poetry dispatch and other notes from the underground | 2010 in review

2 01 2011

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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The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 93,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 4 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 40 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 422 posts. There were 145 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 18mb. That’s about 3 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was June 18th with 491 views. The most popular post that day was josé saramago | death without interruptions.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were caparem.blogspot.com, stumbleupon.com, facebook.com, mail.yahoo.com, and webmail.aol.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for brendan behan, baudelaire, molly bloom’s soliloquy, seagull, and mark leyner.

Attractions in 2010

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


josé saramago | death without interruptions August 2009
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james joyce | molly bloom’s soliloquy June 2008


brendan behan | never at a loss for words March 2008


charles baudelaire | get drunk October 2007


sylvia plath & anne sexton | the art & the artists of self destruction no. 1 May 2009
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One response

4 01 2011
Patt Clark

I am enjoying your blogs. I particularly liked the summation of hits, etc., you just sent. We who love poetry need inspiration and you are inspiring.

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