • Off-topic personal or professional rants
  • Violations of anyone else’s copyright, trademark, etc.
  • Profanity, racism, bigotry, or anything that may be deemed offensive
  • Comments that demonstrate you didn’t read, watch, or listen to the content
  • Comments that attack us or other contributors
  • Spam, or solely promotional comments (including links back to your product or service)

To summarize, if you’d like your comment to stay on Independent Content Creator, please be respectful of our authors and our community.  Use good sense, and think before you post. 

We want everyone to have a positive and engaging experience.

How to Comment on Independent Content Creator

Additional Commenting Guidelines and Information

All Rights Reserved 

We reserve the right to edit, move, delete, or mark any comment as spam.  We also reserve the right to block any IP address that violates this comment policy from commenting, subscribing, or accessing Independent Content Creator.

Copyright Violation

If we receive genuine notice that a comment is in violation of anyone’s copyrighted information, the comment will be deleted, and the commenter may be blocked from from posting comments in the future.

External Links

If you do include a link in your comment, note that your comment may not be immediately approved for posting. Please be patient. Comments with relevant links that add to the conversation go through an approval process. However, obvious attempts to promote your business, gain backlinks, or send traffic to your site are not allowed.

Liability  

By posting a comment, you agree that your contribution is your own and that you take full responsibility for it.  You agree to hold Independent Content Creator, all post authors, and other commenters harmless.

Privacy

You will need to provide an authentic email address to post a comment on Independent Content Creator.  We will never publish your personal information on the blog. That being said, please do not share private information within your comments.  We will delete any phone numbers, email addresses, or other private or personal information to protect the affected person(s). This is not a place to exchange contact information with other visitors.  

Spam

Please don’t do it.  Any comment deemed as spam will be deleted and marked as such.  If you repeatedly post spam, your IP address will be blacklisted.

Your Avatar

If you’re wondering how to get your photo to appear next to your comment… you’ll want to sign up for Gravatar. There, you’ll upload an image to be associated with your your email address, and that image will appear on comment boards across the web.

That’s it. Pretty simple, right?

If you follow this comment policy, your comment should be posted.  Please be patient while we moderate our conversations to ensure the best experiences for our visitors.  If you have any questions, please let us know at info@awesomecontentcreator.com.

We look forward to seeing you in the comments!