Rohit Aggarwal

February 25, 2006

Stats about work related blogging

Filed under: Blogs,Stats — Rohit Aggarwal @ 9:02 pm

Mr. Dave Johnson of Sun points to a survey which says:

Of the employees polled who work for a company with a blogging policy:

  • 62% say the policy prohibits posting any employer-related information
  • 60% say the policy discourages employees from criticizing or making negative comments against the employer
  • 58% say the regulations deal with all blogging regardless of content.

Thanks to him, because these are very relevant stats for my research paper.

Rohit Aggarwal

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2 Comments »

  1. The Online Wall Street Journal reports today (2/27/06) that the Blogging fad has peaked.

    The WSJ article “Blog Epitaphs? Get Me Rewrite! Rumors of Blogs’ Demise Are Exaggerated, But a Lot Less Obsession Would Be Healthy February 27, 2006” highlights that Gallup research indiates;
    “just 9% of Internet users read blogs frequently
    11% do so occasionally
    13% rarely bother
    66% never do
    And “reading blogs” ranked last in a list of 13 common Internet activities, below things like emailing, checking news and weather, and shopping.”

    From the WSJ article, one can suspect that blogging will go the way of the personal web page.

    Comment by Peter — February 27, 2006 @ 5:07 pm | Reply

  2. […] Few days back Mr. Peter posted a comment on my blog about some discouraging statistics on blogging. Those figures were not the kind to support the hype of blogs. Well, I will like to stress that numbers are important but I will say that the type of people who are reading your blog is more important. Ms. Heatherleigh makes this very clear in her above post. […]

    Pingback by Rohit Aggarwal » Blog Archive » Blogging seems to be everywhere — March 3, 2006 @ 11:10 pm | Reply


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