The Viral Garden's Top 25 Marketing Blogs - Week 7

Here's the standings for Week 7, and these will be updated again next Monday.

1 - Seth's Blog - 8,662 (LW - 1)(+156)
2 - Creating Passionate Users - 17,614 (LW - 2)(-213)
3 - Gaping Void - 18,782 (LW - 3)(-368)
4 - Duct Tape Marketing - 18,825 (LW - 4)(-109)
5 - Marketing Shift - 47,142 (LW - 5)(-386)
6 - HorsePigCow - 50,966 (LW - 6)(-3)
7 - Coolzor - 83,053 (LW - 7)(+12)
8 - Church of the Customer - 85,730 (LW - 8)(-1060)
9 - What's Next - 89,400 (LW - 9)(-2,436)
10 - Brand Autopsy - 94,692 (LW - 10)(+317)
11 - Emergence Marketing - 100,914 (LW - 11)(+957)
12 - Beyond Madison Avenue - 122,289 (LW - 12)(+433)
13 - Jaffe Juice - 122,829 (LW - 13)(+3,572)
14 - The Viral Garden - 128,134 (LW - 14)(+3,649)
15 - Diva Marketing - 154,343 (LW - 15)(-4,531)
16 - Marketing Roadmaps - 166,816 (LW - 16)(-8,773)
17 - FutureLab's Blog - 169,176 (LW - 19)(+21,634)
18 - Marketing Headhunter - 179,661 (LW - 18)(+911)
19 - What's Your Brand Mantra - 186,524 (LW - 17)(-7,399)
20 - Network Marketing for Women - 226,297 (LW - 22)(+5,399)
21 - Pro Hip-Hip - Hip-Hop Marketing - 227,067 (LW- 21)(+3,814)
22 - Marketing Begins At Home - 239,458 (LW - 20)(-8,925)
23 - B2Blog - 269,059 (LW - 24)(-1,464)
24 - WonderBranding - 271,890 (LW - 23)(-8,317)
25 - Ageless Marketing - 312,226 (LW - UR)


SethGate has spilled over to the Top 25 Marketing Blogs list a bit, as I've had a few people mention that if Seth doesn't have a blog, that he shouldn't be ranked. If I were doing this list solely for myself, I might agree. But as I've always said, this is a project for The Viral Garden's community, and since I am a part of that community, I'm not going to pull Seth. I still think he's a very smart guy, as do most people. And many bloggers have zero problem with anything that happened this weekend, or with him not allowing comments. So there's no need to change anything. To be perfectly honest, I have much more important things to concentrate on than Seth's blog/website/online brochure.

As for the rest of the Top 25, there seems to be a rift developing between the Top 14 and the rest of the Top 25. That could change next week as we wait to see what type of bounce Diva Marketing gets from being featured as Typepad's 'blog of the day' for yesterday, and as FutureLab continues their hot streak. Ageless Marketing finally cracks the Top 25, after barely missing the last 3 weeks, so congrats to David.

As always, next update is next Monday.


posted by Mack Collier @ 11:04 AM,

7 Comments:

At 2:27 PM, Anonymous Andy Brudtkhul said...

Any way to get an OPML snapshot of the top 25?

 
At 4:55 PM, Blogger Mack Collier said...

I'll see what I can do Andy.

 
At 5:39 PM, Anonymous Ty Tribble said...

Does http://www.mlmblog.typepad.com qualify as a marketing blog?

 
At 9:57 PM, Blogger Kim Klaver said...

Mack:

The top 25 list is getting better from the bottom---first list had #25 ranked in the 400k level, and now #25 is in the 300k level.

So the rankings of the whole group are getting higher...

Nice!

 
At 10:05 PM, Anonymous Clyde Smith said...

I'm highly critical of Seth but I just want to say I agree with your decision not to boot him.

 
At 10:29 PM, Blogger Mack Collier said...

Kim, you're exactly right. The Advertising Top 25 has moved up as well, #25 in the first list was around a million, now it's under 700K.

Clyde, thanks.

 
At 5:29 PM, Blogger Futurelab said...

I guess the move up from the bottom has a few reasons:
1. everybody starts looking at each other :) visitors of this blog are starting to look at all those other 24 blogs, pushing their numbers up
2. The trailing 3 months of Alexa. For instance, it looks as if Futurelab is having 'a streak' as Mack put it, while in actual fact our day-to-day ranking on Alexa has been pretty stable around 75k for the past month. But as we have only been around for three months, and Alexa bases its numbers on the three months averages, it looks as if we're moving up the ranks like mad every week.
The same effect will affect (oh, didnt you always wish to use those two words in one sentence like that?) several of the other blogs.

But its a good thing all in all :)

 

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