Writing Good Discussion Comments: Tips for Students

Nobody responds to me!  How do I post successfully? How do I get my friends to read my posts?

Adapted from:
Funaro, Gina Maria and Frances Montell. December 1999. "Pedagogical Roles and Implementation Guidelines for Online Communication Tools." 
ALN Magazine. Retrieved 2 August 2008 (http://www.sloan-c.org/publications/magazine/v3n2/funaro.asp