Thanks to everyone who attended the January blogger meetup last night. We had about 25 people attend including both regulars and a number of new faces. Commercial or organizational sites represented included DCBlogs, Debatepedia, The ONE Campaign Blog, PharmCountry, and Wirkle. Other attendees of various genres, in no particular order: Candy Sandwich, Brokekid.net, Ross Notes, […]
The DC blogger meetup I organize is tonight at RFD in Chinatown at 7. Looks like we’ll have a good crowd.
Recently I have been hearing about two recently launched websites designed to help folks find blogs by geographic location. PlaceBlogger is a fairly straight-forward directory that has some aggregated content on the main page. Outside.in is much more powerful — it aggregates blog posts and allows you to view all the posts for a given […]
Things have been kind of quiet around here lately for a couple reasons: I just successfully wrapped up my first semester of graduate school, and because most of my blogging energy has been dedicated to Rethink College Park, a new community website I am involved in. Readers of this website may be familiar with the […]
After several months of small Meetups, Patrick and I are putting together a meetup for January to re-start the group. Hope you can make it! DC Blogger January Meetup Jan. 17, 7:00 p.m. RFD – 810 7th Street NW
There’s plenty of sources for advice for new bloggers. However, there’s precious little quantitative data about what factors are the most important to building readership. Among the most obvious quantitative factors — posting frequency, number of external links, blogroll size, and simple longevity — which are the most important? In general, are there statistical relationships […]
I’m looking for any quantitative studies examining links between blog posting frequency, site readership, and/or in- or out-bound linking rates. I’d also be interested to see any related studies along the lines of Noor Ali-Hasan’s work. Post them as comments if you can help. Thanks!