Best Up And Coming Blog (Authority between 51 and 100)

Nominate your choice for Best Up And Coming Blog with Technorati Authority between 51 and 100, as of November 3, 2008.

NOMINATIONS ARE CLOSED FOR ALL CATEGORIES EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING:

Best Large Blog
Best Mid Major Blog
Best Mid Minor Blog
Best Small Major Blog

To nominate a blog you need to leave a comment on this entry. Your comment should contain the name of the blog, the main URL for the blog, and (if possible) the URL for a RSS/Atom feed. For example:

Wizbang
http://wizbangblog.com/
http://feeds.wizbangblog.com/Wizbang

Unless you login via one of the supported authentication services (Typekey, WordPress, OpenID, Yahoo, AIM, etc.) your comment will not be published immediately. Unauthenticated comments are placed in a moderation queue. Due to the volume of comments, it may take up to 24 hours for your comment to be approved. Comments from authenticated users will be published immediately.

Every so often our spam fighting service flags an authenticated comment as spam. If put more than 10 URL's in a comment it will set off the junk filter. If your comment doesn't immediately appear that's probably what happened. We review and "unjunk" these comments as we are approving unauthenticated comments. We're sorry for the inconvenience.

Rules And FAQ's

  • You can nominate yourself, don't be shy.
  • The number of nominations a blog receives is irrelevant. One nomination is enough...
  • Rather than add a "me too" nomination for a site you're encouraged to use the "+" icon to indicate your preference for nominees. The "+" ratings are one extra piece of information the finalist selection panel can use to help generate the finalist slates in each category.
  • Given the two previous items, we reserve the right to remove excessive comments (i.e. nominations) for the same site.
  • The nomination period is scheduled to end on Wednesday, November 19, 2008.
  • The nomination period has been extended to Friday, November 21, 2008.
  • Voting for selected finalists is scheduled to begin December 8, 2008. Finalists will be announced several days before voting begins.
  • Read The Nomination FAQ
  • Get Weblog Award logos to post on your site. Link to the nomination index or your favored category
  • Get technical help or ask questions at The Weblog Awards Forum
  • If you are linking to the contest consider using the nomination category archive, as it contains links to all of the nomination posts.

Return to the main Nominations Page

106 Comments

I nominate The Colossus of Rhodey.

URL: http://colossus.mu.nu

Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheColossusOfRhodey

By the way, I attempted to sign in via TypeKey, but I got a message stating that this site hasn't yet been configured for using it.

FYI.

I second the nomination for The Colossus of Rhodey.

URL: http://colossus.mu.nu

Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheColossusOfRhodey

i would like to nominate Singapore's Only Male Bitch for this category.


http://fauzirassull.blogspot.com

Fauzi Rassull: Singapore's Only Male Bitch

I nominate:

If Mom Says OK

http://ifmomsaysok.wordpress.com

I would like to second the The Colossus of Rhodey nomination!

It's stylish. It's urbane. It's religious. It's sexual. It's gay. It's obsessed with language. It's witty. It's:

Farmboyz/Perge Modo

http://farmboyz.blogspot.com

I read this blog so I don;t have to read The Bee
McClatchy Watch
http://www.cancelthebee.blogspot.com/
http://cancelthebee.blogspot.com/feed/atom

I nominate Leaning Straight Up

Http://leaningstraighup.com

http://leaningstraightup.com/rss

I nominate Leaning Straight Up
(repairing typo)
Http://leaningstraightup.com

http://leaningstraightup.com/rss

It's About The Money, Stupid (a baseball/sports blog)
http://itsaboutthemoney.blogspot.com

I am endorsing

Farmboyz/Perge Modo

http://farmboyz.blogspot.com

(and not just because my husband writes it and is typing this for me.)

http://memphiskat-tinkerbell.blogspot.com/
Tinkerbell's Momma Kat

A blog dedicated to put a happy smile on your face - happy ending animal rescue stores, family (double-trouble twins included), and charming pets as well.

Baby boomer writing about stuff of interest to other boomers, or those that know one.

Suitably old but mysteriously advanced.

http://goinglikesixty.com

Baby boomer writing about stuff of interest to other boomers, or those that know one.

Suitably old but mysteriously advanced.

http://goinglikesixty.com

The Digital Cuttlefish at www.digitalcuttlefish.blogspot.com - poetry about the modern world, including science, skepticism, politics, atheism and just plain common sense:

Digital Cuttlefish

Digital Cuttlefish RSS

I second the nomination for Tinkerbell's Momma Kat.

http://memphiskat-tinkerbell.blogspot.com/

Blogging4jobs

www.bloggingforjobs.blogspot.com

WittySparks

Ignite Your Thoughts!

http://www.wittysparks.com/

I nominate NoFactZone.net, which is a Stephen Colbert-centric news blog and fan site.

http://www.nofactzone.net'
http://feeds.feedburner.com/NoFactZone

ExecutedToday.com

Blogs the anniversary of a historical execution (or occasionally, a literary one ...) once a day, every day, 54 weeks and counting. Authority in the 80's.

D'oh. I fail on proper format; try this:

Executed Today
http://executedtoday.com/
http://feeds.feedburner.com/ExecutedToday

Kiko's House
http://kikoshouse.blogspot.com
http://kikoshouse.blogspot.com/atom.xml

The Apostate
http://apostate.wordpress.com
http://apostate.wordpress.com/feed/

Rotus
http://rotus.wordpress.com
http://rotus.wordpress.com/feed/

We Move to Canada
http://wmtc.blogspot.com
http://wmtc.ca/atom.xml

Dinosaur Trader
http://dinosaurtrader.blogspot.com
http://dinosaurtrader.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default

Reno and Its Discontents
http://www.renodiscontent.com

World O Crap
http://world-o-crap.com/ blog
http://world-o-crap.com/blog/?feed=rss2

Jonestown
http://fairlane.wordpress.com/
http://fairlane.wordpress.com/feed/

The Aristocrats
http://ristocrats.blogspot.com

bastard logic
http://bastardlogic.wordpress.com
http://bastardlogic.wordpress.com/feed/

AmbivaBlog
http://ambivablog.typepad.com/ambivablog
http://feeds.feedburner.com/typepad/dQWA

appletree
http://www.appletreeblog.com
http://www.appletreeblog.com/?feed=rss2


Bark Bark Woof Woof
http://barkbarkwoofwoof.blogspot.com
http://barkbarkwoofwoof.blogspot.com/atom.xml

Foreign Policy Watch
http://fpwatch.blogspot.com
http://fpwatch.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default

If I Ran the Zoo
http://tehipitetom.blogspot.com
http://tehipitetom.blogspot.com/atom.xml

MediaBloodhound
http://mediabloodhound.typepad.com
http://mediabloodhound.typepad.com/weblog/atom.xml

newcritics
http://www.newcritics.com
http://feeds.feedburner.com/newcritics/MLJR

PSoTD
http://www.psotd.com
http://www.psotd.com/content_rss.xml

Roger Ailes
http://rogerailes.blogspot.com
http://www.rogerailes.blogspot.com/atom.xml

Simply Left Behind
http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com
http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/atom.xml

William K. Wolfrum Chronicles
http://www.williamkwolfrum.com
http://www.williamkwolfrum.com/?feed=rss2

I nominate:
jobsanger
http://jobsanger.blogspot.com/

My Domestic Church

www.mydomesticchurch.com

http://feeds.feedburner.com/blogspot/DQjE

Pigeons and Planes
www.pigeonsandplanes.com
http://feeds.feedburner.com/PigeonsAndPlanes

Not even completely sure what "authority" is but I think it's how many times I'm linked on other peoples pages. Not sure but my blog is brand new but gaining popularity very quickly. This week my hits went from around 1000 a day to over 3,000 a day. Yesterday I got over 5,000. I think my site is growing so fast because I update it so often and I have good content. Check it out for new music ranging from indie rock to mainstream hip hop.

Squob

http://squob.com/
http://feeds.feedburner.com/squob

Squob is the only RVing website with an eye for design. We cover the best new vehicles and the coolest classics.

Up and Coming since 2002, with several thousand posts mostly about immigration:

http://24Ahead.com/

I would like to nominate the following:

Weapons of Mass Discussion
http://massdiscussion.blogspot.com
http://massdiscussion.blogspot.com/atom.xml

++ Foreign Policy Watch
http://fpwatch.blogspot.com

I'm going to nominate myself, dang it.

Lotus - Surviving a Dark Time

http://whoviating.blogspot.com
http://whoviating.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default

I nominate:

http://co2sceptics.com/

Less than a year old and nearing first million of pages viewed

I would like to nominate daddyBstrong. I've checked other blogs, and, from the ones I've checked, I don't see any other that blends current events with history as I do, especially since I use music and literature (mainly poetry and quotes from fiction and non-fiction books) to enrich the posts.

Well, mine has been an "up and coming" blog for about three years now, but I guess that is life:

walls of the city
http://www.wallsofthecity.net/
http://www.wallsofthecity.net/rss.xml

I nominate Staralicious for best up and coming blog.

Blog that is paving the way for the Modern Muslim woman.

http://hijabtrendz.com

Yep, nominating myself!! Why the heck not?

I nominate Jimmie, I go to him everyday and he's GREAT!
The Sundries Shack
http://www.sundriesshack.com
http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheSundriesShack

I'd like to nominate Jamelle. I'm normally not a fan of political blags, but I'm glad to make an exception for his:

The United States of Jamerica
http://usjamerica.wordpress.com/
http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheUnitedStatesOfJamerica

www.homedesignfind.com

As much as I'd love to nominate myself, I can't compete with OneMom:

URL: http://onemom.wordpress.com

I nominate The 99 Cent Chef, an up and comer stirring up food blogging pot.
http://the99centchef.blogspot.com/

I nominate Jamelle's blog at
usjamerica.wordpress.com

kombo.com
http://kombo.com

Nominating

Singapore's Only Male Bitch

http://fauzirassull.blogspot.com

TSX TrendWatch Weekly
http://tsx.profitrend.com/


About The Weblog Awards

The Weblog Awards are the world's largest blog competition with over 545,000 votes cast in 2007 edition and nearly two million votes cast in all editions since 2003.


For The 2008 Weblog Awards open and public nominations in 48 categories began on November 3, 2008.  Voting for selected finalists is expected begin in early December 2008.


Signup for our newsletter for press releases and to keep up to date on general information about The Weblog Awards. It's the best way to stay abreast of the schedule for this year and future editions of The Weblog Awards.


Once the polls open comments will be disabled on the site, but you are invited to join us in The Weblog Awards discussion forums if you want to talk about the awards, the nominees, or ask questions.


If you've enjoyed The 2008 Weblog Awards, don't be afraid to...



Advertisements

Recent Entries

  • The 2008 Weblog Awards Winners

    Based on 933,022 votes cast in 48 categories over seven days of voting in early January 2009, here are the winners of The 2008 Weblog...

  • Daily Notes - January 13

    Voting for The 2008 Weblog Awards is now over.  This year's turnout was simply amazing; 3.2 million page views, 2 million visitors, and 933,022 votes cast...

  • Daily Notes - January 12

    Thank you to everyone who have made The 2008 Weblog Awards a smashing success!  As of today there have been over 870,000 votes in 48...

  • Daily Notes - Weekend Edition

    As we make our way through the weekend voting for The 2008 Weblog Awards there's a few items we want to share. First, embed code...

  • Daily Notes - January 8

    First a quick stats update... As of Thursday evening we've had 950,000 visitors since The 2008 Weblog Awards began on Monday, of which 250,000 came...

    Find us on Facebook
    Posts that contain Weblog Awards
    Technorati Chart

    Credits



    Close