Thursday, November 29, 2007

3 New Indianapolis Bloggers!

Alright, it's time for another batch of Indianapolis Bloggers to join the ring. If you're still waiting to be accepted, just be patient and keep blogging. Chances are, you're still too new. You'll get there.

Our first blogger is Emilee, who is the creative mastermind behind Dire Mirth. Her words are better than mine, so here's a bit about the blog:

A lot of fortuitous, seemingly disjunctive stories, reviews, and thoughts that make up the life of one mid-20's Indianapolis woman. By day, and often by night, Emilee is a law student in downtown Indianapolis. The rest of the time she is a runner, traveler, chef, sci-fi geek, bookworm, venture web-developer, gamer, and on and on. If you enjoy random, geeky, and often silly forays into life - then you will probably, maybe, in all likelihood enjoy Dire Mirth.

You don't find that combination everyday. Be sure to go check out the blog!

Next up is TeeCee, who writes about the glorious culture of Indianapolis in the blog, Trifles. More about the blog:

Witty and often inane banter about design, fashion, jewelry, books, film, and Indianapolis culture (or lack thereof).

The fact that these things exist in Indy is worth going to check out.

Last we have Chad, who blogs at Here's a bit about his blog:

Since 2003, I've been blogging about lots of different stuff. Most of it does have a technology flavor to it, but no subject is really off-limits. Music, gadgets, Indy life, design, politics, and opinion - It's all me.

I recommend starting at his "About" page.

Alright, thanks to everyone who joined us today. Be sure to go check out the blogs. In case you were wondering, you are a part of the biggest blog ring in Indianapolis. Now there's something to go home and brag to your family about. Keep up the blogging!

Friday, November 02, 2007

Indy Bloggers Join En Masse

Well, we've got six new bloggers joining us today. If you've recently applied to join the Indianapolis Bloggers and still have not been added to the ring, it's probably because the code is wrong on your site, or you haven't been blogging long enough. Please email me if you have questions. Now, on to our newest members!

First we have Jason, who brings us The Be All, Blog All. Here's a bit more about the blog:

The Be All Blog All is like that junk drawer that you have in your kitchen. It's full of all kinds of random crap, but any time you're looking for something, you can find it there. I’m a 25 year old married guy with a kid on the way living in the suburbs of Indianapolis, Indiana. I love me some Indianapolis Colts football, football in general really, Texas Longhorns football, and some other sports. I try to keep the blog updated whenever I can find something interesting to talk about, so bookmark the site and check back often.

Next up is Ryan, The Bass Geek. About him and the blog:

Ryan is a 33-year-old aficionado of low end frequencies and digital gadgetry. He and his wife make their home in the lovely Fountain Square neighborhood of Indianapolis, where they tend to their old house and their almost-as-old pug. Ryan has written books on subjects including the aforementioned bass guitar and digital music, as well as podcasts, MySpace, eDiscovery, and real estate software (listed in order of interest to the author). He plays for several acts in the Indianapolis area, both live and in the studio.

Next we have Erik, who offers up his humor in Laughing Stalk. More about Erik:

Erik has written a weekly humor column since 1994. He is published in six weekly newspapers in Indiana and Oregon, as well as the largest online daily alternative paper in the U.S. He writes businesses articles, speeches, and stage and radio plays. His play, "Cabin Fever U." was named Best Comedy in the 2005 Frank & Katrina Basile Emerging Playwrights competition. He is the Director of Sales and Marketing for a direct mail/direct marketing printing company.

Alright, next up is Brian. Brian is the brain behind B. More about B:

B... well, it’s my first initial, and I guess it could represent B -ing yourself - or myself. Who am I kidding, I thought chic was spelled sheik, but apparently that’s an Islamic patriarch of a tribe or family. You’ll probably see posts mostly about music and web sites, as I am a web developer professionally and a musician amateurtionally. I was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, where my wife and I just purchased a home, so I don’t think we’re going anywhere for a while.

Okay, last one for the day is Cindy who brings us Writing for Reading. Cindy's blurb:

When’s the last time you read something all the way through just because the author was some high-ranking official within a company? Do you read the newsletter of an organization you care about if the writing is excruciatingly dull? Why, then, do so many intelligent people spend time producing written materials that no one wants to read? Why not make what you have to say compelling?

Thanks to everyone for joining the gang. Be sure to check out all of these new blogs. I'm sure you'll enjoy them and it's nice to see what everyone else in our fair city is up to. A reminder for all newcomers- if you'd like to see your picture next to the link to your blog (on the left column), just send me the url for the picture you want to use and I'll hook it up. Keep in mind that it will be as small as all the others.

That said, GO COLTS!!!!!

Monday, September 17, 2007

Another Colts Win and Another Indy Blogger!

We've got another Indianapolis blogger joining the ring today. Ted has been living in Indiana for a long long time and is now bringing us the blog, Ask Indy Ted. Here's a bit about the blog:

"Having lived in Indiana for over 55 years, I know the Crossroads of America pretty well. I want to share what I have learned about Indy and the surrounding counties with my fellow Hoosiers!"

Thanks for joining Ted. Everyone be sure to check out the blog and keep spreading the news.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Another Indianapolis Blogger

Please join me in welcoming our newest Indianapolis Blogger. Matt is the brains behind the blog, Good Brownie. Here's a little bit about Matt and his blog:

I talk about a mixture of things: pop culture, religion, politics, life inside/outside Indiana. I'm married to The Wife (11 years now...) and I have two daughters, The Sweet One (92 m.o.) and The Cute One (34 m.o.). I also have an excitable puggle puppy named Angel, and a quiet turtle named Alvie. Anything else you want to know, just ask.

Thanks for joining us! Everyone keep spreading the word and go check out Good Brownie.

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Another Indianapolis Blogger

We have another Indianapolis Blogger to add to the ranks today. Everyone welcome King Tiger and his blog, The Tiger's Eye. More about the blog:

One man's view from the heart of the Midwest. Kind of like watching a ballgame thru a knothole in the left field fence.

Everyone be sure to stop by and visit. Thanks for joining and keep spreading the word!

PS- One week till kickoff! GO HORSE!

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Another "Ordinary" Indianapolis Blogger

A big welcome to the newest member of the Indianapolis Bloggers Ring: Sarah! Sarah is the local blogger who brings us, Ordinary Days. Here's a bit about the blog:

I try to take life one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once. Come find out all about my Ordinary Days!

After reading a few blog posts, I can assure you that these days are far from ordinary. Please be sure to go check out the new blog. Everyone keep spreading the word and thanks for joining Sarah!

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

Two More Indianapolis Bloggers!

We have two more bloggers who have been approved to join the ring. Please say hello to our first new blog, Colts Fan Blog. It wouldn't be a true Indianapolis ring without a good Colts blog. More about the blog:

"A site for any and all Colts fans to submit the comments, thoughts, feelings, pictures, videos and comment about anything and everything related to the Colts."

Thanks for joining!

Friday, July 27, 2007

Two New Indianapolis Bloggers!

First of all, my apologies for those who had to wait so long to be added to the ring. I've been out of town a lot (and will be again next week) and it usually doesn't take this long. If you're still waiting to be added (there are at least 15 of you), it is probably because:

1) Your ring code is still wrong and hasn't been accepted by RingSurf.
2) You aren't an established blog (less than three months, less than 10 posts a month) and I'm waiting to see if you're serious about blogging, or if you'll be quitting in another month after the novelty of blogging wears off.
3) You are a corporate blog and it is obvious that you are blogging solely to promote your business. We want personal blogs here folks.

Also, if you're fairly new, remember that if you would like a picture to go along with your link on the left column, you need to email me the url of your photo. Thanks!

Okay, now to introduce our newest members.

First off we have Skatterbox, brought to us by Luke Newton. Luke blogs about small business marketing. More about the blog:

Skatterbox Small Business Integrated Marketing Blog: A place for internet marketers to gather and discuss CRM, Web Analytics, Web Design, Database Marketing, Content Management, Google, Yahoo, Email Marketing, and other marketing strategies.

Thanks for joining us Luke!

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

IB Giveaway: Free Indians Tickets!

Amanda over at it's the juice that makes it juicy is giving away FREE tickets to the Indianapolis Indians game this Saturday night. Check out her invite below:

hey, i was wondering if you could post something for me. i've got 4 free tickets to the indians game this saturday night. i would love to put all of them to use. i could give all four away, or, it would be sweet if 3 random strangers wanted to take me under their wing for my first ever trip to victory field.


Hopefully somebody will see this and take her up on the offer. If you've never been, it's a great experience. Best AAA stadium in the country. If you're at all interested, please contact Amanda and let her know. And thanks for your generosity Amanda!

Monday, June 11, 2007

Another Indianapolis Blogger

Please join me in welcoming our newest Indianapolis Blogger. "M. Zane Grey" brings us everything we need to know about wining, and dining from a canine's point of view? Actually, you'll have to check out WineCanine to find out. Here's a bit more about the blog:

"Wine reviews, recipes and miscellaneous musings from a pretty articulate Weimaraner."

Thanks for joining us! Everyone keep spreading the word and go check out M. Zane's blog!

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Matt Got a Job

Well, Matt actually got a job. I know, it's a miracle. But in short, he had to change his blog to fit his new found glory. Therefore, you can now read of Matt's comings and goings at Kittens and Sunshine. Be sure to update your links and enjoy!

Friday, May 11, 2007

Another Four Indianapolis Bloggers!

They're joining in bunches these days! First of all, thanks to everyone who has been spreading the word about this site. We are the largest ring of Indianapolis Bloggers on the internet. Congratulations to you all! Keep it up.

Next, if you'd like your photo to go next to your link on the sidebar, you must give me the url location of the photo you want, or else you just get the text link. Email me if you have any questions about this. Now, on to our newest members:

First up is the blog, Dangerous Articles. This blog covers everything, especially the not-to-mainstream type stories. More about the blog:

Dangerous Articles is everything important in the world: politics, media, art, entertainment and Anderson Cooper. I'm a journalist/writer with a lot of free time at the moment, so my energy is going into DA. The site should continue to grow so keep watching.

Everyone be sure to go check it out!

Next we have Stephen, who brings us the blog S.R. Coley. Stephen lives in Indy and blogs about his sweet web developing skills. More about the blog: is a blog dedicated to my progressive learning in the field of Web Development and the Internet.

Go check it out!

Last but not least is our good friend The Russ. The Russ tells us the way it is in his blog, The Russ Says.... More about the blog:

I talk about me, my life, what's going on here in town, and all the geeky guilty pleasures I'm into.

Be sure to check out The Russ.

Thanks to everyone for joining! Be sure to spread the word and keep living the good life in Indy!

Thursday, May 03, 2007

Three More Indianapolis Bloggers!

Three more Indy bloggers are finally joining us today. A few of them were newer blogs and had to wait to be approved, but we're proud to introduce three of our newest members.

First up is Matt. Matt Needs a Job. No, really. He needs one so badly that the name of Matt's infamous blog is, MATT NEEDS A JOB. More about the blog:

Take a walk through the everyday minutia of an unemployed malcontent
in central Indiana. After working as an editor in chief of a newspaper
and a deputy campaign manager, Matt can't even get temp agencies to
call him back -- and he's not happy!

Thanks for joining us Matt! Keep up the blogging, spread the word, and good luck in your job hunt.

Lastly we have one of the worst blogs ever. Bryan gives us all we need to know about sports in his blog, The Worst Sports Blog Ever. More about the blog:

Saving my wife endless hours of boredom by offering unique commentary about one of society's biggest obsessions. A sports blog about the Colts and other various sporting topics.

Thanks for joining Bryan. Everyone be sure to check these new blogs out. Keep spreading the word and thanks for growing our little community here!

Monday, March 26, 2007

3 New Indianapolis Bloggers!

We've got three more bloggers joining our ranks today. First up is The Casual Friday, brought to us by Immixmarketer. More about the blog:

"As a former "Blog of Note" The Casual Friday posts weekly Highlights of the Mundane."

Thanks for joining the ring, everyone be sure to go check it out.

Our next blog is a one-stop visit for all upcoming events in Indianapolis. The name of this blog is More about the blog:

"A daily synopsis of upcoming events and things to do in Indianapolis and central Indiana, extracted from our main Web site, The RSS Feed is an excellent way to get a daily overview of some of today's events in Indy. A free Event Reminder Service is also available on the main site."

Everyone be sure to check them out too.

Last up for today is another political blog called, Heartland Monitor. More about the blog:

"Online ramblings of events that relate to Indiana politics and policy."

Everyone be sure to check out these blogs. Don't forget to spread the word and everyone keep blogging!

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

"Indy Ethnic Arts" Joins Indianapolis Bloggers!

Our newest blogger has all you need to know about ethnic events in the Indianapolis area. Jon, along with his team of contributers, brings us Indy Ethnic Arts. More about the blog:

"Indy Ethnic Arts is a website dedicated to both archiving and providing a calendar listing of ethnic arts events in the greater Indianapolis area."

This is your one-stop blog for all things ethnic in Indianpolis. Thanks for joining the blogging ring! Everyone keep spreading the word.

Monday, February 19, 2007

Another Indianapolis Blogger!

Our newest Indianapolis Blogger has a great service-oriented blog to share. Diane is a realtor and brings us all the real estate tips and tricks with her blog, Real Estate Coach. More about her blog:

"With a central focus on real estate, this blog will discuss essential strategies in buying or selling a home, as well as the larger themes of home ownership and community. Overall, we will speak to those values that give life meaning surrounding our homes and families."

Thanks for joining us Diane. Everyone be sure to go check her out. Keep spreading the word!

Monday, January 29, 2007

Another New Indy Blogger! Go Colts!

Welcome to our newest blogger, an Indy resident who is committed to this community and his family. His name is Christopher Maples and his blog is The Non-Profit Dad. You may know Chris as one of the founders of the Hoosier Beer Geeks. Here's more about his new blog:

"This blog is an insiders look at the bumps and bruises that come with running a non-profit organization, and the effects it has on you, both professionally and personally."

Be sure to check out his new blog. Thanks for joining Chris and Go Colts!

He's Baaaaack!

Just a quick note to everyone that our very own Jim is back and blogging again. Be sure to check out his new blog, He Writes About Words. Welcome back Jim! Go Colts!

Monday, January 22, 2007