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English citations of blogebrity

Noun: "a well-known or popular blogger"Edit

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  • 2005 — Michelle Meyers, "Do you have 'blogebrity' status?", CNET News, 1 June 2005:
    Two weeks ago, if you "Googled" the term "blogebrity," you would have received zero results. Today you'll get more than 80,000.
    No one is more surprised by this phenomenon than Southern California-based Kyle Bunch and Jeremy Hermanns, who entered their idea for Web site celebrating the growing cachet (and ego) of bloggers--into Eyebeam's "Contagious Media Showdown" competition.
  • 2005 — Ron Rosenbaum, "Frenzy of Judyism May Augur the Dawn Of New Neural Age", New York Observer, 31 October 2005:
    But suddenly she's writing these insanely complex, destabilizingly complicated Judyist posts. She's the high priestess of Judiana. A blog star, or "blogebrity" (as the Blogebrity blog has it).
  • 2006 — "E-Branding The Red Light District", WebNewsPro, 5 September 2006:
    Of course, the site received a boost in late July by blogebrity Michael Arrington, who, on his TechCrunch blog, drove the shuttle bus to the red light district’s feature attraction.
  • 2006 — Kevin Smokler, "Citizen Media: The High School Years", Fast Company, 1 October 2006:
    Pod Tech is looking to be the digital lifestyle's media of record with a network of corporate-branded podcasts, event coverage, and interviews with tech honchos. Most notably, it grabbed blogebrity Robert Scoble away from Microsoft.
  • 2006 — "Perez Hilton says he's an 'outsider'", USA Today, 6 November 2006:
    It's been quite a turnaround for Hilton, who said that before becoming a blogebrity he had been in a deep depression and last year filed for bankruptcy and was fired from a job at a celebrity weekly magazine.
  • 2007 — Christopher Williams, "Lego, Superman and the US Army", The Register, 15 March 2007:
    The real action is in the panel debates scattered around the Center, where we saw a guy with pink hair talk about webcasting his masturbation sessions, strange creatures describing themselves as blogebrities whine about mainstream media, and found out just how much web TV producers are wetting their pants for the release of Apple TV.
  • 2007 — Shivam Vij, "Blog Baron of Agra", Tehelka, 5 May 2007:
    Agarwal is one of India's biggest blogebrities, and perhaps the only one who lives off blogging does not live in a metro — he lives in Agra.
  • 2007 — Beth Merchant, "CS3 Up Close", Studio Monthly, 1 June 2007:
    Charlie White, the former Digital Media Net columnist and now a regular product reviewer and associate editor at Gizmodo, has been called everything from King Geek to a regular blogebrity.
  • 2007 — Samantha Wender, "The Brightest Stars in Cyberspace", ABC News, 11 September 2007:
    But it's the people behind these blogs who have access to the hottest events, keep tabs on the haves and have nots, and can make or break a career and influence an industry with just a stroke of a keyboard. They are blogebrities -- writers, thinkers and gossipers who have branded themselves by taking over the Web, and have thousands of people awaiting their next postings.
  • 2008 — Chris Hudson, "Bad Girls Go Digital: National Selves, Cyber Selves, Super Selves", in Youth, Media and Culture in the Asia Pacific Region (eds. Usha M. Rodrigues & Belinda Smaill), Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2008), →ISBN, page 137:
    I will focus on a specific milieu of the "blogosphere" that is inhabited by young Singapore women — women who have attracted public attention and become blog celebrities or blogebrities.
  • 2009 — Jory Des Jardins, "Forward", in 42 Rules of Social Media for Small Business (Jennifer L. Jacobson), Super Star Press (2009), →ISBN, page 1:
    Not all of us are trying to be blogebrities or have the most friends on MySpace; many of us are just trying to grow a business.
  • 2010 — "Pleasing with persona", National Post, 8 March 2010:
    After spending some downtime in Burlington, the 26-year-old "blogebrity" -- who has been almost obsessively documenting her voyeur- friendly life online since she was 17 -- is back in Toronto, and spoke with the Post's Barry Hertz about haters, hipsters and Hogtown.
  • 2011 — Maggie Parke, "Fanpires: Utilizing Fan Culture in Event Film Adaptations", in Theorizing Twilight: Critical Essays on What's at Stake in a Post-Vampire World (eds. Maggie Parke & Natalie Wilson), McFarland & Company Inc. (2011), →ISBN, page 36:
    This is a symbiotic relationship between Sueno and Summit, as the studio maintains some control over the information that the fans are receiving, but the originator of the group now also has easier access to the film and its peripheral elements due to her connections with Summit, thus raising her profile and status in the fandom as a known blogebrity; []

Noun: "the state or phenomenon of fame achieved through blogging"Edit

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  • 2007 — "Confessions of a failed mommyblogger", Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 6 February 2007:
    And some of these everyday moms, moms just like me, were riding their blogs to big bucks, "blogebrity" stardom — even book deals.
  • 2007 — Tracy Swartz, "How to break up with your fans, readers", Chicago Tribune, 18 April 2007:
    His blog-ebrity status earned him a political column in 2003 on Gaper's Block, a local news and events Webzine.
  • 2008 — "Introduction", in Ultimate Blogs: Masterworks from the Wild Web (ed. Sarah Boxer), Vintage Books (2008), →ISBN, page xii:
    Given that there are more than 80 million blogs out there, according to the Web-tracking site Technorati, with roughly 15.5 million of them active, "blogebrity" is quite a bizarre phenomenon anyway.