Do you consider yourself a blogger? To be honest, blogging (and all other derivatives of the word) is an overused term, and you may find a lot of people hard-pressed when asked to give a clear definition of what blogging is. One thing is for sure, what started as an online extension of one’s personal journal/diary has gone through a lot of changes. Blogging has indeed come a long way.
In case you’re into in all things “blogging”, here’s an interesting infographic about the evolution of bloggers – the people behind these things we call blogs.
Note: The info is focused on the UK. Click for a bigger image.
Significant stats include:
- There are more male bloggers than female bloggers: 2/3 of all bloggers are male.
- Not a lot of people read blogs – only 13% of Brits. Now the question is, do all the people included in the stats know what blogs are?
- Not a lot of people blog – only 2% of UK Internet users.
Most popular blogs in the UK:
There isn’t really anything surprising in that list, is there?
Top Blogger Platforms:
Again, nothing surprising. What do you think about the list of well known bloggers at the end of the infographic? Would you have chosen the same people for the list? Also, it would be cool to have something similar with info from the US and the rest of the world, wouldn’t it?
Infographic via Web Sourcing