There were over 450 million public blogs in existence on the planet.


Consider these 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.
■ 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.

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