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Wendy Boswell

How do I find blogs that I'm interested in?

By August 12, 2008

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Blogs - basically online journals - are some of my favorite sites to keep up with, mostly because I love getting to know the unique personalities behind the blogs, and it's fun to keep up on the events in their lives.

But how do you find the blogs you might be interested in? This can be tricky, but here are a few resources you can use to help you out.

  • Blog Search Engines: Blog search engines have become more and more sophisticated, and nowadays you can do a blog search on a variety of topics and hit paydirt. Here is a list of some of the best blog search engines out there - take 'em for a blog search test drive and see what you think.
  • Technorati: One of the easiest ways to find a blog you're interested in is Technorati. Just type in a subject, say, "crafts", and you'll be presented with a wide array of blogs on that topic.
  • The Top 100 Blogs: These are the top 100 blogs on the Web, as sorted by popularity, incoming links, post authority, etc.
  • Bloglines Most Popular Feeds: These are the top RSS feeds in the Bloglines reader database.
  • Political Blogs: Of course, those of us in the States appreciate a little bit of politics in our blogs.
  • The Ultimate Mommy Blog List: As a mom, I've already got quite a few of these blogs on my radar.
  • Bloggers Choice Awards: This is an easy way to find blogs you might be interested in, but didn't know it yet. Arranged by category.
  • The Bloggies: Another blog awards organization; I love browsing through all these blogs.
As you'll see as you start browsing around, there are a LOT of blogs out there. Once you find a blog you like, subscribe to it and add it to your favorite feed reader.

Comments
August 14, 2008 at 12:47 pm
(1) Vectorpedia says:

This is a great list for blog searching……I’ve been looking for such a list……….thanks

November 22, 2008 at 7:25 pm
(2) Kimberly says:

Hi. First of all, Iíll warn you that Iím a cofounder of the site Iím about to recommend, so obviously thereís a touch of self promotion involved but it really is a good choice when it comes to finding new blogs on a particular topic. Regator.com has editors who hand-pick the very best blogs and then categorize them into nearly 500 different topics so that itís easy to find blogs on things that interest you. Because weíre more selective than Alltop, youíre more likely to find something well-written and relevant when you do a search. Weíre a fairly new resource (about three months old) and Iíd love to hear what you think of it. Feel free to email me.

September 11, 2013 at 9:02 am
(3) LOL says:

“those of us in the States appreciate a little bit of politics in our blogs.”

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