Stop Reading This and Get Back to Work!

24 Oct

From AdAge.com:

<< WHAT BLOGS COST AMERICAN BUSINESS

LOS ANGELES — Blog this: U.S. workers in 2005 will waste the equivalent of 551,000 years reading blogs.

About 35 million workers — one in four people in the labor force — visit blogs and on average spend 3.5 hours, or 9%, of the work week engaged with them, according to Advertising Age’s analysis. Time spent in the office on non-work blogs this year will take up the equivalent of 2.3 million jobs. Forget lunch breaks — bloggers essentially take a daily 40-minute blog break. >>

There’s more online if you are registered to read AdAge.com.

No word, however, about how much time workers will “waste” (and I take real issue with that word) writing blogs …

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