I thought some of you might be interested in seeing where my traffic came from in 2011, and which were the most popular posts.
I'll tell you right now though that I won't be divulging actual traffic numbers (though maybe I should have saved that piece of info 'til the end, to improve my "time on site" stats!)
I'll gladly announce that my age is 34, and I would be open to revealing my weight (although I am under the impression that a thin woman sharing her weight is not seen as helpful). I will not, however, tell exactly how much traffic I get, because I don't want to be compared to anyone else! My blog continues to grow in readers (my visits increased 250% from 2010 to 2011), subscribers, Google follower, and Twitter followers, and for someone with a full-time-plus job away from blogging, I have to be satisfied with that.
#1 Google (organic)
#4 Facebook (I'm not even on it, but when celebs link to my momterviews there my traffic shoots up)
#5 Google (referral)
#1 Marci Ien pregnant
#2 Marci Ien
#3 Marci Ien husband
#4 Laurie Gelman
#5 This Mom Loves
Top Giveaways (I won't link to them since they're all closed)
#1 Christmas Extravaganza
#2 Pampered Chef Bar Pan
#3 KitchenAid Food Processor
#4 $50 CSN
#5 BIC Prize Pack
Top Momterviews (links provided in case you want to catch up)
#1 Marci Ien
#2 Sarah Richardson
#3 Laurie Gelman
#4 Jamie Salé
#5 Gail Vaz Oxlade
#6 Cheryl Hickey
#7 Tracy Moore
Top Posts (not Giveaways or Momterviews, links provided)
#1 They Searched What?
#2 Marci Ien Welcomes Baby Number Two
#3 Perfect Parties Theme Five: The Rock Star Party
#4 Wednesday Words From Michael J. Fox (I think when people search images of his family they quite often end up here)
#5 Perfect Parties Theme One: The Polka-Dot Party
#6 New York City Day 2: Live With Regis and Kelly
If other bloggers have done similar traffic posts, feel free to leave the links below. I'd love to check them out!
And on a final note to the several people who have asked me how my posts can be e-mailed out at 9 a.m. when I'm supposed to be teaching: they are preprogrammed!! I usually have my posts set to go on at 8 a.m., and I have my Feedburner settings such that my e-mail subscribers receive them shortly after 9 a.m., when I am diligently working with my students!