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Posted at 7:17 pm in Uncategorized

Just for fun, here are the recent traffic statistics for These are given in requests, and my understanding is that a page with multiple pictures will be ranked more highly since each request for the page generates a separate request for each picture. In each case, the most recent data is not accurate since the day, week, or month may not be over yet.

Daily Traffic:

Weekly Traffic:

Monthly Traffic:

For some reason, October was a very good month, and you can certainly see the impact of my three week vacation at the end of July and the start of August.

As to what draws people to the blog? Well, Godaddy's report claims that if a search engine gives query data, they list it in the report. I'm not sure what that means in terms of whether this includes google or yahoo or MSN or what. I particularly like numbers 10, 24 & 29:

Rank Search Query Number of requests
1 columbia closings 463
2 forest 445
4 107
5 gibbes planetarium 81
6 red wing rollerway 74
7 columbiaclosings 50
8 trenholm plaza 44
9 peaches records 39
10 thicket or forest -hair -paint 39
11 thoroughbred 36
12 movies behind the mall 35
13 rosa linda 24
14 waccamaw pottery 22
15 village at sandhills 22
16 hollywood video 21
17 woolco 21
18 20
19 rosas lindas 20
20 bumper cars 18
21 winn dixie 18
22 forest lake 18
23 red wing rollerway augusta ga 17
24 crazy 17
25 olive garden 17
26 columbia mall closing 17
27 columbia closings blog 17
28 we are good sandlappers 16
29 clemson and okra 16
30 circuit city 15
? [not listed: 5417] 7,607

Written by ted on February 12th, 2009

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  1. If you want to get even better stats enroll in google analytics, it's free and it give you an awesome statistics of visitors to your site even broken down by where they're coming from and many other metrics.


    18 Feb 09 at 6:28 pm

  2. Hmm. Thanks, I'll take a look at it some time.


    18 Feb 09 at 6:48 pm

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