Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Page views keep climbing: Thank you!

I've worked on this blog for a little more than a year, but the real beauty of the "work" is that I can do as much or as little as I want to. I've shared regular snapshots of what I like to cook and eat, and how I prepare various dishes for my family or friends. I take photos when I feel inspired and sometimes even get them posted with my recipes.

In the beginning (August 2010), I didn't have any real analytics to follow. I posted recipes and tips when the inspiration struck, or when I made something particularly interesting or photogenic. A year in, I'm excited to see how many regular followers keep coming to this blog. I have many more lurkers than I do posters, but I appreciate the interest. And I'm eager to hear from you, whenever you do post comments.

For the last several months, I've averaged about 100 views per day. Last week, I reached my highest single day of views with 197. And today I noticed that September is likely to be my highest viewed month since I started this blog. Right now there are 3,177 views for the month. That's just behind August 2010, which had 3,282 views. That's a pittance for some websites, I know, but I appreciate everyone who takes the time to check out this blog.

Since there are still a couple of days left in September, I expect it will become my highest-viewed month. To those of you who come to this site, a sincere thank you. I apppreciate your support and I welcome your feedback.

Happy cooking!

5 comments:

  1. Wow! I am 13 page views away from my highest month ever. Many thanks to all of you!

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  2. The record is broken, by nearly 100 views. I'll be looking forward to seeing the monthly total when we official wrap September. Thanks!

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  3. Suzanne, I enjoy coming to your blog, getting fresh perspectives on meals, family life and SW Va. You share a lot of great information and I hope your blog continues to stay successful.
    I appreciate you supporting me as well in my endeavors.
    Best of luck,
    Valerie
    (my view from 1502)

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  4. Valerie: Thank you so much for your kind words! I really enjoy your paintings and your blog. My views are over 3,400 for the month now -- exciting!

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  5. Finished Seotember 2011 wwith 3,446 page views -- highest month ever. Thanks to all!

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