The Thoughtcat blog – 2010 in review

The following arrived in my inbox this morning from WordPress, with an option to post the report to the blog. My comments are inline in italics 🙂

The stats helper monkeys at 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 This blog is doing awesome!. [thank god!]

Crunchy numbers

Featured image

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 3,800 times in 2010. That’s about 9 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 27 new posts [I think that must include some archive stuff?], growing the total archive of this blog to 202 posts. There were 18 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 2mb. That’s about 2 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was February 28th with 42 views [bigtime, boys, bigtime!]. The most popular post that day was Riddley Walker DVDs are no moar!. [was that really 2010? seems so long ago…]

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for pluto, evil cat, riddley walker, evil cats, and coffee jokes. [lol!]

Attractions in 2010

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


Riddley Walker DVDs are no moar! May 2009


Links June 2009


No wonder my son is confused about Pluto April 2010


Cats in the news April 2006


Spreading the word of Russell Hoban again on 4th February January 2010


[Interesting that the numbering style didn’t make the transition very well, but I was impressed by the email and the fact that the email text addressed me as “you” whereas the blog post is in the third person – nicely thought-out by WordPress I think.]

One thought on “The Thoughtcat blog – 2010 in review

  1. I’m never sure what constitutes health in a website these days, especially when so many of us use readers that enable us to browse without visiting. Just my farthingworth. Happy New Year!

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