I knew blogging was big in Japan, but I’m still surprised by the language breakdown in David Sifry’s (of Technorati) latest State of the Blogosphere report. In March 2006, 37% of all blog posts were written in Japanese vs. 31% in English. This despite the fact that there are between two and three as many English as Japanese speakers, globally. Here’s the chart:

Via Micropersuasion

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Todd Zeigler
Todd Zeigler serves as the Brick Factory’s chief strategist and oversees the operations of the firm. In his sixteen year career in digital, he has planned and implemented campaigns for clients including the Pickens Plan, International Youth Foundation, Panthera, Edison Electric Institute, and the American Chemistry Council. Todd develops ambitious online advocacy programs, manages crises, implements online marketing strategies, and develops custom applications and software. He is bad at golf though.