2010 in Review

The 2010 Results are In: My First Year of Blogging was Successful!

One nice thing about a WordPress blog is that they give you a report at the end of the year on how your blog did against the competition, on WordPress.  I would like to thank all of my readers for following my bittersweet ramblings, and I promise that 2011 will be more upbeat, and contain more useful information for my readers.  Without further adieu, here are the results for the FlaAuthor.wordpress.com blog.

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:

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Fresher than ever.

Crunchy numbers

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,600 times in 2010. That’s about 4 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 72 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 60 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 17mb. That’s about 1 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was October 2nd with 70 views. The most popular post that day was Can I Write? – Feedback from My Editor.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were facebook.com, twitter.com, linkedin.com, mail.yahoo.com, and kickstarter.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for views from sandhausen, public isolation, public isolation project, internet world map 2010, and internet structure.

Attractions in 2010

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


Can I Write? – Feedback from My Editor October 2010


About the Authors July 2010


Public Isolation Project November 2010


Views from Sandhausen – Proposed book cover September 2010
3 comments and 1 Like on WordPress.com,


Thoughts from an Unemployed Professional November 2010
1 Like on WordPress.com,

These results are very modest, compared to my competition, but have served to introduce Views from Sandhausen: Experiences from a Foreign Service Assignment.  For an author, it is all about building a platform before releasing a book.  Given that half of my income in 2010 was consumed by medical expenditures, and that was WITH great medical coverage, the end of the tunnel is in sight and you can expect more in 2011, afer my finances stabilize.

As I have told you all before, May your year of 2011 be the best ever for all of you (and me)!



One response to “2010 in Review

  1. Not bad considering that I started blogging in July, and tracking the results started in September. Imagine what we can do in a full year! A happy, safe, healthy, and prosperous New Year to all of you!

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