Check Out that Profile
At noon CST, widget maker, JS-Kit, announced that they’ve acquire HaloScan — the largest hosted comment service on the web — and they’re building out some enticing new features to make the new product a full-service commenting engine. Key traits are that it allows embedding of YouTube and audio in comments and is completely removable — you won’t lose your comments should you decide to opt out at a later date.
Last night JS-Kit CEO, Khris Loux explained that his team is working feverishly on a build out that will offer commenters ever-increasing ways deepen their profiles and manage their information. He strongly emphasized his core beliefs that content belongs to the producer and that great customer relationships will be forged by serving that idea.
New features include:
Portable Visitor Profile
The new profile feature gives users access to their comments made across JS-Kit 550,000 publisher sites and encourages cross-domain traffic. When you mouseover a comment by a JS-Kit commenter you’ll see a profile that looks like this:
You can add or remove JS-Kit Comments without risk of losing comment data. Import and update existing comments from Blogger or WordPress. The integration panel looks like this:
100% SEO Support for Comment Data
I haven’t tried it yet, but it sure sounds promising. Khris encourages feedback so that the product offers you the most useful features and usability. You can find out more at JS-Kit Comments.
-ME “Liz” Strauss
Work with Liz!!
Suzie Cheel says
Looks interesting, I tried discus, but everyone had to sign up to have their comment as I discovered when I deactivated it. Will look at this. Thanks for sharing.
ME Liz Strauss says
It does sound like it’s got real potential!
Khris Loux says
Great talk last night! I passed on your kind words about the design of the Visitor Profile to Philippe — I think he may have blushed 🙂
I appreciate your sharing JS-Kit with your readers and am open to listening to every ones thoughts for improvements.
Khris Loux, JS-Kit