In fact, today I wanted to talk about emerging blogging trends in a bigger post but due to lack of time, I am just sharing my (draft) thoughts on the trends as well as certain facts about blogs. I would leave these bullet points to you to ponder over and I guess they are more or less self explanatory.
Facts and Trends in Blogging
#1 Most bloggers start new blogging ventures
#2 Blog flipping – Resulting from #1 and otherwise
#3 Multiple blogger blogs for more professionalism and to maintain frequency
#4 Micro blogging though at a low pace of growth
#5 Media blogging/commenting – Video blogs, podcasts, video commenting etc.
#6 20-80 principle – 20% effort on writing and 80% on talking about it (marketing)
#7 Magazine themes regardless of whether it is naturally good for reading
#8 Bloggers are insomniacs who spend 16-20 hours online
#9 If you don’t post daily, you are branded incompetent and not leading the great DotCom lifestyle!
#10 Content is King, Keyword is Queen and twitter (or Social Network) is ‘Pimp’
#11 Bloggers can become great consultants regardless of their skill levels
#12 Bloggers start ad networks thanks to 1000s of guaranteed publishers
#13 Blog contests and eBooks are part of winning (survival) formula
#14 125×125 banners and AdSense blocks are considered content
#15 Bloggers feel guilty if half a square inch of white space go un-monetized (is that a word?)
#16 You are considered a fool if you are not on self-hosted WordPress
#17 Bloggers are satelites of the Google planet and your PR # has more value than your School Grade
#18 Bloggers are geeks, at least they think so!
#19 Once you become rich and famous, you preach and others listen (and replying to comments is not your job)
#20 Bullet point blogging – An advanced form of microblogging – started only a few minutes back, right here
Please feel free to fill in #21 onwards… Right below this line starts your playground!