Monday, March 5, 2007

What is Top Blog Mag?

It's new, it's exciting and it needs your help!

Published every Monday, Top Blog Mag is a magazine format blog written by the best writers in the blogosphere. You may have heard of some of them…You!

Each issue will be made up of original articles (no re-posts) written by you, and other bloggers like you, from all walks of life and types of blog. There is no voting, no popularity contest, no ‘my blog gets more visitors so I have a better chance of getting published’ stuff going on here.

No click here or go there to read the best each week either, all articles will be published here in one place for easy reading. Each published article will be linked to the writers own blog and each writer will get a permanent place on the sidebar writers list linked to all their previous articles.

Who can enter? Anybody really; male, female, black, white, purple, American, Dutch, Israeli; it’s all the same to us as long as your blog meets the blog guidelines.

Blog Guidelines:

  • You must have an English language blog with at least 7 previous posts.
  • You must be over 18 (We just don’t feel comfortable linking to underage blogs, sorry)
  • No adult content blogs, and by that we mean no porn pictures. Profanities and such like are fine both on your blog and in your articles – we are all adults, if you don’t like it, don’t read.
  • No pure advertisement blogs, there must be some other content there to interest out readers.
  • No blogs with pop-ups. Everybody hates them and we are not going to send our readers to be popped at by annoying advertisements.


12 comments:

Jackal said...

What a wicked idea !

Karen said...

You might want to check the spelling of your "writter" link on the left. :)

K said...

Great concept!

Slackermommy said...

Great idea!

Working Girl said...

I like the idea. I think some sort of theme would be helpful. To give each issue a common thread, you know? Also, I understand wanting to steer clear of politics, religion, etc. For the most part, I keep away from those on my own blog. However, those topics do spark controversy and readership...good luck with it all, I will definitely try to submit something. BTW, my word verification is henyak -- seems fitting

Top Blog Mag said...

I am glad you all like the idea. Thanks Karen for the typo - kind of ironic eh?

Working Girl - yeah, we have been giving the theme idea some more thought ...post to come soon. Thanks for your info.

Melissa R. Garrett said...

What a great idea! Now all I need is for that inspiration to strike!

Lillie Ammann said...

Question: Are you looking to reprint articles already posted or you asking for new content that is not also published on the author's blog?

Surviving Motherhood said...

New content only!!

Glad you asked though, it must be something I need to make clearer in the about section. thanks.

Jeremy said...

You have a great premise brewing. I wish you the best of luck.

Reluctant Memsahib said...

Can I join? what need I do - other than agree to conditions and link to topblogmag? I'm very technochallenged ... will that be a problem. Love the writing but struggle with blog tech.

pluto said...

Yep, this sounds fun.

Can you add me to your writers' list please?

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