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Blogging and podcasting in Australia

Posted By Darren Rowse 27th of May 2005 Blog News 7

Just yesterday I was looking at domain names for a blog about Australian Blogging – I was toying with the idea of inviting a few prominent Australian bloggers together in a group blog to help raise the profile of blogging in Australia (as well as our own).

Today Trevor Cook emails me to tell me about his new blog – Blogging and podcasting in Australia. Looks like being a great blog – Trevor is a wonderful (and prolific) blogger who I’m coming to respect a lot. It’ll be on my daily reading list.

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Darren Rowse is the founder and editor of ProBlogger Blog Tips and Digital Photography School. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.
Comments
  1. yes, there is certainly a lack of quality sites about australian bloggers indeed. A directory like this is essential.

  2. Anthony J Hicks is still keeping a directory I believe, but it’s not meeting the role of promoting Australian blogs, the quicker something is done the faster blogging will actually become stronger here in Australia

  3. Interesting idea – I’ll be very interested in watching how you go with this, might be I’ll set up something similar for us NZ bloggers.

  4. Why not something along the lines of Mick and Cam’s thePodcastNetwork(.com) ?

  5. There are some small initiatives on this, but I still think Australia’s behind on blogging/podcasting/video blogging. And, unfortunately for me, all types of initiatives are going on either in Melbourne, Sydney or Perth. Ack! I moved to Adelaide just over 2 years ago, and I know what you folks think of us who’re living here… ;-)

  6. Thanks Darren, I appreciate your comments and I hope my new blog can help us show that there really is more happening in Australia than a lot of people imagine. Blogtalk Downunder confirmed that for me, we have some fantastic bloggers in this country.

  7. Count me in if you’re serious about a group effort to raise the profile of blogging in Australia.

    I’ve been thinking along the same lines as yourself – an australian blog directory or a community/alliance of Australian bloggers.

    Darren, if it’s okay with you I’ll email you this week with some more definite ideas I have.

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