What started out purely as a generator of traffic for non-pro sites, more recently became a blog portal with dozens of games, competitions, features, podcasts, and a positively exhausting array of “things to do”. It became a bit like a fairground doubling as a circus in the end. Some of the software, like the rocket — a kind of river of blogs — was excellent and well-conceived. But you can have too much fun.
Blogs are about fun but they are also a very good source of information. People are getting used to finding out all about what they are interested in using the available blogs on the given subjects. It is possible to find all sorts of blogs and most of them are actually comprised of a really good and true content. there are people all over the world who put their entire trust into blogs and the information they can find there. So, in a way, it is safe to say that people started depending on blogs for numerous and different reasons.
Blog readers who suffer from some certain health issues and conditions will rely on healthcare blogs to provide them with the useful information about what they need to do in order to feel better. For younger generations, blogs are the source of their education. And with all the advantages that the modern technology is providing us with, the Internet has become the primary media of information where people are going every day in order to find something that might be of some interest to them. Of course, we should not forget the curiosity factor as well. It makes everything possible.
With talk of new personal media technologies set to challenge the lower tier of the blogosphere, maybe the two founders felt it was time to cash in their chips before its main audience of mostly amateur bloggers moved on.
The income stream seems to average around $4000 a month, so was not excessive compared to the enormous effort and creativity the owners put into it. Let’s hope they make more in the parting than they did in the running of it.