2010 blog review – apparently we’re “on fire”…

Got this 2010 summary of my blog stats in my inbox this morning and my first reaction was:  “Really??”  And here I’ve been mentally beating myself up all year for not blogging more (2010 was a record low number of postings for me)…  But, i’m bright enough to know that these stats aren’t due to my efforts but to you folks – my lovely readers –  who visit both this blog and my Etsy store regularly even though there’s been nothing much happening in either of those places during the last year. 

Sooo… first, if there’s anything you’d like to see more of on this blog, then please let me know in the comments and second, allow me take this time to say:

Thank You!

Finally, here’s that summary of the 2010 stats email I received from the WordPress folks:

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 This blog is on fire!.

Crunchy numbers

Featured image

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 10,000 times in 2010. That’s about 24 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 6 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 125 posts. There were 14 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 3mb. That’s about a picture per month.

The busiest day of the year was January 7th with 218 views. The most popular post that day was My Glass Beads.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were europeanbling.com, facebook.com, ottawaglassbeadartists.com, artistsincanada.com, and lampworketc.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for goddess beads, sheba makeda, annealing glass beads, lampworking supplies canada, and annealing beads.

Attractions in 2010

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


My Glass Beads October 2007


Lampwork Supply Sources for Canadians November 2007


Glass Class 101: Annealing & Glass Beads January 2008


Tales from the Torch: More pregnant goddesses July 2008


My Studio October 2007


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