Texas Schmexas: 2010 in review

So apparently there are folks at WordPress who keep track of blog statistics and they send out a summary at the end of the year telling you how you’re doing. Isn’t that nice of them? Then they also include a link in the e-mail that says “post this to your blog.” I wasn’t going to, because really, who cares? But then I realized that some of you are techie people and might find it interesting. So if you fall into that category, here you go. (You’re welcome, Dad.)

Happy belated New Year, friends.


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 5,600 times in 2010. That’s about 13 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 120 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 46 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 1mb. That’s about 4 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was May 19th with 120 views. The most popular post that day was Why “Schmexas”?.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were mail.live.com, facebook.com, sz0089.wc.mail.comcast.net, blogger.com, and Google Reader.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for texas schmexas, fair trade underwear, “movies about community”, texas schmexas wordpress, and margaritaville nc.

Attractions in 2010

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


Why “Schmexas”? May 2010


About February 2008


Movies about “Community” May 2010
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Buy More Stuff? Great Idea. November 2010


ReStore-ing Community July 2010

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3 comments on “Texas Schmexas: 2010 in review

  1. Elizabeth's Dad says:

    thanks Liz, like the stats!

  2. Stephen says:

    Wow.. great to hear.

  3. elizabeth says:

    Thanks guys. I particularly like that search engines are directing people to my blog when folks search for “fair trade underwear.” 🙂

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