5 Ways a Blogger is Credible

What makes a blogger credible?

It's 2014, and the Blogosphere is never like before. It's thriving, it's brimming with new and upcoming bloggers. At the same time, veteran bloggers are enjoying the peak of their fame.

Increasingly, Brands are recognizing the power of social media and blogs. Almost every day a blogger is invited to attend a press event, and every week there is a sponsored post published. How do brands know if a blogger they've handpicked is a credible one?

We find out. We've polled bloggers, blog readers and the advertising suits, and here's the top five!

1. A blogger put his or her face forward

2. A blogger's blog traffic is accounted for

3. A blogger has a niche field

4. A blogger has an engaged community