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…a proprietary research tool developed by Gartner Inc., a US based research and advisory firm. It is designed to provide an unbiased qualitative analysis of a “markets’ direction, maturity, and participants.
So I’ve decided to craft up one of my own. It’s completely new to the niche and certainly helpful to anyone coming in to the circle. Each Personal Finance Blog in the mix needs to have at least THREE months of posts and needs to have had at least ONE post in the last 2 weeks; based on that initial information, they are then rated based on the following metrics:
– Blogging frequency – how often do they post?
– Commenter involvement – I randomly choose 10 posts on their blog to see how responsive they are to readers and the comments left on their blogs
– Site Design
– Post Originality – How unique are the posts?
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- The list currently includes (IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER):
Know somebody I left off? Leave a comment on the post here, or contact me and I’m happy to throw them in the matrix for the next run of the “Magic Quadrant of Personal Finance Blogs”!