Friday, November 9, 2007

Important Blogging Statistics

*Over 12 million American adults currently maintain a blog.

*More than 147 million Americans use the Internet.

*Over 57 million Americans read blogs.

*1.7 million American adults list making money as one of the reasons they blog.

*89% of companies surveyed say they think blogs will be more important in the next five years.

*9% of internet users say they have created blogs .

*6% of the entire US adult population has created a blog .

*Technorati is currently tracking over 70 million blogs .

*Over 120 thousand blogs are created every day .

*There are over 1.4 million new blog posts every day .

*22 of the 100 most popular websites in the world are blogs .

*120,000 new blogs are created every day .

*37% of blog readers began reading blogs in 2005 or 2006 .

*51% of blog readers shop online .

*Blog readers average 23 hours online each week .

source; BlogWorld

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