Welcome to the Australian Blog Directory. This list of Australian blogs is a pretty eclectic and growing all the time. It’s not exhaustive by any means, but it’s a start and is representative of the depth and breadth of ‘active’ blogs we have here in Australia. The list is currently segmented into the following categories: [...]
BlogWorld LA is over for another year. Several thousand people attended – including Darren Rowse, Gideon Shalwick and Nicole Avery from Australia; the number of speakers was crazy, something like 300 blogging experts and new media gurus gave presentations or sat on various panels.
Here are a couple of videos I shot at the event: one is a general overview, the other an interview with Darren Rowse.
Darren Rowse (@problogger) and chef Shane Delia (@shanedelia – pictured) have teamed up to stage a Problogger special event specifically for bloggers of food, wine and related topics. The event will be held at Shane’s Melbourne restaurant Maha on Tuesday, July 17 from 6 pm.
One of Australia’s biggest online communities for parents Kidspot.com.au has announced the winner of its annual Top 50 Bloggers Competition for 2012 – it’s Katrina from The Block. For coming out top in the competition Katrina from The Block’s Katrina Chambers (pictured) will have free use of a Ford Territory for a year plus receive [...]
Underscoring the growth of the blogging movement in Australia, 1024 bloggers entered the 2012 competition – last year the competition attracted 570 entrants.
Eden’s Edenland was also the winner of the competition’s Personal/Lifestyle category, which attracted an impressive 526 entries.
The Sydney Writers’ Centre has announced the return of their Best Australian Blogs Competition for 2012. The competition is one of Australia’s leading blogging competitions, recognising and celebrating blogs on any topic and of any size. The Sydney Writers’ Centre is offering over $15,000 in writing courses for winners and finalists, almost double the prize [...]
2011 has been a huge year for Australia’s blogging movement. Was it the year blogging in this country came of age? I think so.
So what does 2012 hold? Here are four things I think we’re going to see more of:
If you are serious about blogging, and want more people to read your content, spending some time on your categories pages is time well spent.
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Blogging influences my business on many levels- it allows my readers to get to know me and having free information available to them. The new economy requires transparency and we need to think and be different…let our voices shine through.