For those of you new to the phenomenon, my website is what is known in internet parlance as a web log, or blog for short. It is hosted through the company Typepad and makes internet publishing extremely easy. So easy in fact, that it has created a revolution of online content. Millions of lay people are publishing on the web about everything under the sun. The following from Smartmobs describes the scope of the phenomenon.
Technorati’s State of the Blogosphere: Still Growing Explosively:
Technorati’s David Sifry blogs on the State of the Blogosphere.
Technorati is now tracking over 7.8 million weblogs, and 937 million links. That’s just about double the number of weblogs tracked in October 2004. In fact, the blogosphere is doubling in size about once every 5 months. It has already done so at this pace four times, which means that in the last 20 months, the blogosphere has increased in size by over 16 times.