Feb 28 2007

Announcements (and Blog Competition)

We are trying out a few new things on the blog, let me do a run-down of everything that is going on.

First off, we are starting a blog carnival that will run monthly, and if successful, every two weeks. If you aren’t famaliar with blog carnivals you submit your entry URL and information you want posted, then it is run in sort of a list. It builds a link to your blog and exposure to it as well. To submit your blog click here, there is currently no category or topic, simply because we want your best post! Try to submit your best or favorite post of the month for the carnival.

We are adding new advertisements on the right sidebar as there isn’t as much income coming in. I will continue to try to monetize our blog as best as I can. We are currently running AdWords and other advertising to try to get as much exposure as possible. Donations are always welcome.

I would also like to announce, finally, our blog competition. We are looking for 10 blogs to review us! The review will be voted by a panel of 6 or so members of Blog about your Blog including me. The best review will receive 10 dollars, second place and third place will receive 5 dollars. Payments will be made by me, via paypal.

There are a few requirements, first your blog must be older than 30 days and updated somewhat regularly. The review has to be a minimum of 100 words and you of course must link to our site. You can write about whatever you want about us, look around our blog a bit first. Feel free to mention what you like, dislike, suggestions etc, but make sure it’s good! It’s a competition! Sorry BAYB members, this competition isn’t for you, but soon after this I will announce a competition exclusively for BAYB! Then only our authors can enter the review contest! (many of you blog about us anyhow, just trying to give back)

If you are curious if you qualify leave me a comment and I’ll personally check. All blog reviews will receive a linkback! Remember we want 10 blogs to review us. We hope to have this acheived in two or three weeks so our judges can get their scores to me.

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  1. Chris said:

    Sounds good. I’m going to enter under an assumed blog name ;-)

    March 1st, 2007 at 6:12 am
  2. Stefanie said:

    That sounds fun! Things are getting exciting here at BAYB!

    March 1st, 2007 at 7:40 am
  3. Matt said:

    thanks chris for the linkback… still no reviews =\

    March 3rd, 2007 at 1:00 pm
  4. lyndonmaxewell said:

    So Matt, when do you expect the competition deadline to be closed?

    March 4th, 2007 at 3:04 am
  5. lyndonmaxewell said:

    @ Matt I have got your site covered. Have a look!

    http://esplanade.sg/2007/03/04/blogaboutyourblog-many-writers-one-place/

    March 4th, 2007 at 7:07 am
  6. Matt said:

    I will close the competition when we have 9-10 reviews, I was hoping that would be around 2 weeks.

    March 4th, 2007 at 10:26 am
  7. Alyssa said:

    I’d like to review your site! Check me out & let me know if I qualify =)

    March 10th, 2007 at 6:10 am
  8. G said:

    I’d be interested in doing this! That is…if my ridiculously long url qualifies… :)

    March 12th, 2007 at 7:34 am
  9. JHS, Esq. said:

    I’m in.

    March 12th, 2007 at 6:05 pm
  10. Matt said:

    great, looking forward to your review

    March 12th, 2007 at 7:53 pm
  11. ugyen said:

    Great Stuffs!!!you are my # 3rd in my “Blog Review of the day”
    cheers
    ugyen

    March 12th, 2007 at 10:12 pm
  12. FreeReviews said:

    Hello, we have talked in advance, about a week ago, and I was just making sure that my blog is in the compition. The review is currently on my blog under the post ‘10 Blog Reviews: March’. :)

    March 23rd, 2007 at 3:31 pm
  13. Bri said:

    Here’s a review. How many do you have so far and when do you think you’ll be posting the reviews? Thanks!

    http://trailblogging.com/2007/03/26/blogaboutyourblogcom/

    March 26th, 2007 at 7:00 am
  14. Matt said:

    thanks bri, you are number 5, and by the time you read this comment ill have the reviews posted. thank you, expect a comment on your blog soon :P

    March 26th, 2007 at 9:27 pm
  15. Adam Henningsen said:

    We have written a small review and information on your contest.

    Adam

    April 5th, 2007 at 2:32 pm
  16. Steve Yu Kok Hui said:

    Is this contest still on?

    I am looking forward to do a review

    April 5th, 2007 at 4:03 pm
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  18. Bigrayvin said:

    Is the blog review still going on I would like to take part and review this site which is a breathe of fresh air from the mundane in the blogsphere?

    April 8th, 2007 at 9:30 pm
  19. TheAnand said:

    count me in!

    http://www.theanand.com/blog/index.php/just-ripples/the-blog-about-your-blog-blog-review/

    i did cross the 100 word limit, but then there is so much to write abt….

    April 16th, 2007 at 1:35 am
  20. hoodiaweightloss said:

    Wanted to compliment on your site, it looks really good .

    Hank

    April 29th, 2007 at 6:57 pm

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