2009 State of the Blogosphere
Recently presented: Technorati’s 2009 State of the Blogosphere, which provides some interesting insights into who blogs, why people blog, and how blog (and twitter) usage has changed.
Some of the interesting stats:
- 72% of bloggers are “hobbyists” – blogging for fun and mostly personal.
- 40% of professional bloggers (the other 28% from above) have worked wtihin mainstream media
- 60% of profesional bloggers agree that most people will get news & info from blogs in the next 5 years
- 17% of professional bloggers say that blogging is their primary income.