Killer Simple Powerful Social Blogs Not a Niche Anymore

 - Jun 15, 2011
References: tumblr & mashable the four year old micro-blog platform now has more blogs than the eight year old Note: does not count the self-hosted open source software that allows blogs to be published. has over 20 million blogs according to their website. This bests by 85,000 blogs.

There has been a rush to embrace this year by individuals, but entertainment and fashion outlets are embracing the microblog too. hosts some of the most trafficked sites on the web: NFL, CNN, and TED as well has a whole host of others.

But blogs have carved out a place as the more social of the blogs. Tumblr has integrated the social media functions making it a combination of websites and Facebook profiles. is the favorite of the single-source microblog creators and the hipsters. is run by a staggering number of people: ten. Staggaring because of the volume of traffic and posts that requires such little intervention. How many blogs have you started?