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Statistics about Blogging

Blogging Statistics from 2012

  • The concept of blogging began in the 1990’s as an online journal where people share their thoughts, ideas, stories, hobbies and experiences.
  • Blogging evolved from its conception into a major publishing business in 2012.  Sale of the blog The Huffington Post for $300 million dollars was a landmark for the blogging community.
  • Blogs are considered an important part of a company’s participation on the Internet. In the U.S. 60% of businesses have a company blog.
  • Social media supports and accelerates the sharing of blog posts.  At one time there wa s co ncern that Facebook, Twitter and other social media may cause blogging to cease.
  • It is estimated there are 31 million bloggers in the USA.  Of 1000 polled 60% were male and 40% female.
  • The top blogging sites were Wordpress and Blogger.
  • The largest blogging site, Wordpress, has over 42 million blogs, 25 billion page views a month and 400,000 daily comments from readers.
  • Blog sites and social media reach 80% of all U.S. internet users and accounts for 23% of all time spent online.

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        • Anyone can write an essay and submit to  That's part of its magic.
        • However, we do find that some members become addicted and/or enjoy writing more than others.
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          Outside of sharing your blog here on (either in a blog post on Stage of Life or by listing your blog URL in your Stage of Life profile page), we've had the chance to review quite a few other blog directories out there.  Here are the blog directories we recommend if you're looking for more exposure for your blog...

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