Another year goes by, another row gets added to my table of nerd stats. The stats for 2016 are up until the time of publishing this (i.e., on the afternoon of Dec 31), because I’m going out for NYE tonight so won’t be sitting around counting up the remaining nerd stats. Except for the # of blog postings – I have included this one plus one more that I’ll post after this for a total of 116 – the exact number of my goal for this year.
|Blog postings||Tweets1||Visits to my blog||Average number of blog visits per day||Busiest day on my blog|
|2008||423||2,227||32,410||93||Sept 26, 2008 (460 views)|
|2009||357||1,815||45,153||126||July 25, 2009 (1,181 views)|
|2010||344||2,302||44,689||122||Feb 9, 2010 (233 views)|
|2011||380||3,625||60,560||166||Oct 10, 2011 (374 views)|
|2012||201||875||63,844||175||Feb 13, 2012 (350 views)|
|2013||213||945||46,665||128||Sept 4, 2013 (721 views)|
|2014||91||910||33,948||93||Mar 7, 2014 (208 views)|
|2015||118||800||34,930||96||Nov 23, 2015 (512 views)|
|2016||116||812||51,549||141||Jan 29, 2016 (13,968 views)|
|% change from 2015||-1.7%||+1.5%||+47.6%||+46.9%||+2,628%|
My amount of blogging and tweeting were pretty much the same as last year, but blog views were substantially above 2015, predominantly due to a record breaking nearly 14,000 blog views on Jan 29. Almost all of those were views of a small posting I did back in 2010 about the fine print on a can of Red Bull. I haven’t the vaguest idea why.
- 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 2017″ posting when you think “how the hell did I figure out how many times I tweeted in a given year??” [↩]