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Mar 23 2014

And the results of the top vBlog 2014 voting are…

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…not ready to be revealed yet, you’ll have to wait a few days to find out. I’ve tabulated all the votes and applied points to the votes and have computed the results. We’ll announce the winners on a special live Google Hangout this Thursday with David Davis, Rick Vanover and John Troyer. Stay tuned here for information on how you can watch it, we’ll also be announcing the blogger and voter prize winners (courtesy of Veeam). While you’re waiting here’s a few tidbits of information on this years voting:

  • There were over 1400 votes this year
  • 39% of the votes were from the US, next highest was 10% from the Netherlands followed by 7.4% from India, 6.4% from the UK, 3.9% from Canada and 3.6% from Germany
  • We had voters from 60 different countries including Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Kuwait, Malta, Morocco, Oman, Serbia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Yemen
  • There are 320 blogs in the voting this year, last year there were 243
  • There were some fierce competition this year in the top 10, there were 9 position changes in the top 10
  • There were 5 blogs in the top 25 that were not in there in 2013
  • There were 15 blogs in the top 50 that were not in there in 2013
  • There were 2 blogs that were newcomers this year in the top 25
  • There were 3 blogs that were newcomers this year in the top 50 (4 in the top 52)
  • There is 1 blog new to the top 10
  • Within the top 10 one blogger moved up 5 places from last year, another moved up 4 places from last year while another moved down 4 places and another moved down 3 places.
  • One blogger moved up 19 places from last year to make it into the top 25, another moved up 12 places from last year
  • One blogger in the top 50 moved up 123 places from last year, another one moved up 116 places from last year

That’s it for now, tune in next week to see the full results and find out if Duncan can retain the crown for #1 blogger (hint: Kendrick Coleman made a good run for it but fell way short)…

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    […] year there was over 1400 votes compared to around 1300 last year. You can read more stats about this years voting here. Voters were asked to pick their top 10 favorite blogs and them rank them from 1 to 10. The votes […]

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