Tuesday, September 18, 2007

What's the 'Blog'Rush?

Well it seems all the big guns have been out blogging about this BlogRush thing and I added the widget myself to my toolbar so I thought it was about time I got around to writing a post about it in the hope that I can coax one or two unsuspecting victims into joining through my referral link.

So What is it?

What do you mean, What is it? Have you not been reading all the other blogs?... No? Oh... erm well I better tell you then.

From my understanding Blog rush is a very simple widget that will hopefully help drive FREE traffic to your blog by displaying a link to your current posts on other peoples BlogRush widgets. As it would be an effort (and I'm already going out of my way to explain all this :) ) for me to re-explain what already has been explained, here is what they say:

BlogRush is a free service that was created to help bloggers solve their #1 need:
More Readers For Their Blog.

By adding the BlogRush Widget to a blog, a blogger can get instant distribution for their latest blog post titles across a network of related blogs.

BlogRush users earn "syndication credits" (the right to have their blog post titles shown inside a widget on another related blog) based on their own traffic (loads of the widget) as well as the traffic of other users they refer to BlogRush. Users can automatically refer others to BlogRush via special links on the widget, as well as through the promotion of a special referral URL they are given.

BlogRush is a "Cooperative Syndication Network" that rewards its users for their contributions to the network -- from the impressions they provide of the BlogRush Widget to the referral of other users through 10 'generations' of activity and the impressions of the widget that they provide. BlogRush was designed to be incredibly viral and to provide its users with tremendous distribution leverage to receive exposure for their blog content (onto related content blogs) that they could never achieve on their own; at least without a massive advertising budget.
So as you can see it's pretty straightforward and may bot instantly bring you tons of free traffic but if you work at getting some referrals you may find yourself some new readers from unexpected places.

How do I get it?

Well I'm glad you asked, finally. It's really simple. Just follow this link and sign up. Then add the widget to your page and start getting your referrals to get your FREE visitors.

Please let me know how you get along


Samir said...

Aha! Another blogger joins the collective. Resistance is futile.

Hope this thing works out for all of us.

On a side note, what is this dry corporate description of the technicalities involving mind-bending terms like "Cooperative Syndication Network"?? I vote for the What is it? section including an explanation involving bunnies. Does anyone else think bunnies would make it all clearer, or is it just me?

Bush Mackel said...

I'd be adding the Blog Rush myself, but I don't need anything else in my sidebar. Of course I say that and in two weeks time you'll see it on my site too. (#);) Tell us how it works out!

insanity-suits-me (Dawn) said...

Well I guess I'll wait and see how it works out for you... If you see a great increase in traffic then of course I'll gladly sign up!