elephant journal dot com and the case of the Top Ten Lists.

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Brand new little-but-fast-growing elephantjournal.com named to 11 “best US twitter” lists, best Green Video Series, best Green New Media, best Natural Products blog, best Yoga Blog, best Buddhist blog…oh my. In past six months.

This #ecomonday, @elephantjournal was just named as a Top US Green Twitterer.

Over the past six months, we’ve now been named to 11 “best of” lists. Our success, modest as it is (we’re only followed by 9,000, as opposed to @wholefoods, which is followed by 900,000) may have made the difference between dying, surviving and thriving as we’ve made the leap/fall from old to new media.

Since I’m beginning to lose track, and friends and colleagues keep asking who’s named us to what when I’m bragging (constantly) in an attempt to win advertising dollars, I thought I’d compile the list here.

With sincere thanks to the below, here goes.

I’ve forgotten about a few, and will add them in when I’m reminded or when I remember. And if you add us to a list, please do let us know at editorial at elephantjournal dot com and we’ll add you to this list, with link. This post will be continually updated as/if we’re named to additional lists.

Lastly, because we are all, together, shaping and mapping and feeling about in the dark in this new media world…it’s like exploring the Wild West, perhaps, only virtually—wide open spaces and opportunities and no clear way that it’ll hang together yet, old big companies dying and new nobodies thriving…well we’ve writ a few lists of our own:

  • Top 10 Boulder Twitter Users to Follow.
  • Top 10 Green Twitter Tweeters.
  • Top 10 Yoga Tweeters.
  • Here’s a new one:
  • top meditation blogs
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    About elephant journal

    elephant journal is dedicated to "bringing together those working (and playing) to create enlightened society." We're about anything that helps us to live a good life that's also good for others, and our planet. >>> Founded as a print magazine in 2002, we went national in 2005 and then (because mainstream magazine distribution is wildly inefficient from an eco-responsible point of view) transitioned online in 2009. >>> elephant's been named to 30 top new media lists, and was voted #1 in the US on twitter's Shorty Awards for #green content...two years running. >>> Get involved: > Subscribe to our free Best of the Week e-newsletter. > Follow us on Twitter Fan us on Facebook. > Write: send article or query. > Advertise. > Pay for what you read, help indie journalism survive and thrive.


    22 Responses to “elephant journal dot com and the case of the Top Ten Lists.”

    1. JoanaSmith says:

      I liked the "easy breezy part.

    2. JoanaSmith says:

      I liked the "easy breezy" part.

    3. swati jr* says:

      this is pretty heady. congratulations EJ & WHL!!

    4. benton says:

      nice job waylon-congrates

    5. Doreen Hing says:

      We are not worthy…

      Raise arms.Wave hands. Descend arms

      We are not worthy…

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    13. Deborah says:

      Thank you for celebrating elephants. Keep people around the world informed of elephants' status. We must not murder elephants anymore. They are relying on us (human beings) to keep them safe. How can anyone sacrifice an elephant for ivory? They trust us. Poachers are not seeing the demise. We need to have a more punitive punishment for poachers. Jail time does not hurt them. Let's treat the poachers like they treat our elephants; cutoff their faces and leave them in the wild to die.

    14. Deborah Landis says:

      Yes, I understand. I've been fighting this battle, most of my life, 40 years. I'm sad that we can't do more to save these Gentle Giants. They are smarter than us and they take care of their families much better than us. Let them live so they can raise their young.

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