…that in 2009 there were almost 4.0 million mom bloggers taking on the Blogosphere by storm?! And the numbers have only grown!
…that in March 2009 a study conducted by BlogHer found that for women ages 18-77, 72.5% of them were blogging?
…that 79% of women with children ages 18 & under are involved in some sort of social media whether it’s blogging, facebook, twitter, or any other social media platform (or in most of our cases, all of the above?)
…that mom bloggers are 78% more influential than celebrities when selling a product?
…that 18.3 million internet users who are moms read blogs at least once a month?
…for the 20+ million BlogHer Network audience, engaging in reading blogs is their number one regular online activity, above watching TV, visiting Facebook, or reading other traditional media sources such as newspapers or magazines. (Direct quote from Wendy Piersall)
…that only 13% of mom bloggers write about parenting and 9% about family updates. Which shows that 91% of moms are not writing about family updates & 87% of moms aren’t writing about parenting, mom bloggers are writing about topics other than being a mom! (Also from Wendy Piersall)
…that the majority of women who read blogs/write blogs are also participating in a HIGH number of other social media outlets.
…that women bloggers basically rock?! And I’m 100% sure of this one!
Stats, Info & Quotes gathered from these sources:
- The Mommy Blog Phenomenon
- 16 Market Research Facts Proving Social Media Moms’ Influence
- Stephanie Azzorne Talks Brands & Bloggers
- 2009 Women & Social Media Study