Blogs come in a bewildering array of types based on media used, authorship (individual, journalistic, corporate or multi/mixed) and purpose. While there certainly is variability in the quality of business blogs, they cannot be ignored as in important source for information and opinion. Before you use blog entries for research take time to identify the blog type.
Use blogs judiciously. This NYT article on the business interests of TechCrunch's publisher discusses potential conflicts of a hightly influential blog.
The Commerce Blog
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