Hey bloggers. Now here are some interesting statistics about the bloggersphere and the Internet. I was always wondering what it's like out there in the Internet bloggerworld, what the numbers were actually like. And when I posted the Blog World Expo event the other day, I saw exactly that, what the numbers are like in the blogosphere. Below are the numbers that the Blog World Expo has on their website. The numbers are mind boggling to me and boy does that give me an interesting perspective into the blogosphere of the bloggerworld.
Important Blogging Statistics
Over 12 million American adults currently maintain a blog.
More than 147 million Americans use the Internet.
Over 57 million Americns 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 .