a tale of a few cities

2010 in review

Posted in stats by petercombe on January 2, 2011

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 78,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 3 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 280 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 780 posts.

The busiest day of the year was March 29th with 2,942 views. The most popular post that day was just my cuppa tea.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were artfagcity.com, twitter.com/ebertchicago, huffingtonpost.com, facebook.comblog.berkeleyrep.orghyperallergic.com/5944 and en.wordpress.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for l’edizione di 3, somerset house, anish kapoor, maurizio cattelan, peter combe art, john baldessari, and paint chip art.

Attractions in 2010

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


just my cuppa tea March 2010


Iran’s Ahmadinejad Prepares for Avatar Premier February 2010


8½, Altered Subtitles February 2010


Rush Limbaugh’s Penthouse For Sale – What About The Art? March 2010


The Goude, The Bad and The Awesome March 2010

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  1. Sheena said, on January 3, 2011 at 6:38 am

    Congrats Peter! I am happy to see that I am only one of thousands! who enjoy your site. Very inspirational.

    • stylembe said, on January 3, 2011 at 6:42 am

      Thanks Sheena!

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