You are probably a blogger if you are reading this. I mean, how many people write articles and post them on the Internet AND are interested in “YOUR favorite Post”. Maybe you are making a living blogging or maybe you are just doing it for fun – or something in between. There must be a reason why you blog. Just wanting to write, maybe out of vanity? Who knows.
The State of The Blogosphere
Technorati documents in – what they call “The state of the Blogospere” – how the blogging community operates, worldwide.
From their figures you can determine the percentage of bloggers that “Do like you do” and it seems that the ‘hobby bloggers’ make up for around 60% of the total number of active bloggers.
If you break down the numbers it becomes clear that you are not alone, blogging your little heart out. There are more like us. Around 181 million people worldwide are active bloggers.
This document also breaks down the numbers on the eternal question “Why do you blog” and many other interesting blog related subjects.
There might never be a good answer to the “why do you blog” question. I have read many posts about this subject and I never found my own “why”.
Maybe just because I like to blog? And being the little narcissistic person that I am? Hell if I know. I just like to do what I’m doing – it relaxes me and gives me something better to do then watching re-runs of ‘Golden Girls’ on TV… Go, Sophia!
I write the bestest posts, so there!
Of course I don’t, but I like to think I do.
I even have a ‘favorite post’ I wrote: “Your social network profile is like a resume“. I think it was my best post so far. Why do I think it is?
- I posted that post on September 23rd 2012 and got 21 responses (interactions) on it.
- The page was visited by 3261 unique visitors.
- I liked writing it. Maybe helping some people out making their on-line profile rock?
So I liked the interaction and the number of page views it got over the period of five months. I like people to read my posts and I want to interact with them. Hey! So maybe this is my why?
If you are an entrepreneur YOUR best post is the post that brought you a great number of new clients for your business – if you are a writer your best post would be the post that lead to selling a lot of copies of your newest novel.
Discover YOUR why!
I think, that by analyzing YOUR favorite post on YOUR blog, you will get an idea why you really blog.
Are you in it for the attention? The money? The readers? Trying to help people out with lending them a hand setting up their blog? Protecting the migration grounds of the blue nosed flee?
I told you about my favorite and my why.
It’s YOUR turn. Share your favorite post and the story and / or reason behind it. I am curious. Are you?