2010 – State of the Blog

The kind folks at WordPress.com put together this little summary of the blog in 2010.  Thanks to my ten regular readers, and all those strangers found the blog looking for rims (1,198 people), album covers (622 people), the Dearlove family (180 people), orchestra salaries (127 people), “e.s.p. (extra sexual persuasion)” (7 people), and “shit” (4 people).

Dearlove.ca in 2010

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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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 7,800 times in 2010. That’s about 19 full 747s.


In 2010, there were 59 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 402 posts. There were 95 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 44mb. That’s about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was August 6th with 104 views. The most popular post that day was Farewell, Drum Major Peet.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were facebook.com, kelly-in-vancouver.blogspot.com, stumbleupon.com, Google Reader, and reddit.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for rims, great album covers, texas rims, 84s rims, and album covers.

Attractions in 2010

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


Farewell, Drum Major Peet August 2010


You Don’t Mess with Texas February 2009


Queen of Album Covers April 2008


A Little Dearlove History May 2007


My Kona Zing June 2010

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