In blogging, there are different things that you can do to attract more readers and keep them engaged. Setting your comments to do-follow could be the best and rewarding strategy you can do for your readers. In Blogger and WordPress blog platform, the comments are set to “nofollow” tag by default. This means that for every comment left by your readers, there will be no link juice to pass.
The thing is, when you set the comment to do-follow, it will motivate readers to leave a comment because they will get something from it. However, your blog may also be the target of spam. Spam comments can fill your blogs knowing that there’s PR juice. Also, even real people who are leaving comments may leave senseless post just for the sake of leaving comment and having a link back from you.
SEO experts confirmed that leaving comments on do-follow blogs is a great way to gain backlinks and improve Page Rank. There are even blogs with different dofollow plugins such as CommentLuv which allows target keyword in the name field. This is more beneficial because you can optimize your target keyword in blog commenting.
There are plenty of list that you can find online about dofollow sites or blogs. But if you want to make sure, it is better to install SEO plugins that highlights nofollow links. This way, you can dedicate your time on dofollow blogs. There are some sites with huge list of do follow blogs but turns out to be nofollow at all. Stay away from false claims.