If you haven't seen the article and infographic on The Life Cycle of a Blog Post in Wired magazine, I'd encourage to click on over there and play with the graphic shown above. (You will be able to zoom in on various parts...unlike here.) The big blue fountain pen tip on the left is the blogger...and the white forms with paper heads on the right are the readers. In between, the internet is doing a lot of behind the scenes work to connect the two. Go have a look at the secret life of the www.