2010 in Review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 88,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 4 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 42 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 200 posts. There were 132 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 128mb. That’s about 3 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was July 1st with 2,049 views. The most popular post that day was Wayside Waifs.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were wordpress.com, search.aol.com, facebook.com, WordPress Dashboard, and shoutsfromtheabyss.wordpress.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for hummingbirds, skin cancer, hunter s thompson, robert plant, and robert plant children.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.

1

Wayside Waifs July 2010
95 comments and 27 Likes on WordPress.com

2

Generation Tattoo September 2008
12 comments

3

Skin Cancer February 2010
8 comments

4

Robert Plant receives Commander of the British Empire Honor July 2009
6 comments

5

A Flock of Hummingbirds August 2008
9 comments and 1 Like on WordPress.com,

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3 Comments

Filed under Internet, Life, Writing

3 responses to “2010 in Review

  1. Ah ha! This is the blog-o-meter I want so badly. If WordPress doesn’t send it to me, I’m going to make my own and the arrow will point to Red Hot! LOL Congrats on all the great (free!) publicity you’ve provided for Wayside Waifs. You’ve done a wonderful job of increasing awareness of their tireless work.

  2. Very impressive numbers. Wow indeed! You have a very readable blog and activity I can only dream about. Well done and I very much look forward to what you put out in 2011!

  3. Congratulations! I’m going to be adding to your stats for 2011! Missed your blog so much during my long sabbatical this year. Hope that some of your red hot wowza fire power blogging rubs off on my own!

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