With the rise of Twitter, Facebook and other popular forms of micromedia, many believed blogging was on the way out. But, blogging perseveres -- as it should. It's is a place where content, thoughtfulness and continuity are king. It's the recipient of inbound links, bookmarks, comments, stories and much more. It is -- without a doubt -- the intellectual soul of the internet.
Since 2004, Technorati has published its annual State of the Blogosphere report. Since the site indexes over one million blogs, it's clearly the authority. They've broken down the stats on the success, growth, and change of the internet blogging world. It's a fascinating read, and well worth your time.
Have a read: Technorati's "The State Of The Blogosphere 2010