Best Online Community

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Nominate your choice for Best Online Community. Blog format is not required, so forums and other types of communities are eligible.

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72 Comments

Felicia said:

Hands down

Freelance Writing Jobs
http://writersrow.com/deborahng

Micah said:

The community at Deb's blog keeps me coming back each day. Many helpful people contribute.

Bubblehead Author Profile Page said:

The blogging community of Northern Idaho that gathers at:

Huckleberries Online
http://www.spokesmanreview.com/blogs/hbo/
http://www.spokesmanreview.com/blogs/hbo/rss.asp

Chryselle said:

The wonderful forum at www.newbie-writers.com/forum

Whether you are a new or experienced writer, this forum has everything you could want - great support, friendly voices, links, leads and resources.

It's on the top of my bookmarks and I check in several times a day. Highly recommended.

Andi said:

SpouseBUZZ - Where Military Spouses Connect!

http://www.spousebuzz.com

John said:
TwinsTerritory Author Profile Page said:
Blackfive Author Profile Page said:

SpouseBUZZ is a virtual Spouse Support Group, a place where you can instantly connect with thousands of other military spouses.
http://www.spousebuzz.com/
http://feeds.feedburner.com/SpouseBuzz

OmegaMom said:

I'd like to nominate ChinaAdoptTalk as the best place for people adopting from China to interact.

Pattie said:

SpouseBUZZ - Where Military Spouses Connect!

http://www.spousebuzz.com

Carol said:

Thursday Thirteen has been going strong for over two years, and each week more than 300 people participate in making their own Thursday Thirteen post about an incredible range of topics. It is a thriving and vital "community" of bloggers.

http://thursdaythirteen.com

MilSpouser said:

MilSpouse.com forums. A place for military spouses and significant others to connect, get information, and find support.

www.milspouse.com/forum

Allison said:

I'd like to nominate Stirrup Queens. It is the go-to place for infertility stuff.

http://stirrup-queens.blogspot.com/

http://openid.aol.com/bloodylamer Author Profile Page said:

The Bastardly Community!

Http://www.bastardly.com

It's one of a kind, baby!

Political Grind (Political Grind Network)

http://www.politicalgrind.com

Stix said:
Booklover said:

I'd like to nominate Wordsy.com. It's a super community for anyone who has an interest in books, literature, poetry, publishing, writing, etc. All the book news plus friendly people to discuss it with...it's awesome!

http://wordsy.com

http://feeds.feedburner.com/WordsyFrontpage

I love The Political Grind too. It's the best.

http://www.politicalgrind.com

carol said:

Shakespeare's Sister

shakespearessister.blogspot.com

jameshigham Author Profile Page said:

I nominate BLOGPOWER, the international support group whose HQ is here:

http://defendingtheblog.blogspot.com/

... whose RSS feeds and juicy info is here:

http://www.pageflakes.com/tom.paine.ashx

...and whose mailing list is here:

http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/blogpower/

All power to the blog!

hellonearth.wordpress.com Author Profile Page said:

politicalgrindnetwork
http://politicalgrind.com

I nominate Daily Kos

daisydoodle said:

I would like to nominate www.chinaadopttalk.com -this is such a great online community!!!

Nji13 said:

http://www.chinaadopttalk.com/

Two thumbs up, and then some.

home: http://TeachFor.Us

feed: http://teachfor.us/atom.php

TeachFor.Us is the independent blog community for Teach For America teachers.

In just over a year, TeachFor.Us has grown from 5 bloggers to more than 75 active bloggers who are posting at least monthly. There is fresh content posted several times daily.

TeachFor.Us runs on Lyceum, a community-minded enterprise edition of Wordpress.

pg said:

Here are the updated url and rss feeds for PoliticalGrind.com

URL: http://www.politicalgrind.com

Article Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/politicalgrind

Comment Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/PoliticalGrindComments

Also, all comments have individual rss feed options along with threads within a comment via ID. Hope this helps/clears things up.

gussie Author Profile Page said:

nominating for Best online community

Dogs with Blogs

http://www.dogswithblogs.com.au/

Stef said:

www.chinaadopttalk.com is the best!

StarSailor Author Profile Page said:

TocqueVille, La Città dei Liberi
http://www.tocqueville.it

Lifecruiser said:


Quality with passion!

9rules Network
http://9rules.com

Lifecruiser said:


Quality with passion!

9rules Network
http://9rules.com

I nominate The Plugg for best online community

http://theplugg.com

yorkielady Author Profile Page said:

I'd love to also add my nomination for http://chinaadopttalk.com/

There is no possible way I would have made it through with the little sanity I have left had it not been for the information and community that I found here. Simply, amazing.

Kelly Author Profile Page said:

I nominate purerobbie.com a Robbie Williams community
http://www.purerobbie.com/

anony mous said:

Groklaw.net - 12,000 volunteers who
do online legal research together in an
pleasant atmosphere without flame wars,
ad hominems, or divisiveness.

Mark Grannis Author Profile Page said:

I nominate the Reasonable Minds community of readers and writers, at

http://www.reasonableminds.org.

The Reasonable Minds blog covers a wide range of topics, and every topic is discussed with thoughtfulness and civility. The quality of the discussion that is possible with such a readership is in large part the purpose of the blog.

Bordm said:

Soldiers' Angels
(the forum and community that is)
http://soldiersangelsforum.com

Christinewjc Author Profile Page said:
Dana said:

Common Sense Political Thought is a small (but growing!) community, mostly conservative but with several liberal commenters and a (generally) polite tone.

URL: http://commonsensepoliticalthought.com

tmcdaily said:
rex Author Profile Page said:

Loconut - WA local online community

rex Author Profile Page said:

Loconut - WA local online community
http://www.loconut.com.au

Patricia said:
MitchM said:

Best people anywhere! Knowledge is power. SondraK rules!

http://www.sondrak.com/

Nice Deb said:

Ace of Spades HQ

http://ace.mu.nu/

Because it was so much fun last year, I nominate Fark!

I also would like to nominate Gather

carfix2000ca said:

I'm with dinosaur

Browsabout said:

Yes that http://www.freedominion.ca place. Hear the thought police want to shut it down it is so popular.

Susan Lee said:

Oh, my, no question the SondraK Porch...

http://sondrak.com/

rinaz.wordpress.com Author Profile Page said:

I am nominating ping.sg for community as Ping.sg is a friendly, close knit and warm community for Singaporean bloggers.

Ping.sg

http://ping.sg

http://ping.sg/feed

rinaz.wordpress.com Author Profile Page said:
Patricia said:

I would like to nominate www.madgoatlady.com

Modzilla said:

I would like to nominate:
htt://www.conservativeunerground.com as the best online community. It the best place for political debate and its loads of fun.

Gullyborg said:

I nominate "Knowledge is Power"

http://www.sondrak.com

Scot Herrick said:

I'd nominate Successful Blog: just check out Tuesday night comment night...

http://successful-blog.com

Scot Herrick said:
Wanda said:

I would like to nominate http://www.efx2blogs.com it's a great place where the community feels more like family rather then just another blip in cyberspace.

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