We surveyed 2,100 bloggers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical blogger. Here are the results.
How much intelligence is required as a blogger?
Working as a blogger typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.
Can I learn to become a blogger?
A career as a blogger typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.
Is it easy to get a job as a blogger?
It’s typically difficult to find a job as a blogger.
Do bloggers work full-time or part-time?
19% of bloggers work in full-time roles while 81% work part-time.
Is being a blogger stressful?
Bloggers tend not to find their jobs stressful, which likely contributes positively to career satisfaction.
Is being organized important as a blogger?
Organization is not considered a particuarly important part of being a blogger.
How competitive is the workplace for bloggers?
Bloggers see mild competition in their workplace.
Does being a blogger require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?
Time pressure tends not to be a major contributor of stress for bloggers.
Are bloggers allowed to express themselves creatively?
Creativity is intrinsic to being a blogger, and a highly valuable part of the career.
Do bloggers have control over the direction of their work?
Bloggers have high flexibility in the direction of their work, allowing them a lot of freedom in how they accomplish their goals.
Is being a blogger physically demanding?
Work as a bloggers is not the most physically demanding of careers, falling in the bottom half of all careers.
Are bloggers exposed to a wide variety of work?
While sometimes repetitive, bloggers tend to have opportunities for variety in their work.
Does being a blogger require attention to detail?
Attention to detail isn't necessarily required to be successful as a blogger.
Does being a good blogger require compassion and empathy?
Being compassionate and empathetic is considered helpful to those looking to pursue careers as bloggers.