• Blog Network MyKinda To Shut Down Today

    I just got word from MyKinda founder Lee Wilkins that he plans to shutdown the Eastern European blog network later today. The network launched just last September and was being bootstrapped. Earlier this week we reported that they were having significant financial difficulties, and had shut down all but two of their sites. Today, those last two will be shuttered as well. Wilkins says the… Read More

  • Blog Network MyKinda May Be Pulling A BlogNation – Writers Going Unpaid

    Anyone who watched the BlogNation implosion last year certainly doesn’t want to see a rerun of that particular debacle. But there are worrying signs coming from Romania-based blog network MyKinda that suggest the young startup is facing some of the same cash flow issues that plagued BlogNation. Like BlogNation, MyKinda is a network of country-specific blogs. It’s somewhat different… Read More

  • Blognation May Rise From The Ashes

    When Oliver Starr (former MobileCrunch writer) attacked employer Sam Sethi (former TechCrunch UK writer), the person who currently controls Blognation, in a 3,000 word diatribe, a lot of people came to the conclusion that Blognation was dead in the water. The chain of screw ups was just too long. Sethi had an emotional explosion and threatened to kill his cofounder over a legal dispute. He… Read More

  • MyKinda, Blog Network For Eastern Europe, Launches Amid Serious Drama

    Lee Wilkins, a British entrepreneur living in Romania, soft launched a new eastern-European blog network this morning called MyKinda. The network currently has blogs in just Romania, Bulgaria and Russia, but Wilkins says he’ll be launching in ten more eastern European countries soon, and eventually will cover the whole region. Each country will have six blogs, each one focused on a… Read More