Starting points created in 2011

Dutch Bloggies 2009 Long List.

Starting points created in 2010 II

Starting points provided by Bert Brussen’s blogpost (including comments) calling for “weblogs that matter anno 2010.” Updated version of the list on

Blogpost & comments - Linkripper

Starting points created in 2010 I

Based on expert lists:

Frank Schaap, ‘Links, Lives, Logs: Presentation in the Dutch Blogosphere’, Into the Blogosphere: Rhetoric, Community, and Culture of Weblogs <> [accessed 28 January 2010].

The counter is the counter to have on your website in the Netherlands, as it is the first and biggest Dutch hitcounter provider. A collection of Nedstat top 1000 weblogs' statistics (accessed by Frank Schaap on 2003-12-17, accessed by Anne Helmond and Esther Weltevrede on 28-01-2010.)
  1. Collect URLs that display the Top 1000
  2. Rip those URLs with the Linkripper - Ingoing links (because all URLs are redirects)
  3. Expand URLS - To 'expand' the redirect links
This list is combined with all 2003 URLs for the 2003 Loglijst by"Note that Loglijst is an opt-in service, so the weblogs they are tracking must first have been submitted before they will show up in Loglijst's statistics." Schaap 2003)
  1. Linkripper - Outgoing links
  2. Harvester Unique URLs

Another list of startingpoints was obtained from a forthcoming book chapter on the Dutch Blogosphere. This visualization shows the StartingPoints and the surrounding network based on outlinks from the homepage:
Topic revision: r3 - 09 Feb 2011, AnneHelmond
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