2010 in review – stats and more stats

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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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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 7,700 times in 2010. That’s about 19 full 747s.

 

In 2010, there were 183 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 488 posts. There were 311 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 36mb. That’s about 6 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was November 21st with 119 views. The most popular post that day was Songs and Whispers of the Living Earth.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were networkedblogs.com, facebook.com, WordPress Dashboard, en.wordpress.com, and alphainventions.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for wicked leeks, the last templar, earth day 2010, “big bad slam poet”, and uss ranger fairview oregon.

Attractions in 2010

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

1

Songs and Whispers of the Living Earth November 2010
28 comments

2

Fairview, Oregon selected for Super Carrier Museum July 2010
14 comments

3

Book Review: ‘The Last Templar’ October 2010
2 comments

4

Glacier Centennial: Heavens Peak Fire Lookout April 2010
3 comments

5

Wicked Leeks Site Under Fire for Leaking Leek Recipes December 2010
9 comments

 

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4 responses

    • Thanks, Anne. Until the information showed up this morning in an e-mail, I didn’t know WordPress was keeping a useful and well-presented set of statistics.

      Malcolm

  1. Your stats are so much better than mine … I’m tempted to cheat. Shucks, it’s too late — I’ve already psoted them! LOL! Well done, Malcolm!

    • I think I was lucky, Shelagh. Some of the posts kept getting pulled down over and over in people’s searches. Thank you for your kind words. Happy blogging.

      Malcolm