First, I want to thank Eric for his work. If you read tweets like these, you will get a bad conscience.
3 hour marathon scoring Top vBlog, finally finished with the results, live results show next week, now time for some grub and drink
— Eric Siebert (@ericsiebert) March 23, 2015
— Eric Siebert (@ericsiebert) March 20, 2015
This is the seventh year that Eric has organized and conducted the annual Top vBlog contest. He put so much work into this contest and this should be be recognized. I also like to thank the sponsor Infinio for supporting this contest.
2015 was the second year in which I partaken the Top vBlog contest, but vcloudnine.de was on the voting list for the fist time. I started this blog in 2014 so I was on the “Newcomer” list of the contest. I’m always trying to create valuable content. This isn’t easy and often a draft is thrown to trash. I hope vcloudnine.de was chosen because of valuable content and not because voters like me. ;) This year’s Top vBlog poll brought us a lot changes. Eric has leaked some details in a blog post short before the announcement:
- 60% more votes than 2014
- 30% more blogs on the voting list
- 7 changes in the top 10
- 4 blogs in the top 25 that were not in there last year
- 2 blogs in the top 25 that were newcomers this year
- 1 blog new to the top 10
Congrats to Melissa Palmer for winning the “Best new blog” category. Keep on blogging, Melissa!
Congrats to Chris Wahl (VCDX #104) for winning the “Best indipendant blogger” category. Reading his blog is always a pleasure!
I am very happy to see that some bloggers that I have on my reading list, ranked up in the list. You can find the results of the Top vBlog 2015 contest here. Congrats to all participant and thanks again to Eric Siebert!
To make the long story short…
I’m happy and disappointed at the same time. vcloudnine.de landed on place 133. Not the worst placement for a new blog. But I have missed my personal goal to be placed under the top 100. I’d like to thank all, that have voted for vcloudnine.de. This is a great motivation to work harder and to create more valuable content. Thank you all!
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