I was all set to be disappointed before Christian sent me his quarterly report on how the site was doing, since the last report on July 2nd. He kept emailing me during the past week with dire warnings not to get my hopes up, because September had not yet reached the numbers for August. The first things I noticed in his email today were all the smileys and glasses of wine. 🙂 I’ll bet all of you thought that Christian, being of German descent, was a very calm and deliberate person. Well you’re WRONG!! He is a very funny man. Now on to the statistics.
We did well. Okay we did incredibly well!! Oh alright, we are rocking!!! 🙂 To show how much I’m jumping for joy I’m sending all of you a bottle of virtual Absolut vodka, including the hunk. 🙂
I hope that Val takes her pills before she reads this report because she is a nerd just like Christian; last time she tried to bill me for the cost of a keyboard when she spilled her coffee. How cheesy was that? Kidding!! The numbers speak for themselves but I’ll give you a brief rundown:
Our total number of hits for 3 months was 17,088,329 bringing the grand total since we moved the site in the middle of July last year to a staggering 46,461,425. The number of actual visitors increased from 528,287 to 804,065. September was a banner month with 100,000+ visitors!!! This success is all due to the outstanding guest reviewers – Aunt Lynn, Jenre, Kassa, Val, Lily, John, Leslie, TJ, Buda, Stacey and our new movie reviewer, Nathan. I must give special thanks to Tam who always comes up with the funniest naughtiest posts. A huge ‘thank you’ to all of our wonderful contributors, most of whom are authors, and I appreciate very much that they take time out from their writing to post on the site and by doing so help their fellow authors and you, the readers. Of course Christian Otto, our Webmaster, is the one who keeps the site running and he knows how I feel about him.
You bloggers have been incredible and I can’t thank you enough for always logging on and checking out the posts. Now if only I can get you to comment more on the reviews, that would be a great achievement and it would also make the reviewers happy campers. 🙂
I am very pleased that visitors have joined us from the following countries recently: Antarctica, Azerbijan, Iceland, Guernsey, Palestinian Territory, Yemeni, Andorra, Cameroon, St. Pierre and Miquelon, Cayman Islands, Kuwait, Belarus, Maldives, Iceland, Quatar, Benin, St. Kitts and Nevis, to name just a few of the 162 countries from where you access the site. Thank you guys for visiting and I hope that you will return as well as comment from time to time, and if you have any suggestions for improving the site please email me.
Here are the numbers in detail. Isn’t the chart pretty? LOL You can enlarge it by clicking on it.