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Join the club…

February 15th, 2007 | Posted in links

Whilst surfing at Bestest Blog of all time I came across a posting on the Making Money on the Net blog and thought it was a great idea.

A Z-list has been created by Mack Collier from The Viral Garden blog and is intended to help small blogs to build links traffic and good rankings in Technorati. It’s a response to the Technorati way to rank blogs based on the links pointing to them.

The list is a meme which is a list of links to blogs which the participating blogs post on their blog and they can then add blogs they like but which are not included.

What benefits can the Z-List bring you and other bloggers:

-Lots of news links to your blog
-Higher ranking on Technorati
-A potential increase in readers and possible RSS subscribers
-A Page Rank increase
-You will have a lot of happy bloggers coming to your blog to thank you
-A lot of new blogs to read
-Good blogs with low exposure will benefit a lot

Note that as a kind of “honor rule” Mack, the creator, suggests that bloggers should not include their blogs on the list to ensure that the list isn’t manipulated for self-promotion. And as Malenki suggested you should include a link to the blog where you found out about the Z-List!

How to participate:

It’s easy, first you create a new post on your blog explaining the Z-List (just like this), then you copy the list and paste it on the post and add the blogs you want to include to the top of the list. Make sure all the links are pointing to the each blog’s homepage, and as Mack suggested do not include your blog, as it will be included by other bloggers in just a matter of time!

My additions:
Making money on the Internet

Z-List at Making Money on the Net

Dosh Dosh
Money Money Money
Money Making Quest
Connected Internet
Blog-Op
Mike's Money Making Mission
Time to Budget
Can I Make Big Money Online
Blogtrepreneur
Flee the Cube
Blogging Secret
Blogging to Fame
Million Dollar Experiment heads Down Under
Quest to make money on the internet
Kumiko's Cash Quest
Calico Monkey
Internet Bazaar
Shotgun Marketing Blog
BrandSizzle
bizsolutionsplus
Customers Rock!
Being Peter Kim
Pow! Right Between The Eyes!
Billions With Zero Knowledge
Working at Home on the Internet
MapleLeaf 2.0
Two Hat Marketing
darrenbarefoot.com
The Emerging Brand
The Branding Blog
CrapHammer
Drew's Marketing Minute
Golden Practices
Viaspire
Tell Ten Friends
Flooring the Consumer
Kinetic Ideas
Unconventional Thinking
Buzzoodle
NewsPaperGrl
The Copywriting Maven
Hee-Haw Marketing
Scott Burkett's Pothole on the Infobahn
Multi-Cult Classics
Logic + Emotion
Branding & Marketing
Popcorn n Roses
On Influence & Automation
Bullshitobserver
Servant of Chaos
converstations
eSoup
Presentation Zen
Dmitry Linkov
aialone
John Wagner
Nick Rice
CKs Blog
Design Sojourn
Frozen Puck
The Sartorialist
Small Surfaces
Africa Unchained
Perspective
gDiapers
Marketing Nirvana
Bob Sutton
�Hola! Oi! Hi!
Shut Up and Drink the Kool-Aid!
Women, Art, Life: Weaving It All Together
Community Guy
Social Media on the fly

3 Comments

  1. 1
    Bryan // February 15th, 2007 at 1:58 pm

    That looks like a good idea, in theory. Eventually however your website could be posted on tons of sites that you wouldn’t like it to be on. Focusing your posting on blogs that you seem interesting really helps build real relationships.

    Best of luck.

  2. 2
    John // February 16th, 2007 at 1:10 am

    Bryan,
    You make a good point and I agree that focusing is the best thing to do. It will be interesting to see just what sort of coverage results from this exercise. Do you have a blog yourself?

  3. 3
    Trota // February 17th, 2007 at 9:26 am

    Thank you for keeping the Z-List going and for adding my site! Keep up the good blogging!

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