2010 in review

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

Featured image

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

About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed about 43,000 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 120 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 141 posts. There were 23 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 693kb. That’s about 2 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was May 6th with 353 views. The most popular post that day was Probability.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were maths.qmul.ac.uk, gowers.wordpress.com, terrytao.wordpress.com, Google Reader, and qchu.wordpress.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for peter cameron blog, peter cameron, symmetric group, alex bellos, and john nelder.

Attractions in 2010

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


Probability May 2010


Lewis Carroll and algebra December 2009


The symmetric group, 2 May 2010


Combinatorics for the working mathematician February 2010


A fair coin May 2010

About Peter Cameron

I count all the things that need to be counted.
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1 Response to 2010 in review

  1. One of the search engine terms that found my blog yesterday was “is 10,000 hits on a blog good?”

    Coincidentally, yesterday Diamond Geezer reported reaching 2 million hits on his blog in a bit over eight years. (It is a very good blog!)

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