Friday, June 22, 2007

WTF - ChicagoBloggers.com

Has anyone been to ChicagoBloggers.com lately? What the hell is going on over there?

When I first moved back to Chicago, I would check it out all the time to try and find cool blog sites, and to get a feel for the city. The site was modeled after other metro blogging sites, like NYC and DC (I used the DC site all the time when I lived there). Now the site is pretty tired and lame.

Granted, I realize the folks who run it (Matt and Nikolai) do it voluntarily. But the site's been looking the same for months now -- I'm a little tired of seeing "Jeff Woelker's Chicago Usability and Web Design Blog" (no offense Jeff, your site is lovely) and "A Deaf Mom Shares Her World" in the "most recently added" column.

And don't even get me started on the blog links on the right side of the page - so many of them are dinosaurs that don't even exist or haven't been updated in years.

I should probably donate some money to the site to get them motivated to clean it up and make it cool again.

Chicago's a great blogging town, and I think the flagship site should reflect that.

5 comments:

NAME: Dr. Kenneth Noisewater said...

The Liar's Club could totally take over those losers. I guarantee we're funnier and cooler than them. Plus, half of us have been in panda suits in the past year. Beat that!

Jenny! said...

Never been there before! And after a few minutes of perusing...probably wouldn't go back!

5 of 9er said...

Chicago bloggers is weak... weak... weak.

Jeff said...
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Jeff Woelker said...

Thanks for the shout out. No offense taken :)