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Finding Blogs, Blog Posts, RSS Feeds and RSS Entries

Compiled by Darlene Fichter

Find Blogs

blo.gs
1,482,503 blogs (March 20, 2004)
Directory of recently updated weblogs and tools for tracking interesting weblogs
Lists of updated weblogs are imported from antville.org, blogger.com, pitas.com, and weblogs.com.
Keyword or alphabet
Monitor weblogs via the web, email, and instant messenger
Blog Search Engine
Resource for finding blogs
Yahoo-style subject directory to locate blogs
Blog Finder
"a tags-based way for people to find the most authoritative blogs on a particular subject, allowing bloggers to tag their blogs with the subjects they felt were most relevant for themselves"
Lists about 850,000 blogs adn 2,500 categories (February 2006)
BlogHop
22451 blogs on file (March 20, 2004)
Blogrunner Microcontent Publishing
200,000 feeds that track weblogs, news stories, etc. (March 30, 2004)
Trying to be a portal and search engine for weblogs by offering directory browse plus filtering content into areas like top posts, top authors, top blogs, top books
Limit search to Press news, blog posts, Press Op/Ed Pieces, Opinion, or Books,Movie, Video, Music
Date range - 3 days, week, last month, 3 months
BlogTree
Genealogy site, tracing the inspiration to start blogging
15438 blogs in 44 languages
Search by name, language, birthday
Blogwise
16748 blogs (March 30, 2004)
Collection of categorized blogs from around the world
Country and keyword
Diarist.Net Registry
9541 sites (March 20, 2004)
The definitive directory of journals, diaries & personal weblogs
Keyword search; browse by country
GeoURL - blogs and more
Find URLs by their proximity to a given location
Map interface, Latitude, Longitude of creator, UTM
Globe of Blogs
9,618 weblogs registered (March 20, 2004)
Author name, birthday, gender, age, and topic
Blogarama - the blog directory
9024 entries (March 20,2004)
Extensive Yahoo-style subject directory
Keyword search
Weblog Review
1445 blogs reviewed
Keyword or category
Yahoo Directory: Weblogs
Open Directory - Weblogs
By language, region, theme
Photoblogs.org
3,303 photoblogs in 55 countries and 25 languages (March 20, 2004)
Keyword, browse by country, language, alphabet

Find RSS Feeds

Try some of the RSS Search engines listed below and search for topics that interest you and the RSS feed.
Search4RSS
Search view and aggregate 25,000 feeds (July 26, 2004)
BlogStreet
Search and directory area
Identifies like blogs, one factor is blogroll
NewsisFree
Newsfeeds
Blog of interesting new feeds
Moreover
Prebuilt categories from other feeds
Top 100 Most-Subscribed-To RSS Feeds - Userland

Search Blog Posts

BlogPulse
Search blogs
Track trends such as most cited but also uses data mining to indentify key phrases, BlogBites and people
Create your own trend graphs
Blogdigger
Included blog and RSS feeds
Feeds are submitted or found via sites like Weblog.com
Search keyword or link search, find posts that include a link
Blogstreet
Search by keyword individual blog posts
Blog Neighborhood - others blogs like this
Visual Neighborhood - view / explore relationships (java plugin)
BlogBack - who is blogrolling you
RSS Discovery - does your blog have a feed somewhere?
Blog Influence Quotient - blog influence in the blogosphere
Top books - books linked in blogs
Technorati
1,920,190 weblogs watched, 254,799,040 links tracked
Monitors what is being said, by whom, about whom, when
Uses Tags

Search Contents of RSS Feeds

Bloglines
102,463 blogs
Search RSS feeds
Blogdigger
Included blog and RSS feeds
Feeds are submitted or found via sites like Weblog.com
Search keyword or link search, find posts that include a link
Feedster - RSS Search Engine
26,000 RSS feeds (March 20, 2004)
Search by keyword
News is Free
8760 sources (March 22, 2004)
News map with Hive Group - sectors

Other Blog Sites

International Blog Search Engines
Popdex
Popularity calculated based on linking. Your score can be boosted by popular blogs linking to yours.


RSS Alerts

Feedbeep - Text Message alert
MSN Search
Yahoo Search
Customized PubMed feeds will soon be available direct from the source
HubMed

Convert those RSS alerts to email?

Blog News and Links RSS 2.0

All Weblog Links

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