but… …of the 133 million blogs tracked by Technorati… …only 7.4 million have been updated in previous 120 days… …meaning 95 percent of blogs are dormant…. …it is estimated that 50-100k generate most traffic… …although hits aren’t everything… …and there are still 7-10 million active blogs
Top Reasons People Blog The most popular reason that people blog is to keep friends and family updated. Bloggers also blog to get published or featured in traditional media, to speak their minds, to connect with people, to share expertise. To enhance their resumes, attract clients and to make money.
Words To KnowaBlog A typical blog combines text, images, video’s and links to other blogs A blog is basically a journal that is available on the web, Published frequently
Words To Know Blogger someone who keeps a blog is a “blogger A contributor to a blog or online journal
Words To KnowBlogging The process of updating a blog is “blogging”
Blogging TipsDo’s Write as though you are talking to someone Be interesting Include links to other blogs and websites Keep a list of ideas for future posts Post comments on other blogs
Blogging TipsDont’s Make the articles too long Forget to edit your article before posting it Use inappropriate or highly technical words personal information or company secrets on your blog