Are these the 30 most popular blogs in the world today?
According to one research firm, other blog popularity-ranking services are flawed because they only use one or two measurements to calculate the most popular blogs.
They, on the other hand, use a schmorgasboard of statistics including inbound links from the likes of Yahoo and Google, Alexa (does anyone normal actually use their toolbar?), plus US unique monthly visitor data.
Spotting a fundamental flaw in this already?
Or, in other words, how many of those blogs are not US-based?
Admittedly, a lot of the biggest and most popular blogs according to most ranking services are American, and the usual suspects are at the top of the list. You know the ones: Gizmodo, TMZ, Engadget, LifeHacker, and The Huffington Post.
eBizMBA aren’t giving much away about exactly how they’ve mashed those numbers together to achieve the overall ranking, but I doubt Gizmodo will be complaining too much about being number one.
Yes, I know Tech Digest isn’t on there. You’re shocked, I can tell.
Maybe it’s time to compile a more up-to-date list of British A-list blogs.
The complete top 30 list is as follows:
eBizMBA’s 30 Most Popular Blogs, August 2007
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