by Brian Solis

Time Magazine who kindly called us the “person of the year” in 2006, has published a list of the 25 best about something (and some about nothing) blogs.

There are some surprises and most are not so surprising. Well, and some have me scratching my head asking WTF? Either way, it’s a great indication that traditional media is leveraging new media to engage bloggers by talking about blogs. Expect to see more of it.

What do you think?

Top 25:

The Huffington Post





Blog di Beppe Grillo




Ace of Spades HQ


The Daily Dish by Andrew Sullivan

Velveteen Rabbi

Boing Boing


Web 2.0h…really?

The Sartorialist

Daily Kos

The Consumerist


Wired’s Threat Level Blog

The Dullest Blog in the World

Bad Jocks

The Reverse Cowgirl (gotta love that name)

Most Overrated Blogs:


Jim Cramer Blog on

Ars Technica

Nicholas Kristof on the Ground

I Can Has Cheezburger

Just Missed the Cut: (ok not really)

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About the Author:

Brian Solis

Brian Solis is principal at Altimeter Group, a research-based advisory firm. Solis is globally recognized as one of the most prominent thought leaders and published authors in new media. A digital analyst, sociologist, and futurist, Solis has studied and influenced the effects of emerging media on business, marketing, publishing, and culture. His current book, Engage, is regarded as the industry reference guide for businesses to build and measure success in the social web.

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    no imageShannon (Who am I?)7 April 2008 7:48 am

    I wonder how they sorted out the blogs to come up with the best. A few of these I’ve never even heard of.

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    no imageCPetrerC (Who am I?)7 April 2008 8:09 am

    This is a milestone in media history. Damn. Milestones. What a concept. What year did they stone using stones to mark miles. I’m guessing there were still solid tired vehicles around… Anyway, it’s a decnt enough list and a good starting point fo rthe millions who are still wondering where the blogosphere is anyway… Like any list it is a starting point for discussion – No music blogs? That’s weak.

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    no imagePaisano (Who am I?)7 April 2008 8:11 am

    Good stuff. I like some of the blogs. Never heard of most of them. Will check them out in time.

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    no imageengtech (Who am I?)7 April 2008 8:13 am

    What the heck was the criteria.. web2.ohreally?! Technorati authority of 32 (bigger is better). The most popular post has 19 comments. Which is fairly low for a blog that is around 9 months old.

    Good for him for getting on the list, but did the guy writing that article just import his Google Reader list? :)

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