50 Most Popular Newspaper Blogs
but at least the New York Times Company (NYT) knows how to make a blog work. Bloggasm's Simon Owens sort through hundred of newspaper websites to make a listing of the 50 most beloved newspaper blog posts. New York Times led the way with 22 blogging lists. He used the blog's rankings in the Technorati research machine to find out its appeal.
Here is, as Technorati says, that it comes with this number: Technorati rankings refer to the number of resources that refer to a particular blog compared to other logs. A higher number of references to a blog leads to a higher Technorati rank. Technorati blog rankings are displayed in URL results, blog results, and all blog claims in the blog Kontoprofil.
These are the top 50 blogs:
Back to Blogging & Social Media - Print/Mobile-Friendly Version Do you already have a blog?" The New Influencers, a blog article by Paul Gillin, says that by mid-2006 the number of people blogging had risen to 50 million. And what does that mean for a writer? Very much, especially for those who want to compose for papers.
Blogging can help us get posted and paid: Provides a direct platform for our work. It is a precious research resource. These allow us to take a look at the editorial offices of the newspapers for which we want to work. Today you can still create a blog and post whatever you want to tell the rest of the family.
A lot of nonprofessional authors use blogging to discuss their travel, hobby or opinion. Businesses use blogging to integrate their product. Authors can use a blog to post their thoughts, link to other websites, research interest in a book or article they want to post, or give examples of their work.
Insert a clip into your blog and publish either the whole story or the first few sections with a full featured story linked. Blogging can result in publishing in newspapers as well as other types of publications. A number of newpapers have started using "citizen bloggers" to cover issues of community activity that the authors of their employees cannot attend.
Sometimes a blog can result in a chargeable release. Natalie Bovis-Nelson described in a recent Mediabistro article how her blog about coctails, The Liquid Muse, gained momentum. "I' designed a'Weekend of Wine' for Northern Virginia and used my blog as a video for my film. Having seen the work I had accumulated on the topic of alcohol drink offerings, an editorial staff member of the journal suggested a month-long drink collection that I would be writing a year later.
" As Bovis-Nelson says, her blog has become the "cornerstone" of her freelancing carreer. Logging does not necessarily make a lot of profit, although there are authors who are getting payed for hosting blog for organisations and companies. It' also possible to post advertisements in your blog. Indeed, some blog posts have become so much loved that publishers have come to the web site of those who are looking for a place on their pages.
The primary objectives of the blog are, however, self-expression and to draw your work to the fore. Typing a blog will share many of the same features of typing for other web addresses. As a rule, blog posts are brief. Blog postings are often measured by how many readers are reading and commenting on them.
However, you can create your own blog on different subjects. The use of catchwords that list your blog in the main searching machines will help to involve the reader. Some of the best writers in the world are writing with a unique vote. Embrace the liberty of posting to let out your real self, be it sage, affectionate or funny.
Try to abstain from writing the whole blog about yourself. Provide value to your readership. Some of the most beloved blogs post something new every single night and ask questions to keep the discussion going. Journalists may find blogs a good practice to begin the tag, and it's also a good way to overcome the negative blogs.
If you provide an editor direct to your blog, they may be tempted to charge you for jobs, especially if readers' reviews show that they are interested in the topic. There is no warranty, but blogs can be a way to accelerate the retrieval and waiting processes, especially if you're filling in a space that no one else is posting about.
Iraqi bloggers have become correspondence troops, and special topic specialists have been asked to contribute essays, columnaries and suggested books by editorial staff who are reading their blog. Only because it is fast and free does not mean that you should not type as well as you can. Rework and shine your blog commentary before you publish anything.
One never knows who might be reading it. There' s a blog open to the world. When your aim is just to type and let folks reread it, blog free. However, if you are looking for a paid self-employed writer, don't give away your best work. You can use the blog to provide examples, present your own idea and draw your professional knowledge.
Searching the blog can lead to a story that you could present to a newspaper or other publishing company. It can also help you keep abreast of the "beat" you're covering and the information you need for your items. Even though most blog posts are unprocessed and you have no evidence of their correctness, they still link to other sources, expert testimonials, books and more.
Having the interactivity of a blog means you can begin a conversation with the person who is blogging that can result in more information. Like any other resource, don't cite blog post without atribution and ask if you want to use more than a few rows. Also keep an eye on blog address and release date in case you or your editors need to check what you're writing.
Luckily, you don't have to look in billions of blog posts for your research. Alerts, technorati, blog rankings and bloglines are among the pages that will find blog posts on the topics you are looking for. Today, writers and reporter of most big dailies and many smaller dailies are publishing blog posts.
Blogging for the same reasons they created websites and began to put storylines online: to vie with radio and web based mediums that deliver immediate information. Blogs give them a way to deliver the latest happenings on current affairs, post themes that don't go in the newspaper, and give their authors room to tell the story behind the article they do.
An author on a great website named Blue Plate Specific, released by the New York University journalism section, likened the blog of a reporter to the extra features you find on a video disc. During 2006, the Blue Plate Magazine teams interviewed the best news bloggers and released a listing of the best news bloggers in the U.S. Their listing contains hyperlinks to the news blog so you can see exactly what they're about.
Reporter who are asked to blog without paying more may not be pleased about the added work, but newspaper blogging is a goldmine for professional authors. As they read about the choices behind the story, authors find out what journalists are looking for. An example, when a scholar recently complain active a entertainment that was not replicated, the message display artist in his diary told how he faculty choose which display and presentation to replicate.
Its response was much more private and specific than the arid policies posted on the newspaper's website. There are some papers where you can browse their sites for policies until you're blindfolded, but a newspaper's blog opens the newspaper room and lets you listen to debates that can help you present exactly the story they're looking for.
You can not only hear, but also annotate and perhaps post a blog to your own blog on the topic. You should be blogging. blogs are instant, face-to-face and interactively, but stop and think before you blog. Is it going to waste your other typing jobs precious amount of work?
Writing a new promotional volume, I signed an agreement with my publishing house that I should use a blog as part of the advertising campaigns for newspaper freelancers. It' s fun to speak about my work as a freelancer and to have a place where I can give advice and provide useful information to other authors.
Mm-hmm. I like it when a reader writes back. Blogs take a lot of blogs, but it's really valuable to me. It' simple to launch a blog. A lot of businesses provide free blogsheets. The only thing you have to do is fill in the gaps and you can blog within an hours. Search for other websites by looking for "free blog posting services".
Also, review your ISP and website host to see if they provide a logging facility. And even if you choose not to blog, begin to read them. Otherwise, you'll miss a giant global interview and the opportunity to improve your free-lance typing skills. Fagalde Lick is the writer of Freelancing for Newspapers, released by Quill Driver Books.