Declan Butler, reporter This is the personal blog of Declan Butler, a senior reporter at Nature. All views expressed here are mine, and not those of Nature. Contact me at d.butler@nature.com

July 6, 2006

Top 50 science blogs

Filed under: Blogging,GIS — admin @ 9:27 pm

Quick pointer to an analysis I’ve done of where science blogs rank in the overall blogosphere; its on free access at nature.com.
1. Top Five Science Blogs
2. Top Five Science Writer Blogs
3. Top 50 Science Blogs
4. Note on how I did the rankings
5. Five odd facts about the ranking

A note for my fellow flu bloggers; Effect Measure comes in at number 9 of all science blogs with a Technorati rank of 6186, and H5N1, not listed, came in at number 9 in the writers’ category with a Technorati rank of 10159.

I must try the same exercise for GIS blogs, eg by testing the blogroll of GIS aggregrator Planet Geospatial.

My own little blog, which I post to less frequently than I should, comes in at a surprisingly respectable rank of 11 among science writer blogs, with a Technorati rank of 15944 out of some 47 million blogs indexed by Technorati.

If you would like to obtain the T-rank of your own blog, plug its URL in here.

I’ve also done a podcast on the story.

For blog comments on the story see here.

No Comments

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.

Powered by WordPress