2010 was blogtastic

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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About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed about 52,000 times in 2010. If it were the Taj Mahal, it would take about 6 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 205 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 713 posts. There were 184 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 27mb. That’s about 4 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was December 17th with 2,238 views. The most popular post that day was The American Master: Khalid Khannouchi’s Second Last Chance.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were letsrun.com, networkedblogs.com, trackandfieldnews.com, runawayfastjaymee.blogspot.com, and Google Reader.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for baby chipmunks, races like a girl, saucony kinvara review, raceslikeagirl, and girl chipmunks.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010. The fascination with baby chipmunks continued.

1

The American Master: Khalid Khannouchi’s Second Last Chance December 2010
14 comments and 2 Likes on WordPress.com

2

Khannouchis to split as couple, remain intact as coach and athlete December 2010
5 comments

3

A few minutes with Leo Manzano October 2010
11 comments

4

Chipmunks galore May 2008
3 comments

5

About October 2008

As of this morning I’m less than 1,500 page views away from hitting 100,000.

2 Responses

  1. Congrats on a blogtastic year! I hope the trend continues into 2011!

  2. […] of certain blogs. Some people write good shit and lots of people read it, and wordpress will back that up. (And definitely read that piece on Khannouchi. One of the best pieces of running journalism […]

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