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10 Amazing Blogging Statistics For 2020 with [Infographic]

10 Amazing Blogging Statistics for 2020 with [Infographic]

10 Amazing Blogging Statistics For 2020

  1. There are currently more than 600 million blogs on the internet out of the 1.7 billion websites.
  2. The number of active bloggers in the United States is estimated to hit 31.7 million in 2020.
  3. 86 percent of content marketers use blog posts as part of their marketing strategy.
  4. The average blog post today has 1236 words. That’s 53 percent more than the average blog post six years ago.
  5. It takes bloggers an average of 3 hours and 57 minutes to produce a blog post.
  6. Bloggers say the most important factor for success is the quality of content.
  7. 97 percent of bloggers use social media to promote their blog posts.
  8. Businesses that publish 16 or more posts per month receive 3.5 times more traffic than those who publish fewer than four posts.
  9. 60 percent of consumers say blog posts are valuable in the early stages of the buying process.
  10. More than half of content marketers say blog content is their top inbound marketing priority.

— Read more on www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.oberlo.com/blog/blogging-statistics/amp

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What Most Bloggers Don’t Want to Hear

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What Most Bloggers Don’t Want to Hear
by christopherjanb

I started this digital platform built on passion, purpose and the beckoning of exciting new frontiers.

It was invigorating.

This portal to the world gave me a voice I didn’t know existed. It was a journey into the unknown.

I created and crafted content, built connections on Twitter and published.

I signed up for learning.

It was time when Facebook was simple and organic. Content didn’t need images, screen shots and 1,500 words. Twitter was a simple text based platform of 140 characters devoid of visuals and it didn’t shorten your links. Mobile apps and optimization weren’t discussed and tablets were made of stone.

It was the wild social west.

When the excitement died down I realized what I had signed up for.

This.

Turning up every day
Staying up late or getting out of bed early
Read, view and consume information with relentless focused attention
Learning about email marketing
Becoming proficient at search engines and SEO
Building global social connections
Touching hearts not just minds
Learning tech stuff
Improving writing skills
Becoming a creator
Discipline
Learning to say no, because everything is not an opportunity
Focusing on what matters
Standing in front of an audience
Keeping evolving
Giving it away for free until it hurt
Learning the art of storytelling
Dealing with feeling like a fraud
Combating failure
Handling negative comments
Listening to the grammar and spelling police
Not letting the trolls grind you down
Becoming a copywriter
Crafting viral headlines
Persisting
Learning business skills
Managing time
Been there and doing that. Year after year. Still.

This is what most bloggers don’t want to hear. It’s not a get rich quick scheme. Sorry.

Then you can become an overnight success.

You then may enjoy the attention, accolades and a life that is on purpose. But there are no guarantees. Failure is still an option.

Are you ready for that?

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