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WordPress.com – Tech Thoughts Annual Report

Year end reviews and wrap- ups, bringing us up-to-date on the comings and goings in virtually every area of human endeavor (and then some), seem to pop out of the woodwork every year at this time. Not much of a surprise then, to see WordPress continue to issue an annual Blog summary to all WordPress Bloggers.

Here’s the WordPress summary of what happened on Tech Thoughts this past year. Not entirely accurate but within spitting distance.

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The Blog-Health-o-Meter reads Wow!

Crunchy numbers

About 55,000 tourists visit Liechtenstein every year. This blog was viewed about 1,300,000 times in 2012. If it were Liechtenstein, it would take about 23 years for that many people to see it. Your blog had more visits than a small country in Europe!

In 2012, there were 521 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 3,205 posts.

The busiest day of the year was January 6th with 6,193 views. The most popular post that day was Aldi Bot – Build A Botnet For $15!

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Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views in 2012.

Some of your most popular posts were written before 2012. Your writing has staying power! Consider writing about those topics again.

How did they find you?

The top 4 referring sites (sites from which users came to your site) in 2012 were:

  1. answers.microsoft.com
  2. mail.yahoo.com
  3. Google Reader
  4. puppylinux.org

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Hey WP! What about Australia – the cobbers (Mal, John W., John M., …………. weren’t far behind.   Smile

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A special “Thank You” to:

Delenn13 (Canada)

John Bent (UK)

Hipockets (USA)

Mal (Australia)

Fred (USA)

If you’re a regular reader here, you have my thanks for making this Blog a fun place to write up my thoughts and opinions.

The truth is – the success of Tech Thoughts is due, almost entirely, to the terrific regular readers here (many of whom have become quite good friends), who forgive my foibles and occasional fractious nature. You are a great bunch of people!

And, to WordPress.com – couldn’t do this without you. Thank you.

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Tech Thoughts – 2010 In Review

Year end reviews and wrap- ups, bringing us up to date on the comings and goings in virtually every area of human endeavor, seem to be the thing at the moment. Not much of a surprise then, to see WordPress get into the act by emailing a 2010 Blog summary to all WordPress Bloggers.

Here’s the WordPress version of what happened on Tech Thoughts this past year. Not entirely accurate, but within spitting distance.

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

  • The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 1,300,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 53 days for that many people to see it.
  • In 2010, there were 823 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 2,003 posts.
  • The busiest day of the year was September 14th with 4,557 views. The most popular post that day was Cyber Criminals Know Your “Net” Worth – To the Penny!.

Where did they come from?

  • The top referring sites in 2010 were  Google Reader, mail.yahoo.com, google.com, and stumbleupon.com.

Attractions in 2010

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

1 Cyber Criminals Know Your “Net” Worth – To the Penny! April 2010
2 Download RKill – Free Antimalware Specialty Removal Tool June 2010
3 Ten Beginner Tips for Using Google SketchUp June 2009
4 Your Account Information Has Changed Phishing Attack June 2010
5 EnhanceMySe7en – A Free Windows 7 Tweaking Utility August 2010

Some of your most popular posts were written before 2010. Your writing has staying power! Consider writing about those topics again.

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2010. We look forward to serving you again in 2011! Happy New Year!

If you’re a regular reader here, you have my thanks for making this Blog a fun place to write up my thoughts and opinions.

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