The tradition of having blogger gatherings was started by the folks of BigFatPurse who took the first step in getting the financial bloggers together to have gatherings to discuss key issues affecting them. A much stronger alliance came into being when we found that many marketing firms are trying to pay financial bloggers in “exposure” in exchange for influencing the investing public towards their corporate goals.

The work of organising such gatherings has now been passed onto BIGScribe, which is really a company incorporated by financial bloggers with the mission to monetise their knowledge and effort.  Yesterday, we had a meet-up amongst financial bloggers and for months, I have been hatching a scheme to go beyond just catered food and gossiping about lifestyle bloggers.

Financial bloggers are one of the most motivated and learned folks on the Internet. Their ideas are valuable to corporate companies and their talks consistently …