The numbers are in for 2010!

Since we moved over to WordPress.com in March I have seen a distinct growth in our readership so Narutaki and I thought you might be interested to see how the site has grown as well. As always what is popular on the site still remains a mystery to me and might very well do so for all time. I hope to see more growth on the site and hope that you, our readers, continue to provide us feedback so we can best serve your needs while writing what we want to write with passion and energy.

I had no idea WP did this round-up thing, but I figured why not post it. We’ve seen great growth since moving over to the official WP site and I’m happy to see by their standards we are in a “wow” category, who would have thought! The stat about picture uploads can be ignored since we use our Photobucket for most things. I’m pretty happy to see Gosick as one of the top search terms as well as our own name. Anyhow, just a little post to let our readers see some stats!

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 helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats.

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 86,000 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 195 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 446 posts. There were 58 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 8mb. That’s about 1 picture per week.

The busiest day of the year was October 22nd with 877 views. The most popular post that day was Sins For Father Knox: Umineko vs. Zaregoto.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were stumbleupon.com, twitter.com, animenano.com, Google Reader, and mangablog.net.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for berserk season 2, reverse thieves, fujoshi, gosick, and death note.

Attractions in 2010

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

1

Sins For Father Knox: Umineko vs. Zaregoto September 2010

2

Berserk Season 2, The Revenge of Fetus Baby! April 2010
11 comments

3

Galaxy Express 999: Have Gun–Will Travel September 2010
7 comments

4

September’s Final Denouement: What Lies at the End of the Grand Line? September 2010
3 comments

5

Ongoing Investigations: Case #103 November 2010

2 thoughts on “The numbers are in for 2010!

  1. hoshiko says:

    Those are staggering stats! It’s a job well done.

    I don’t know about others, but for me I like how your articles were written and your insights to the anime you saw and the industry itself.

    • reversethieves says:

      I will admit that StumbleUpon.com is an amazing way to get a good amount of traffic. That is the secret of my success (starring Michael J. Fox).

      Thanks for the flattering words. It is always great to know that someone is reading the blog and getting some amount of insight and enjoyment from it.

      – Hisui

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