However, we do drop anywhere from 70-100 blogs off the list every quarter due to a variety of reasons ranging from infrequent blog postings, off topic postings, site not longer working or on occasion, sites that get bought and turned into splogs.
Other considerations include, blog design, usability, writing style and quality. No one has ever asked how to get off this list, in fact, many have gone out of their way to get ON the list.
If you have changes that need to be made in your BIGLIST entry, then contact Top Rank using the web form.
BIGLIST There is no way to get on this list by “submitting” or requesting. It’s totally subjective and not an attempt to be a comprehensive resource, but one the we’ve found to be useful at Top Rank.
When we were adding new blogs, we’d find most reading blogrolls of other BIGLIST inductees or SEM social news sites. Two fundamental requirements: Blogs must cover search marketing and must post 4-5 times per month at a bare minimum.
Common changes include moving from a third party hosting service to a domain name or sub-domain address, writer changes and topics covered.
Often this movement is motivated by a payment or gift to the writer of a post or comment or may be written under a pseudonym.
(For more details, see Wikipedia.)A blog is an online journal that’s updated on a regular basis with entries that appear in reverse chronological order. They typically contain comments by other readers, links to other sites and permalinks.
This two-way dialogue is what makes blab a game changer in the industry.
Strengths: The two-way capabilities make blab stand out in a crowded field.
he social media landscape is fast changing and filled with strange terms to the uninitiated. Here’s a quick guide to some of the terms you may encounter.
Please add other terms in the Comments below and we’ll incorporate them and credit you.
api app astroturfing B Corp blog campaign cause marketing civic media cloud computing copyleft Creative Commons crowdfunding crowdsourcing CSR Digg digital inclusion digital story double bottom line Drupal ebooks embedding Facebook fair trade fair use feed flash mob Flickr geotagging Gov 2.0 GPL GPS hashtag hosting Internet newsroom lifecasting lifestreaming mashup metadata microblogging moblog My Space net neutrality news reader NGO nptech open media open platform open source open video Open ID paid search marketing permalink personal media platform podcast podsafe public domain public media remix RSS RT screencast search engine marketing SEO short code smart phone SMS social bookmarking social capital social enterprise social entrepreneurship social media social media optimization social networking social news social return on investment social tools splogs streaming media sustainability tag cloud tags technology steward terms of service triple bottom line troll tweet tweetup Twitter Twitterverse UGC unconference videoblog virtual world Web 2.0 web analytics Web conferencing webcasting webinar wi-fi widget wiki Wikipedia word-of-mouth marketing Word Press You Tube An API (a techie term for application programming interface) allows users to get a data feed directly into their own sites, providing continually updated, streaming data — text, images, video — for display.