For my #Fitbloggin presentation on branding, I asked healthy living bloggers to take part in an anonymous survey, powered by my sponsor friends at SurveyMonkey (disc). Nearly 400 people responded and the information shared here is part of an ongoing series called “Bloggers in Depth.” The results are available for download here and I invite you to do analysis on your own blog!
In the last Bloggers in Depth posts, we looked at “Who We Are,” “What We Do,” “What We Make,” “Knowing Our Numbers” and “Tech Talk.” Today, we look at the various goodies that we use for photos, videos and more!
We’re picture-taking fools, we bloggers. 97% of us have a still camera, whether a point-and-shoot, a fancy DSLR or otherwise.
And those pictures make it into a lot of posts. 32% say you always include photos, with an additional 35% reporting that they almost always include photos.
A majority of us have video cameras as well, although not as many as still cameras (56%). Note: We asked people to not include point-and-shoot or other cameras that are primarily still photography tools, even if they have built-in video capabilities.
But videos are still pretty uncommon in posts. 51% say they never use videos in posts, with almost 30% saying they almost never use video in posts.
And guess what? Smartphones are popular among our crowd! 75% of you own one, although only 44% of you say you read blogs from a mobile device.
In the next installment, I’ll take a look at the different social media outlets we use, and how often we use them!
How do you stack up against these numbers? Are you a “typical” blogger or unique, according to these demographics? How can you work with what makes you fit in and what helps you stand out?