In my endeavor to become the ultimate blogging guru I came across some facts about just how popular blogging has become.
- There are Bloggers Choice Awards awards given out to best blogs in a given category.
- There are over 175,000 new blogs every day.
- Bloggers update their blogs regularly at a rate of over 1.6 million posts per day, or over 18 updates a second.
- People actually get paid to write blog posts usually for a pre-determined rate of pay.
- It can take Google as long as 4-6 weeks to fully index your blog.
- Google has their own blog search engine.
- 83% of corporate bloggers saw a traffic increase to their site.
- 6 million Americans get their news and information from RSS aggregators.
- Blog promotion is just as important as its content.