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Are Blogs Ready for Prime-Time?

A Blogads survey claims that blog readers are more mature and affluent than expected and more prone to click on ads and buy online.

Divided on so much else, blog readers appear united in their dissatisfaction with conventional media and their rabid love of blogs… more at eMarketer.

Written June 16th, 2004 by | 135 Comments | Filed under: Miscellaneous Blog Tips

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There are 135 Comments so far to “Are Blogs Ready for Prime-Time?”

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