2010 in review

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Below is what WordPress.com had to say about my blog for 2010.  I admit I see no rhyme or reason to which posts are more popular than others, and I wonder whether it’s the writing or just the topic that seems to make for a successful post. Thankfully, I don’t have to depend on this for a living, because obviously I still have a lot to learn.

Still, I certainly appreciate your readership!

My personal favourite is Persons, Dolphins, and Margaret Somerville which I posted in March 2010, but I would encourage you to check out some of my other, not-so-popular posts – I think they’re pretty good too:

And if you read anything you like, please click the post’s like button to let me know.

Happy 2011!
Fil Salustri

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:

Crunchy numbers

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The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 17,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping container, your blog would have filled about 4 fully loaded ships.

In 2010, there were 38 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 103 posts. There were 46 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 3mb. That’s about 4 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was April 1st with 262 views. The most popular post that day was Balancing Need and Technology.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were deseng.ryerson.ca, cden.ryerson.ca, markforster.net, answers.oreilly.com, and foswiki.org.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for dolphins, iphone pim, pim iphone, pim for iphone, and best pim for iphone.

Attractions in 2010

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


Balancing Need and Technology March 2010


A new iPhone PIM on the block – and it’s good! June 2009


ToDo or ToodleDo, that is the question March 2009


Persons, Dolphins, and Margaret Somerville March 2010


Why I chose Pageflakes over Netvibes August 2009


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