Compiling any list of blogs that ranks one group ahead of another is fraught with danger - there is no group out there likely to vent their misgivings as loudly as bloggers. Hence when it came to compiling this list of 25 of Australia's best business blogs for SmartCompany, I turned to the the people who count for suggestions - the crowd.
Many, many blogs were considered, but the list compiled is those that rose to the top when it came to comments and suggestions.
There are plenty of others that could have been there too, and I have listed some of these below. And if you don't agree with any of the suggestions, please let me know ...
Some that could have made the cut but missed out this year:
Aide-Memoire http://katecarruthers.com/blog/: Long time blogger Kate Carruthers’ blog on social media, marketing and communications.
CP Communications http://www.cpcommunications.com.au/_blog/PR_and_Marketing One of Australia’s most comprehensive PR blogs written by Catriona Pollard, with extensive advice on public relations practice for small businesses.
Gateway Credit Union http://www.gatewaycu.com.au/blogs.aspx: one of Australia’s few business blogs, Gateway Credit Union CEO Paul Thomas blogs on financial issues relating to his customers.
Get Shouty http://katiechatfield.wordpress.com/: Katie Chatfield covers marketing and social media news from Australia and around the world.
Kogan http://www.kogan.com.au/blog/: Maverick consumer electronics retailer Ruslan Kogan's blog about business, gadgets and Gerry Harvey.
Servant of Chaos http://www.servantofchaos.com/: One of Australia’s most popular business blogs, by marketing and business strategist Gavin Heaton