One of the biggest obstacles you will need to overcome when promoting and running a website is trying to convince people to actually make regular use of it. Adopting yet another new site is, for your run-of-the-mill Internet user, actually quite a chore, and people will do surprisingly little in terms of spending time registering or finding their way around a new domain. Ultimately, providing content that is valuable to them is the best way to keep users loyal to you, but there are a number of other things one can do to make adoption of your site easier.

At present, a new user to your site might read something that interests them and decide to post a comment about it. Assuming you are not going to allow anonymous users to post comments ...

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