Blogging has completely changed the way people create content and build online businesses. While the inforgraphic below is based off information from nearly 5 years ago, it’s important to look back at how blogging and content creation has changed over the years.
Through the “Blog Economy” infographic below we can see where the majority of bloggers are located throughout the world, while also taking a look at the many different types of bloggers out there — such as the hobbyists, bloggers who are self employed and many more.
Breaking Down the Numbers of the Blog Economy Infographic Summary
Blogging is one of the most exciting areas to watch in terms of growth and content creation over the years. Through the blogging infographic above you will see a wide range of stats and if you were to compare them to today’s blogging numbers, you would see some exponential growth. We’ve listed a few of the key points and figures below.
- The majority of bloggers in the world are located in the US (33%), while South America has just around 2%.
- Professional bloggers dedicated at least 10 hours per week to their blogging schedule and content creation.
- Blogging and social media goes hand in hand… with Facebook and Twitter being the driving forces of traffic and sharing for most sites.
- When it comes to blog monetization, displaying banners, using search ads and affiliate marketing are three of the most common methods.