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Blogging For Dummies® by Shane Birley, Susannah Gardner

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Chapter 20. Ten Blogs You Should Know

In This Chapter

  • Blogs that talk about technical stuff and gadgets

  • Blogs that discuss politics

  • Blogs that help you with your blog

Because so many blogs are floating about in the blogosphere, you can't possibly read them all. In the beginning, only a handful of blogs were known well enough to attract solid audiences. Only a few short years later, well over 100 million different blogs exist, and each one attracts its own audience. This book has made reference to a number of blogs, but there's always room for more. This chapter includes a short list of some of the blogs I find most interesting and useful.

Take some time and visit each of these blogs. Not only do they feature some great content, but you also can discover more about what types of things these bloggers do to achieve blogging success.

Engadget

www.engadget.com

In March of 2004, Peter Rojas, cofounder of the blog Gizmodo, launched Engadget. Engadget is a contributor‐supported blog with posts written by several writers; it features articles about consumer technology and boasts lively discussions in the comments section.

Engadget, shown in Figure 20-1 , is one of those blogs you can't live without. It has won a number of awards and has been translated into several different languages. If you have any interest in gadgets (I know you do!) and you want to find out more about them, you can't go wrong in subscribing to Engadget.

And should you be interested in exploring the podcast milieu, Engadget also ...

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