Nerd Stats 2013
Here is a quick summary of my blog and Twitter stats for 20131:
|2008||2009||2010||2011||2012||2013||% change from 2012|
|Visits to my blog||32,410||45,153||44,689||60,560||63,844||46,665||-27%|
|Average number of blog visits per day||93.||126
|Busiest day on my blog:||Sept 26, 2008 (460 views)
||July 25, 2009 (1,181 views
||Feb 9, 2010 (233 views)||Oct 10, 2011 (374 views)||Feb 13, 2012 (350 views)
||Sept 4, 2013 (721)3,((Note to self: You get this information from the “annual report” that WordPress.com sends to you.))||+106%|
My blog readership took a big hit this year, but that’s not surprising as my blogging was fairly inconsistent. Case in point: 32% of my blog postings for the year were in the month of December, when I went on this crazy blogging spree to hit my goal of 213 postings. Moreover, blogging is a social activity that requires you to engage with others to build community, and I’ve not done much to do that, so my blog readership is generally people that I already know (or who already know my blog) and continue to follow along. Given that I’m done classes now (boy, I’ve been saying that a lot lately, haven’t I?), I expect to blog more consistently – and engage with others more – in 2014, so we’ll see if there’s any merit to this hypothesis.
Also, if you are interested, you can also check out my blogging annual report from WordPress.
- To see previous years’ nerd stats postings, click the year in the table. [↩]
- note to self: You started Tweeting in 2008, so you get these totals by simple subtraction, not by some fancy pants program or anything. I hope this helps you when you write your “Nerd Stats 2014″ posting when you think “how the hell did I figure out how many times I tweeted in a given year??” [↩]
- Thanks to my blog posting “Why You Should Always Proofread“, with Cath posted in a comment on another blog. [↩]