Building an internal community using a comments section is a great way to foster a relationship with your viewers
Moreover, you get valuable feedback from your viewers through their comments
✨ Did you know that: Nearly 75 % of viewers read online comments before, after, or while watching a video on their mobile!!
Here is how you can enable commenting for your videos
From the Users section of the left menu, select Manage User Comments
Click on the Comment Settings button to define the commenting rules
Once you click it, you have to decide upon the following
Allow Commenting: This feature has a toggle button. By toggling it, you can enable or disable comments on your videos.
Comment Read Option: Setting who can read your comments
Anyone: By selecting this option anyone on the internet can read the comments on your videos
All logged-in users: Only users who have logged in (need not be subscribed) can read the comments
Some users tend to read comments before they purchase a subscription to make sure they get quality entertainment
Subscribed users: Only the users who have subscribed to your service will be able to read comments on your content
Comment Write Option: Setting who can post comments on your videos
⚖️ Understanding the Pros and Cons of User Comments
Based on the quality of user engagement, commenting can boost or harm your website's ranking on search engines.
User comments can be rich with search terms and phrases -- which you did not insert. However, if not moderated properly, they can harm your website with spam.
Communication with and among viewers
Viewer Feedback insight
Chances of spam
Requires time and effort of an admin
Here is a screenshot of what the comment feature will look like on the website.