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Seth Godin Best Individual Blog, Adrants Runner Up

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Seth Godin's blog was named the "best individual blog on the general topic of marketing and advertising" by MarketingSherpa in its annual Ten Best Blogs survey. The survey examined 52 nominated blogs across ten categories. Last year, Adrants won but we're all about sharing fame so a hearty congratulations to Seth Godin and thanks to all who would even consider Adrants worthy of mention alongside the great and legendary Seth Godin. We're also pleased to report our friend, MarketingVOX, was named "best group weblog on the general topic of marketing and advertising. MarketingSherpa has published a complete summary of the survey and other category winners here.

Written by Steve Hall    Comments (4)     File: Weblogs     Jun-14-05  

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Comments

They voted for him because he did those "You Don't Know Jack" CD ROMs.

Posted by: Willie on June 14, 2005 12:25 PM

Blogs are great for getting opinions, first hand knowledge and filtered (edited) news/information.

Seth does an excellent job on the opinion/knowledge part. Although not as "deep" on the blog as in his books, his perspectives are very accessible to non-marketing types. He cuts through jargon well.

Blogs also excel at providing an exchange of ideas. I've learned more from resulting commentary exchange than the original post quite often. Isn't it an example of what Seth and others (Cluetrain) talk about when they mention "markets are conversations"? Blogs work wonders when conversing with markets.

Seth's site scores a "D" in the conversation department. He doesn't allow comments except through trackbacks and private emails.

How can a semi-blog win an award? In my book, a blog is a Web-Log: Web=interactive Log=writing Choke off the interactive capability of a blog and it's a semi-blog or maybe a demi-blog.

Posted by: Bruce DeBoer on June 14, 2005 02:35 PM

seth godin is a douche who thinks the use of the term "worldview" somehow makes him profound - what a minute seth - marketers create and spread fictional narratives - u mean like all people do all the time - wow/ooooh/aaaah - i think u cracked the code - some major breakthroughs in philosophy/psychology here - fuck a blog award - seth should win a nobel

Posted by: anon on June 14, 2005 04:09 PM

There's no need to trash anyone here. Seth's a smart and respected guy.

Posted by: Steve Hall on June 14, 2005 07:19 PM

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