Everyone knows that the Internet is serious business. Many are starting to understand that blogging is now serious business as well. Professional bloggers have an average of 3.5 blogs each and work over 10 hours a week on blogging, something that most would equate with (gulp) work.
The reality is that blogging is a business and as a result has its own economy. This graphic by Grasshopper Group depicts the economy surrounding blogging and breaks down the ins and outs of it as a profession.