I generally don’t announce when blog networks launch blogs but for some reason when Gawker Media launch one I sit up and take note – because they have an amazing strike rate of launching very successful blogs. They don’t take the machine gun approach and go for lots of small blogs – they launch a few BIG ones. Their latest is Valleywag – a tech gossip rag.
The cool thing about Gawker’s blogs is that they never launch empty ones. This blog has been filling with stories since 6 January and looking at the content already there I’ve already subscribed to it. Also looking at their stats it seems others are interested in it also – it’s had close to 13,000 visitors today already with still 6 – 7 hours to go until the day ends.
Read more at Valleywag