Wednesday, October 17, 2007

The Big Blog Effort

The results of Blog Action Day are in:

Blog Posts, Audience Numbers, Facts

Measuring an initiative like Blog Action Day is difficult. In 2007 we asked bloggers to register their blogs and a rough count of RSS subscribers. It is worth remembering that RSS subscriber numbers are only one half of the readership of a blog. Many and in some cases all of a blog's readership will simply be visitors to the site. The real reach of Blog Action Day is far greater than the number below.

20,603 Blog Participated
23,327 Blog Posts (Google Blog Search)
14,631,038 RSS Readers
19 of Technorati's Top 100 blogs
3. Boing Boing
6. LifeHacker
8. Mashable
10. Daily Kos
16. Problogger
17. Treehugger
18. Official Google Blog
20. Read/Write/Web
32. GigaOm
33. DoshDosh
36. CopyBlogger
37. The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)
39. Valleywag
44. Telegraph Blogs
70. ZenHabits
86. Explore Vox
87. Download Squad
98. Pronet Advertising Impact on the Blogosphere
"Blog Action Day" was the top Technorati search term AND tag for the day

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