Thanks to everyone who responded to the blog survey. Here are the highlights of the results:
People currently blogging – 25%
Why are they blogging:
1. As a way of expressing opinions and connecting to others who share opinions or have interesting perspectives.
3. Community building
Reasons for not blogging:
1. No time
2. No reason to.
People reading blogs – 63%, most reading 3-5 blogs sporadically
Future of Blogging: Over half of the responders indicated that they would start a blog if they had a reason and it was easy.
Good Morning Thinkers
How to Save the World – lots of stuff on business innovation
MetaFilter – an example of an open blog
BoingBoing – outrageous opinions and other “wonderful” things
The Occupational Adventure – food for thought about your job
Horizons Unlimited – want to ride a motorcycle around the world? Read this blog first.
Bisnow on Business – a ton of business related info