The Real Deal looks at some of NYC’s most prominent hyperlocal blogs including BHB. Once again Homer’s “government name” is used:
The Real Deal: Loscalzo said he was surprised by the responsibility he now feels to his readership. “When people start reading and interacting, there’s a responsibility to tell all the information,” he said. “It’s much different than writing a blog [for] your friends.”
Other bloggers, like our pal Brownstoner, talk about using blogging to grow a business:
“The flea market business is a much better business than blogging,” Butler said. Additionally, Butler has tried his hand at real estate development, converting 1000 Dean Street into an artist workspace with a beer hall and artisanal food court.
“Certainly, it’s helpful being at the nexus of a lot of information flow with Brownstoner, to be aware of potential investment and development opportunities,” he said. “And having the site to write about them periodically certainly doesn’t hurt either.”