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Technorati Publishes Blog Statistics That Small-Cap Companies Need To Listen To

Posted by AGORACOM at 6:23 PM on Friday, April 6th, 2007

Though the small-cap finance world is generally a little slower at adopting new tools and technologies, it does tend to give weight to solid statistics and numbers. To this end, here is a summary of the Technorati “State of The Live Web”:

  • 70 million weblogs
  • About 120,000 new weblogs each day, or…
  • 1.4 new blogs every second
  • 1.5 million posts per day, or…
  • 17 posts per second
  • Growing from 35 to 75 million blogs took 320 days
  • Japanese the #1 blogging language at 37%
  • English second at 33%
  • Chinese third at 8%
  • Italian fourth at 3%
  • Farsi a newcomer in the top 10 at 1%
  • English the most even in postings around-the-clock
  • Tracking 230 million posts with tags or categories
  • 35% of all February 2007 posts used tags
  • 2.5 million blogs posted at least one tagged post in February

Conclusion – The jury is in. Blogs and the blogosphere are in invaluable IR tool for small-cap companies looking to create better awareness and shareholder lead generation.


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