Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Cleaning Up the Sports Card Blogroll...Again!

Last year at this time, I never thought I'd be saying this. But some time next year, the Sports Card Blogroll will be keeping tabs on 400 Sports Card Blogs. 

I mean it.

There will be 400 blogs on the SCBR next year. 

Why? 

Because for every new blog I get an e-mail about, or discover after reading other blogs, I find at least one, maybe two blogs on that newly discovered blog's sidebar that I had never seen before. Case in point.  Last week, I added one card blog because another writer traded with "a new blogger," and this new blogger had at least three other blogs (all hockey, by the way) that I didn't have on the active roster.  So in they went.  And while none of them had a certain Topps blog or a certain blogroll linked, it's nice to know that there are still people out there who are finding that blogs are a great way to communicate and trade cards.

It's the end of the month.  Summer is over (well, not until the autumnal equinox anyway), but it won't be long now before the leave change color and begin to fall.  So with that serene image in our minds, it's time to clean up the Sports Card Blogroll.

At the end of last month, the blogroll held steady at 330 card blogs.  I added (and in a couple of instances, added back) 12 blogs about sports cards to the active roster, bringing us up to a new high of 342 blogs.  But we also have to clear out those which have not had any new posts in more than six months.  So these now inactive blogs will now be moved to the sidebar of inactivity.  They include:
Removing these seven blogs brings the SCBR roster down to 335 blogs.  This means the blog had a net gain of +5 blogs, another month of growth. 

It is my goal to maintain 400 blogs on this site, and I believe that 2012, the site will reach that goal.  Remember, if you, or someone you know, has a blog, wants to write a blog, or wants to dive back into the proverbial pool, please send me an e-mail at bdj610@hotmail.com and let me know about it.  The more voices, the more people, the more writers that go on this grand journey, the better we as collectors in this great Hobby become.  More and more people are finding their way to our medium daily.  It's now up to us to continue to stay relevant and do our part to stay involved in this growing community.

Sincerely,

JayBee Anama

2 comments:

piratesfan731 said...

Do you have Silver Slugger (http://silversluggercollecting.blogspot.com/) or $30 a week habit (http://robertsrandomthoughts-robert.blogspot.com/) on there?

Cheap Card Collecting said...

Hi I sent ou an email also, but I'd like to get on the blogroll!