Category Archives: Surveys

Carny Deadlines: April 20, 2010

;Friday Ark #291- to The Modulator by this Thursday, April 22 Scientia Pro Publica #27 – to Melliferax by this Friday, April 23 Diversity in Science Carnival #4 -  to Rooted in the Earth by April 24 Berry Go Round #27 – to TBA by April 26 I and the Bird #124 – to Birds, Words, [...]

Friday Roundup: November 6, 2009

Lots of carnivals filled with NBN members this last week.  Enjoy! –=====– Festival of the Trees #41 – A bilingual edition at Avores Vives Scientia Pro Publica #15 – Observations of a Nerd covers the latest in science for the people Carnival of Evolution #17 – The Origin of Species Anniversary edition at Adaptive Complexity [...]

Reader Opinion: What’s your favorite?

A question for our readers

We want to learn more about you and what you would like to get from the Nature Blog Network. To do this, we will feature a series of short polls most weekends. This is the first in the series. Thank you for taking the time to answer. If you’d like to expand on your answer [...]

Flora to Plants?

Last week, I broached the topic of splitting the Nature Blog Network category of Ecosystem into smaller, more specific categories. That fruitful conversation is still going, so don’t hesitate to add your two cents. But before I commence recategorizing the NBN, I’d like to turn our collective attention to another category: Flora. One suggestion has [...]

Economic Models for Sustainable Blogging

Those of you who read our earlier post, Interview with Julie Zickefoose, and followed the comments thread know that we’re having a lively discussion about the economics of blogging. Can nature blogging can be self-sustaining or is it destined to remain a hobby? Is the best model for support advertising, subscription, or sponsorship? or something [...]

First Post of the New Year

I hope your year is off to a good start. The “blogging on holidays” poll is still open in case you’d like to share your thoughts. Oh, and be sure to check back Monday for our first interviewee of 2009: Julie Zickefoose!

Blogging on a Holiday

Do you or Don’t you? Inquiring minds want to know …

The people have spoken

By roughly a three-to-one margin, the blogosphere wants to hear about your personal life. There are a few limitations to this study Yes, I know 22 votes is not a representative sample of a community with >540 members. I know opportunistic recruitment is not reliable in the same way that a random sample is. I [...]

Nature & Networking

I’m not surprised that the most popular answer to last week’s poll question “why do you blog?”  is “To build a network with those who share my interests.” It looks like creative outlet may be second, based on comments to the poll post. Of course, the two are not mutually exclusive. However, it appears only [...]