One year blogging

So apparently today is the one year anniversary of my blog.  It's kind of hard to believe it's been that long in some ways, and in others I can't remember not having it...

According to my blog dashboard:

Blog Stats

There are currently 82 posts and 253 comments, contained within 12 categories.

Spam

Akismet has protected your site from 44,694 spam comments.

I have to say that my personal favourite spam comments are the ones that start with "Sorry :("  Seriously... is someone holding a gun to your head?  Give me a break!

Feeds

According to Feedburner, I currently have 61 people subscribed to my blog via RSS as well.

Just for fun, here's a map from Google that shows where the majority of visitors come from and some other related stats:

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I believe that the visits listed in the stats are unique visitors, not gross visitors.  It's the only way that I can explain that I had over 44,000 spam comments without the visits.  I'm fairly sure, based on the IP addresses in the spam queue, that I don't have people just sit here posting multiple spam comments.  They must return every so often to try again.

So happy birthday to the blog.  🙂

5 thoughts on “One year blogging

  1. Happy Birthday!
    Interesting to see that Sweden is placed in the 9th position. Hm, I wonder who else then me 😉

    Keep up the good work here and it's good to see that You prefer quality then quantity 🙂

    Kind regards,
    Dennis

  2. I am one of the 61 who subscribes via RSS! I enjoy your posts on all topics, and hope you continue!

    Happy B-DAY Blog - Tim

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