Ovewr at Performancing a new infographic about search engines has been released by the Infographiclabs team. After the detailed Google History graphic we recently published, this new infographic takes a look a the different search engines there have been in the last 20 years. A trip down memory lane for everyone who’s been online longer than 5 years now. You can view the complete infographic at Performancing.
One of the biggest questions about the internet since several years is ‘How big is the blogosphere’ or How many blogs are there?. While the answer to the last question almost impossible to count is, BlogPulse currently tracks almost 150 million websites, identified as blogs.
We wanted to know more and decided to analyse more data, such as how much revenue is generated from blogs and what are the key demographics for the blogging publishers. We also were interested in the languages used online and their spread. The result of all this can be found in our State of The Blogosphere infographic.
The average earnings made by blogs are a ten fold of the investment made to sites with most hobbyists surprisingly missing out on any earnings, but investing an incredible $1,500 in their blogs. In these economic challenging times for many, maybe it’s time to reconsider mortgages and loans and get some solid advice from the folks at Credit Loan. After all blogging is not a cheap task it seems and part timers invest even more in their blogging habits, more than $10,000, with rather low profit.
One of the hottest startups right now is, without a doubt, Zynga. Hot not because of all the features and its sudden rise in popularity, but ‘hot’ because the company led by CEO Mark Pincus has a real business plan and is estimated to earn more than $1million per day already.
Even though it had been the subject of a crude attack by Michael Arrington, Zynga continued to grow and Mark Pincus was voted CEO of The Year 2009 by Michael Arrington’s organised Crunchies. Needless to say, Zynga has continued to grow and now counts even more games than before. We sat down and analysed the company, its platform and timeline, as well as Zynga’s revenue.
Many thanks to the team of Infographiclabs who created this graphic for us.
Ever since its launch in 1998, the company founded by Sergey Brin and Larry Page, has continued to grow and always expanded more and more. Today when thinking of Google it isn’t just a search engine anymore but also one of the biggest advertising platform world wide (the biggest?), a software distributor and a mobile phone manufacturer. Google is rumoured to venture even further and recently announced Google TV, an operating system for television sets. Only yesterday the company announced that it is positioning itself better in the VOIP and telephony space as well. Nobody knows when the company will stop to acquire and expand its services.
The Blog Herald team had a look at the history and timeline of Google and all this info was compiled in an infographic.
Thanks to the team of Infographiclabs who created this infographic for us.
Just like with Twitter the numbers are rather interesting: did you know that Facebook is more widespread in the United Kingdom than in the USA? Did you know that there is one Facebook applications for every 900 members and that there are almost twice as many developers as applications?
Huge thanks to Infographiclabs for this graphic.
Search Engine Optimisation is by many considered necessary, others say that it’s all about the content and other will even go as far as to call SEO a way to trick out Google. The truth is that it’s a mi9x of all these elements and then some: great content is required to receive links and go viral on social media networks, ‘SEO tricks’ will improve how your site ranks. The team of BloggingPro sat down and created the ultimate basic guide to SEO, in the form of an infographic.
View the complete graphic over at BloggingPro
Our friends at DailyBits had a look at the popularity of daily deals sites and how these sites are structured, how they function. The result was a great infographic which we show an excerpt off here.
You can view the complete infographic, with an analysis of the most popular newcomers in 2010, here at Daily Bits: The Visual Bible to Daily Deals Sites, What They Are and How They Work.
Ever since Twitter’s public appearance at SXSW in March 2007 numbers have been dragged left and right and Twitter has always been compared to the Facebook numbers. There never seems to be an end to the numbers coming from Twitter: members, traffic or Tweets per Second (TPS).
Here at The Blog Herald we wondered How did Twitter grow that much? and Where do those Tweets come from?
The results are rather surprising and we learned that the top three tweeting cities in the US (Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco) averagely tweet less in one minute than when basketball fans and football/soccer fans go crazy and start updating the world in 140 characters maximum. Click the graphic for larger view.