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The Next Web - Now! on TechnoratiAccording to Technorati there are more than 120 million blogs, up from 100,000 in 2003. Starting a blog is easy but maintaining it is harder. Only 7 million are actively updated at least every 3 months.

“Technorati Authority is the number of blogs linking to a website in the last six months. The higher the number, the more Technorati Authority the blog has.”

As you know this blog is updated every day and 7 days a week since we officially launched on January 7, 2008 and it seems that we are doing a good job because today we entered the ‘top 5000’ of the most authoritative blogs in the world.

We still have a long way to go (our rank is Rank: 4,564 so there are still 4463 in front of us) until we make it to the top 100 blogs. But we can dream, right?

Our ‘authority” at Technorati:
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In the mean time keep sending us tips, placing comments and linking to us and don’t forget to subscribe to our RSS feed if you haven’t yet.

A few more statistics about 32000 unique visitors in the last 30 days spent and average of 2 minutes and 13 seconds per visit on our 558 posts. The most common way of visiting our site is via Google Reader and Netvibes. People came to our blog by searching for “the next web” (137), “htc diamond” (125) “next web” (115) “nico nico douga” (105), “olsen twins” (91), “nextweb” (83) and “something funny” (72).

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