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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

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The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 22,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping container, your blog would have filled about 5 fully loaded ships.

In 2010, there was 1 new post, growing the total archive of this blog to 84 posts.

The busiest day of the year was February 16th with 299 views. The most popular post that day was Egg Free Dairy Free Pancakes.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were mustfollowrecipes.blogspot.com, flickr.com, organizedwisdom.comand search.aol.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for egg free pancakes, food allergies, egg replacer, puffy eyes, and barbie cake.

Attractions in 2010

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

1

Egg Free Dairy Free Pancakes March 2006
28 comments

2

Food Allergies February 2006
50 comments

3

Food Allergy Recipes February 2006
23 comments

4

Shopping for Dairy and Egg Free Food September 2006
4 comments

5

Egg Free Dairy Free Doughnuts (Donuts) May 2006
10 comments

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10,000

Today I passed 10,000 hits on my blog!! With my highest day of 152.

Certainly an improvement from the days of my whining blog about not getting any hits 🙂

And 366 SPAM comments!


Kylie’s Blog in German

How cool is this?

My blog translated to German!!


Blog visits!

Magic! I had the most visits to my blog in one day yesterday!! After complaining about no-one coming, the avalanche hit. I don't know why though??? I'm still not getting many search engine hits, although there has been a slight improvement…..

Still no one is interested in completing my survey 😦


The Frustrated Blogger

Since establishing my blog a couple of months ago, I had been consistently getting 5-10 search engine hits per day – mostly people searching for egg free and dairy free recipes. Then suddenly, for no apparent reason, they have stopped, and so has my traffic.

Now, whilst I am not trying to get traffic to my blog for commercial gain, it's a warm and comforting thought that I can reach people who also have kids with allergies, and that other people are reading some of my crap and I'm not just writing it for my own entertainment.

How do I get the search engine's to see me again?

Any suggestions would be much appreciated…..

That is – if anyone reads this entry….


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