About.com—Acquired by the New
York Times, About is a collection of information on a wide variety
of topics. About was founded in 1996 and provides over 500 guides written
by topic experts. The guides include new content as well as links to
b5media—A blog network
with over 200 blogs related to travel, entertainment, technology and
Corante—A blog network
authored by leading commentators in technology, business, law, science,
Resource Centers (currently about 80 sites and growing rapidly)
include links to, and descriptions of, key tutorials, demos, free software
tools, articles, e-books, whitepapers, videos, podcasts, blogs, RSS
feeds and more. Resource Centers are grouped into major topic areas,
including Web 2.0, Internet business, programming languages, software
development and open source.
over 35,000 articles explaining “how to do just about everything.”
The articles are written by members, and the site also features a section
of “how to” videos.
Gawker Media—A blog network
that includes 14 blogs, such as Gizmodo, Gawker, Valleywag and Lifehacker.
The blogs cover a range of topics including technology, gossip and more.
offers articles explaining “how the world actually works.”
Articles are written by freelance writers, and experts from Consumer
Guide and Mobil Travel Guide.
provides short articles on both work and general life issues from hundreds
of writers. Tips are voted on by readers (who can also mark their favorites
for easy access).
9rules—A blog network
with a wide range of blog topics. The site also includes social networking
offers thousands of articles on a variety of topics written by freelance
writers. In addition to the articles, the site also provides discussion
areas and free courses.
blog network of 90 blogs, including Engadget, Autoblog and Joystiq.
Users can apply to write for one of the blogs (and get paid) or suggest
topics for potential new blogs.