Here are the world's most popular ad blogs, as measured by traffic rankings from Alexa.

Top 25 Ad Blogs (world
   ranking)
1     (1) Ads Of The World 9,561
2     (2)AdRants20,122
3     (4)Adland45,268
4     (6)Adverbox53,169
5     (new)Creativity55,077
6     (8)AdFreak61,570
7     (5)Coloribus61,751
8     (7)Advertising/Design Goodness  68,983
9     (9)Adverblog71,732
10   (10)Bannerblog78,281
11   (12)Logic + Emotion111,232
12   (11)Copyranter115,783
13   (13)AdPulp123,110
14   (new)Ad Forum 126,470
15   (3)The Inspiration Room Daily135,391
16   (14)ViralBlog169,483
17   (new)Best Ads On TV181,003
18   (15)Jaffe Juice274,786
19   (20)Scamp285,912
20   (18)Crackunit312,842
21   (24)Behind The Buzz324,282
22   (17)AdScam328,713
23   (21) Make The Logo Bigger    330,415
24   (23)Experience Curve378,548
25   (22)BrandFlakes for Breakfast384,844



Top 10 UK Ad Blogs (world
  ranking)
1   (2)Scamp285,912
2   (1)Crackunit312,842
3   (3)Behind The Buzz324,282
4   (4)Only Dead Fish417,721
5   (6)Spinning Around422,405
6   (re-)Rubbishcorp442,513
7   (8) Interactive Marketing Trends528,482
8   (7)Welcome To Optimism    533,911
9   (5)Adliterate736,585
10 (10)TV's Worst Adverts737,203



For those new to this chart, it’s based on rankings published by web metrics company Alexa, which measures visits by users who have the Alexa toolbar installed. As that’s mostly bloggers and techies, the chart is probably biased towards blogs which are popular with other bloggers, or tech-heads.

The definition of what is a blog as opposed to a website is becoming blurred. Some of the sites above are commercial ad archives, or the online versions of news-stand ad mags, which I'm now including for the first time. As long as the content is updated dailyish, and the blog portion of the site is separately measurable, I don't see why they shouldn't be in here.

Some people find the chart boring, others say it helps them discover new things. Me, I've just always loved charts. As a kid, I pored over the pop charts, and football league tables. That doesn't make me a geek, does it?

An ↑ means a blog's traffic has gone up by 15% or more in the last quarter, and a ↓ means it's gone down 15%.

UK means UK-based. Ad blog means ad blogs not marketing or PR blogs. I'm only counting English language blogs.

If I've missed anyone out, please tell me and I'll put them in next time.

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