2010 in Review: My Website’s Performance

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 Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 120,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 5 days for that many people to see it.


In 2010, there were 151 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 270 posts. There were 50 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 19mb. That’s about 4 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was October 1st. The most popular post that day was Nigeria’s 50th Independence Anniversary: October 1, 2010.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were forum.cybereagles.com, nigeriavillagesquare.com, nairaland.com, facebook.com, and en.wordpress.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for nothando dube, best of wikileaks, james ibori, max siollun, and welcome to lagos bbc.

Attractions in 2010

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


Nigeria’s 50th Independence Anniversary: October 1, 2010 September 2010


Nigerian Leaders January 2008


Nigeria’s Great Speeches January 2008


New Cabinet Ministers in Nigeria April 2010


Nigerian History Videos May 2008

One response

  1. I love the topics – they give me lots to think about – be it light and funny or deeper like today. It’s getting me writing – so thank you!

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