Not many bloggers check their spam comment list here. Not all comments in spam are spam. There are several good and nice comments related to the blog posts queued in spam list. Either you use Akismet or any other spam filter plugins, some good comments are still can be found in spam comment list. Some of regular commentator’s comments hit spam box as well. Failing to moderate spam box might cost us losing some of our hardcore blog’s fan. Make sure to frequently check your spam box for any genuine comments.
Each day, I approve more than 10 genuine comments in spam box. If you are commenting on someone’s blog and found out that your comment is in spam list. Quickly, inform the blogger using contact page with your comment details such as URL, Name, Email, etc. This would help the blogger approve your comment. Well, how to check comment hit spam box? It’s easy. Whenever you hit “Submit Comment” button, if the next page referred to “blank page”, then your comment is in spam box. Contact the blogger immediately.
Just because your IP or name reported by someone to spam filter, it doesn’t mean all comments coming from the same IP will be spam. Spammers don’t stick with one IP address. They use dynamic IP and proxy sites to spam. There might be some genuine reader that uses the particular IP can be a victim. So, check your comments in spam box regularly.