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Contemplating my Statistics

10 Oct

I’m finding myself more and more fascinated by the Last 7 Days statistics that WordPress supplies each blogger.

This week has seen some interesting traffic on my blog.  The post with the most readers this week was “NCIS in Australia” https://margysmusings.wordpress.com/2013/10/03/ncis-in-australia/  Referencing NCIS seems to draw a lot of readers in.  Shows just how popular the show still is.

My book review posts have got a lot of traffic.  This is good.  I do like to know that what I have read is of interest to people.  It encourages me to do more book review posts.

Interestingly, some of my much older blog posts have been read this week.  https://margysmusings.wordpress.com/2013/04/08/a-skirt-full-of-hedgehogs/ (8th April) and https://margysmusings.wordpress.com/2013/04/01/the-private-life-of-sherlock-holmes/ (1st April) both got several readings this week.

It is so hard sometimes to know what to blog about that will hold people’s attention.  I am not a niche blogger writing on just one subject, so by definition I will have a smallish readership, because the book people won’t find my occasional style blog interesting, and the style people won’t find my personal reminiscences interesting.  But if I tried to limit myself to one subject I would get bored very quickly.  You’d find me either shooting smiley faces on the wall, or in a corner wearing one of those pretty jackets with wrap around sleeves. I’m pretty sure it’s damn near impossible to type wearing one of those jackets… unless you use your nose to type.

Please, if there is something I write that you really enjoy, then do let me know.  Every piece of feedback helps me know that my blog is reaching out and entertaining, because that was all I really wanted from this endeavour in the first place.

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