Who are the Utah Tech Bloggers on Twitter?

I had this long-winded post on how I thought startups, entrepreneurs, and investors in Utah aren’t reading enough Utah based tech blogs, hoping to start a “Read Utah” campaign, but I figured I’d do something about it instead.  I’m looking for every Utah Tech blogger you know on Twitter.  The Rule is they have to post new blog posts at least somewhat regularly on their Twitter account.  I’ll put all those you list on this Twitter list: http://twitter.com/Jesse/utahbloggers/members – please tell your friends about it, get them to follow it, subscribe to it in TweetDeck and FlipBoard, etc.  Add their blogs to Google Reader (anyone want to create an OPML file of their blogs?).

My hope is that we can create a list of who these bloggers are so that a) startups can invite them to their press events, and b) so that we can start to get the Utah tech scene “Reading Utah”.  I think it’s too often we default to Silicon Valley when we think of blogs to read.  How many Utah blogs do you read?

I realize I’m preaching to the choir here, but if you can please forward this to a Utah tech entrepreneur or investor that you know, I’d really appreciate it.  Retweet this, share it on Facebook, Google Reader, and Buzz.  Send it in an e-mail or print it out.  Truth is I don’t get a ton of people from Utah reading this blog – my audience is mostly outside Utah.  I’d like to change that.  I’d like to change that for every Utah tech blogger.  Let’s grow this community from the inside out!  It’s time we “Read Utah” – our community will never grow if we don’t.

If you’re not in Utah, maybe you could do the same for your community?  Share with me your own community lists, as well as any Utah blogger you’re aware of that I can add to mine in the comments.

UPDATE: Will King has created an awesome list of not just tech bloggers, but tech companies in Utah here.

12 thoughts on “Who are the Utah Tech Bloggers on Twitter?

  1. Excellent effort, and I should do something similar for the Inland Empire of California (the infamous 909, or the IE), but I wonder about one of your statements: “I think it’s too often we default to Silicon Valley when we think of blogs to read.” I wonder how often that truly occurs.

    There's no doubt that Silicon Valley information sources have an advantage, since the influencers are more likely to physically meet a Silicon Valley blogger than an Arkansas blogger. However, one of the benefits of online communications is that, for the most part, you can share your thoughts regardless of where you live. I can access your blog or Dave Winer's blog just as easily as I can access Robert Scoble's blog or Louis Gray's blog.

    Now I'll grant that some of the good bloggers incorporate their location into their blogging – this isn't the first time that you've talked about Utah, and Dave Winer has spent some time talking about the tech community in New York. But even if I don't really care about the tech communities in New York City or Salt Lake City, I can still read your blogs and get valuable content.

    Now I need to assemble my IE tech list…

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  2. I don't think this is the case for you or me, but for many investors and

    entrepreneurs, TechCrunch and TechMeme are the obvious choice. A lot of

    that is because it's just too difficult to figure out what tech blogs to

    follow.

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  3. I don't think this is the case for you or me, but for many investors and

    entrepreneurs, TechCrunch and TechMeme are the obvious choice. A lot of

    that is because it's just too difficult to figure out what tech blogs to

    follow.

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  4. Hello Jesse,
    I am hoping to let Tech bloggers know about the new charter high school opening in fall 2014. Utah will be getting their first computer science high school! The Wasatch Institute of Technology has a special emphasis on software engineering and network systems. The free, public school will be serving grades 9 – 12 and will be located in Daybreak – South Jordan. We are trying to spread the word to everyone in the tech communities. We would love to have bloggers check out the school's website and read about the school's Agile methodology. http://www.wasatchinstitute.net – Thanks, Beth

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