Afrobloggers Blogging Survey

Afrobloggers Bloggers Survey

We had an interesting survey on twitter when we asked the question if blogging were an expensive hobby….

It was a baited question because we strongly believe (yes, it might be expensive depending on how you get your internet connection) blogging has more potential than just being a hobby…. Blogging is a powerful tool, redefining journalism, politics, culture, health, fitness, fashion, lifestyle, you name it, mainstream media houses will never be the same…… and like any tool there is a right way and wrong way of using it……

We have a few questions we hope you would take the time to answer below; or in a post of your own.

  1. How long have you been running your current blog(s) for?
  2. What is the purpose of your blog?
  3. How many blogs do you follow?
  4. How frequently do you post on your blog and how do you share your posts, to reach an audience?
  5. Do you have any writing rituals? A particular time you write, music you listen to, quirky habits to get in the zone?
  6. Do you have a special time set aside for blogging related activities, or whenever you whenever you get a moment and internet
  7. How often do you check on your blog?
  8. Laptop or phone?
  9.  Do you take the time to read and discover new blogs? How much time do you spend reading other blogs?
  10. How much internet data do you use in a typical day or week. (is it personal, school or work internet? Wifi or mobile data)
  11. Bonus Question: If your blog were a movie which one would it be?

we asked some of these questions on our Creative Wednesday Sessions

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here are some of the answers randomly picked

 

If your blog were a movie which one would it be…….

NOTE: If you participate in this survey on your blog kindly add a link to this post on your blog; so that we can find you.

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