The Bogleheads Blog has Moved

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The Bogleheads Blog has Moved

Post by LadyGeek » Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:51 pm

As we've often noted, this site is 100% supported by volunteers. After a 6 month run, we've decided that the effort to maintain the blog was taking time away from the forum and wiki. Much of the blog content has been copied to Barry Barnitz's personal blog at Financial Page. Barry will maintain the blog from this point forward. No content will be removed from the Bogleheads site.

To explain: After the initial newness of the blog passed, we got into a weekly rhythm to simply repeat the blog posts. Those posts are always available in the wiki's left side menu, see: News and blogs. The blog really did not provide added value.

We've also gotten into routinely reporting ETF fund flows, which can be posted in the forum just as easily. Our articles quite simply never generated any significant amount of discussion. There were one or two exceptions, but not enough to warrant a change in our decision.

The Bogleheads forum and wiki together work best for what we want to do. The blog was stuck in the middle. Given that we have limited resources and wanted to spend time in the forum and wiki, we decided to terminate the effort.

We want to thank everyone for their efforts.

(Also posted on the blog: The Blog has Moved! | Bogleheads® Blog)
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Re: The Bogleheads Blog has Moved

Post by HurdyGurdy » Mon Sep 08, 2014 8:15 pm

Hi LadyGeek,
I wonder if the articles did not generate much discussion because they were always a good overview and distillation for the general public, not controversial for a boglehead audience.

Anyway, thank you and greetings to Mr. Barnitz and you.

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Re: The Bogleheads Blog has Moved

Post by LadyGeek » Mon Sep 08, 2014 8:35 pm

Hi,

I think it was simply that we have the forum for discussions and the wiki for reference material. I think the blog's purpose overlapped what we do here in the forum. What could you publish in the blog that you can't in the forum? Except for the multimedia aspects, not much.

BTW: We locked out comments due to spammers. Ask any blogger how much time they spend culling comment spam - it's not trivial.
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Re: The Bogleheads Blog has Moved

Post by mwm158 » Mon Sep 08, 2014 8:50 pm

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Re: The Bogleheads Blog has Moved

Post by Rob5TCP » Tue Sep 09, 2014 10:45 am

We have a blog - who knew ?

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Re: The Bogleheads Blog has Moved

Post by Peculiar_Investor » Tue Sep 09, 2014 11:12 am

Announced back in March, see http://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtop ... 0&t=134520. There also have been regularly posted topics, see these search results. There has also been a Blog icon in the navigation bar, up near the top, right of the 'Support this Site', 'Amazon.com' and 'Wiki" icons.
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Re: The Bogleheads Blog has Moved

Post by HurdyGurdy » Tue Sep 09, 2014 5:57 pm

Barry Barnitz' blog is quite good in fact,
https://blbarnitz4.wordpress.com/

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Re: The Bogleheads Blog has Moved

Post by TimeRunner » Tue Sep 09, 2014 6:12 pm

The Core Four (Core 4) blog posting was excellent and led me to the Wiki page about it.
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