2010: How My Blog Did

So, what brought you to The Blog of Ed in 2010? What brought other people? How many of you were there? And do I owe the Landis’ a royalty check? The fine folks at WordPress – and by “folks” I mean “automated computer people” – sent me this detailed look at The Blog of Ed and I thought it was pretty interesting. Maybe you will, too.

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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About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed about 45,000 times in 2010. If it were the Taj Mahal, it would take about 5 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 192 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 799 posts. There were 151 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 61mb. That’s about 3 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was May 28th with 1,238 views. The most popular post that day was Cynthia Nixon’s “Gay” Marriage.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were facebook.com, mahalo.com, en.wordpress.com, djlandis.blogspot.com, and blogger.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for patrick dempsey, cynthia nixon, cornflakes, corn flakes, and bob saget.

Attractions in 2010

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


Cynthia Nixon’s “Gay” Marriage May 2009


Of Pizza, Milton, and Patrick Dempsey September 2008
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Of Corn Flakes and Stupid People March 2008


The Top 10 Animated Films Ever Made July 2008


Who Asked for More Saget? April 2009

Looking back at this info makes me a little sad… mostly sad about the fact that people are apparently still actively searching online for Bob Saget information. Come on, people, if we keep encouraging him, he’s not going to go away!


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