I bought the domain for BostonBlogs.com back in
2002 2001 after being inspired by pals who started up the Dallas Fort Worth blogger website at DFWBlogs.com. Seemed like we could do something like that in Boston: connect to each other’s websites, get together for a social outing now and again, etc.
Fast forward to 2006 and the site is now taking on a whole new life thanks in no small part to Adam Gaffin. Part of his Universal Hub website is joining forces with the Boston Blogs website to create a new hub for:
- Boston Blog Directory
- Boston Blog News
- Boston Blogs Network
- Events (share expertise about podcasting, video blogging, etc.)
So, what about the Boston Blogs Network? The idea is to gather a subset of bloggers from the directory who write a lot about Boston (though not exclusively). We’ve set up an advertising network for advertisers who’d like to promote their product or service to people who read Boston area blogs. It’s a new, local option. We’re starting off with text ads and there will be other options later.
The initial group of network participants include the following Boston area bloggers:
Ryan Gantz is helping us with a website makeover so you’ll see a snazzier design sometime in the next few months.
For more information about the project, Adam posted information about the new Boston Blogs.com over on Universal Hub a few days ago.