The Evolution of Blogging: Infographic

The evolution of blogging: Blogging has come a long way since it first began many years ago. Whilst the activity has somewhat evolved over the years with the advances in internet technology, more and more people are turning to blogging not just so that they can get to share the things they love most with their friends and families, but getting into blogging and realizing that it can also be a very profitable business venture. with that said more than 120,000 new blogs are created every day?

Take a look at the infographic below and discover for yourself how blogging has evolved over the course of time. Let me know your thoughts and reactions in the comment section below? In which direction do you seen blogging taking next? Enjoy.

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Infographic kindly created and supplied by Phoenix Training

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  1. Julia Agnes says:

    hi! Thank you for sharing!))) amazing stuff))

  2. Michelle says:

    Blogging has come a long way over the years. There are even new facets such as vlogging (video blogging), which has gathered a lot of hype around it. Thanks for the lovely infographic.

    • Fabrizio says:

      It has indeed Michelle, I really believe over the next five years or so from now that blog’s will become a more prominent force over conventional websites as far as high quality content is concerned.

  3. BillEighty says:

    156 million bloggers? Is it really true? Nice stats !! Even Indians have there share in blogging but almost half of online Malaysians do blogging is something great!! I thought blogging is popular in North America and Europe, but it looks like it is now popular all over the world.

  4. Infographics like these really hammer points home, don’t they? Even genuinely interesting information can be dulled down in a text format, but seeing things through a more visual representation makes them seem more relevant and catching. Love it. And yes, blogging has certainly grown from its meager days. There is such a wealth of content and content creators out there, and the innovations shall continue. Let’s all raise a glass to the world of blogging, shall we?

  5. Interesting infographic. Blogging has certainly come a long way, indeed. Thanks for posting this, it’s very educational. More power to your site!

  6. Annette says:

    I love the infographic! It answered a lot of questions in my head, as well as enlightening me on things that I never gave thought on.
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  7. Aasma says:

    Well, I wasn’t aware about the history of blogging. That’s certainly an awesome and informative infographic. thanks for sharing it.
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  8. Anna says:

    Such a nice infographic! It is really interesting to see how blogging has been evolved with the time.
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  9. Sambrena says:

    Love the infographic! it gives us a intuitive way to know how blogging has been changed in the long time. Digg it!
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  10. Blogging has really grown over these past few years, haven’t it? What has once a bunch of sites talking about nothing, having little to no relevance, has become vitally important places for information. Blogging has dramatically increased the scope of journalism and information sharing. This infographic really makes the stats pop. The trend is growing, and blogs will continue to grow in legitimacy and importance. Cool stuff to see so visually, I like it.

  11. Jacko says:

    Infographics are cool but from an SEO standpoint you should make a corresponding video explaining it to get maximum exposure.

    why do you like infographics? What do you use to create them?
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  12. Steven Papas says:

    Always brings a smile onto my face to see an infographic on an blog I like. There was a lot of info here that I didn’t know.

    I am very curious to see the direction blogging will go in this decade. What will be the next breakthrough, I wonder?
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  13. Anna says:

    Wow! The blog-boom is really incredible! In a few years, blogging evolved to the most important and efficient online marketing strategy! Amazing!
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  14. Becca says:

    Not surprising the number of blogs exist. We know it will continue to increase because blogging
    is very popular today as a business.

  15. George says:

    Blogs have come a long way. These days of lot of professionals are involved in blogging and that has become a favorite pastime for many people. With the arrival of Micro blogging sites, the passion for real blogging has subdued but millions of people are still passionate about their blogging and actively maintains. A blog dealing with a niche subject stands stall among its peers.
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  16. Sara says:

    It is really amazing to see how far and fast technology on the internet grows. The blogging arena is now huge and it only started in the 90′s. This is a very interesting info graphic.
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  17. Elle says:

    It’s always good to know that online job/businesses such as blogging has come a long long way. :) Thanks for sharing this informative inforgraphic.

  18. Kathrine says:

    This is really great information and now people can have idea to start a bright career on blogging seeing this info-graph. Thanks a lot for sharing.

  19. Jane says:

    Such a great infographic! It is really amazing how blogging has been evolved during a few years!
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