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March 10, 2005 3:07 PM   Subscribe

Where do I post a call for bloggers? (This is not my call for bloggers.)

I'd like to start a collaborative blog project, and I immediately thought of craigslist as a source for savvy people. However, CL is divided by region, and I don't want my announcement restricted in such a way.

Is there a better place? Should I just post in multiple CLs?
posted by o2b to Computers & Internet (8 answers total)
 
What will the blog be about? You could look for other, similar blogs, collaborative or personal, and post there, or email some of the writers and ask them to post or to send your email on to people who might be interested ...
posted by librarina at 3:17 PM on March 10, 2005


Or you could post to a certain forum designed to supply community answers to questions by other members in the guise of asking about the best place to post your request...

No, seriously, what's the project?
posted by monju_bosatsu at 3:36 PM on March 10, 2005


I'm pretty sure Craigslist has a cross-location posting option.

Pro-blog publisher Gawker Media finds people who run their own topical sites. For example, Brian D. Crecente of gaming site Red Assed Baboon was tapped for gaming blog Kotaku. Granted, Gawker Media has stacks of money to offer.
posted by NickDouglas at 3:37 PM on March 10, 2005


I was solicited to edit Moco San Francisco after the editor of the parent site saw Hewn & Hammered. I have had luck getting collaborators for a few other sites I run through tribe.net, topical forums & yahoo lists, and elsewhere. Email me if you'd like to talk about this more.
posted by luriete at 4:45 PM on March 10, 2005


(oops, hope that linking to something i work on isn't a rule violation - is so sorry and feel free to delete)
posted by luriete at 4:55 PM on March 10, 2005


luriete, it's ok in the comments.
posted by kenko at 5:17 PM on March 10, 2005


Classy site, by the way. So O2B, what's your blog about? I think it's safe to tell now without anyone accusing you of self-promotion.
posted by NickDouglas at 6:13 PM on March 10, 2005


Ha ha! Gawker Media may have stacks of money, but I don't think they "offer it." Denton, you tightwad.
posted by Mo Nickels at 7:17 AM on March 11, 2005


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