Daily Notes - January 7

A couple short notes...

Details on embedding polls for The 2008 Weblog Awards on your site are available here.

We're posting interesting stuff we find on our Twitter feed throughout the day.  Kudos to judge Matt D. who is manning the reporting duties.  Sign up to follow us, and post your own info into the Twitter sidebar via direct message.

We smashed our previous records for votes and traffic yesterday.  Over 300,000 visitors and 165,000 votes cast.  If the site is slow or non-loading during the day just come back a little later.  From about noon to 6 P.M. (US Eastern) thing were occasionally sluggish.  Outside of those times everything was (and should continue to be) fine.  Based on our experience we expect that over the next few days site performance during those prime-time hours will stabilize and improve.


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.


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