I’ve been meaning to write this entry for a while but have been struggling with exactly what I want to say and how to say it. Anyhow, basically the point is I want to give something back to all you readers and I want to make this place feel a little more like a community.
One idea I had is to feature the blogs of commenters/readers more prominently on the site. I’ve also thought about aggregating posts from your sites (assuming you all agreed) and displaying them here. Obviously I need to work out some details, but just wanted to throw out the idea and get some opinions, thoughts and ideas.
I figure eventually this will require me writing some code and redesigning the site, but for now I would like to feature a few posts every week from your blogs. So in the comments or an email I’d really appreciate if you posted a link to a post on your site you’d like people to read. Don’t feel self-conscious or anything like that (I know normally I feel a little weird about posting links to my site in comments).
I’ll then update this post or add a new one with the links.
Is this a good idea? Has anyone else been thinking about this sort of thing? I know 9rules has its widgets and MyBlogLog helps with the community portion, but I’m not really a widget sort of guy (I like to control every pixel plus I hate the load time).
Anyway, just an idea . . . We’ll see if anyone’s in to it.