Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Blog stats for May – “Mt Albert Month”

A definite theme in popular posts here this month, and another steady rise in reader numbers -- which is very good news (as Tom Waits used to say, it would have been kind of lonely if none of you showed up), yet while reader numbers have gone up Alexa and Technorati ratings have gone down.  I’ll leave that as an exercise for readers, and for blog stat compilers who rely on them, to work out what that means.
And I think David Slack might need to work on his manners.  ;^)

NZ Political Blog Ranking for NOT PC in April: 3rd (March: 3rd)
Alexa Ranking, NZ: 2883rd (April: 1821st)
Alexa Ranking, world: 304,831st (April: 280,130th)
Avge. Monday to Friday readership: 1620/day (April: 1582)
Unique visits [from Statcounter]: 45,485 (April: 44,979)
Page impressions [from Statcounter]: 64,617 (April: 63,878)

Top ten posts for May:

Most commented upon posts

Top referring sites
Fark.Com 1479 referrals; Kiwiblog 1192; No Minister 1185;  Libertarianz 535; Facebook 321; Tumeke 227; Cactus Kate 208; Whale Oil 185;  SOLO 155; The Standard 152; Libertarianz.ning 136; Anti Dismal 122;  Home Paddock 132; Lindsay Mitchell 113; Roar Prawn 105; Oswald  Bastable 101
Top searches landing here:
not pc/peter cresswell etc 815; causes of global financial crisis 245; wine flu 148; “david slack” swine 122; broadacre city 116; toxicity of environmentalism george reisman 98;  david knowles artist 76;  nude olympians 68nz libertarian constitution 61; bavinger house 60; john adams 43; beer songs 43; julian pistorius 41; peter rabbit tank killer 37; leighton smith bob carter 36
They're reading NOT PC here:   
MayStatsStill no visit from Sarah Palin?
Top countries/territories (from Google Analytics)
NZ 43%; USA 28%; Australia 4.6%; UK 4.5%; Canada 2.8%; Germany 1.8%; Italy 1.2%; France 1.0%
Top cities
Auckland 22%; Wellington 6.3%; Christchurch 4.0%; Sydney 2.0%; London 1.9%; New York 1.6%; Melbourne 1.0%; Palmerston North 0.9%;  Brisbane 0.9%; Dunedin 0.7%;  Los Angeles 0.6%
Readers' Browsers
Firefox/Flock 47%(45); IE Explorer 38%(38); Safari 9.1%(9.4); Chrome 3.7% (3.3); Opera 1.8%(2.1)
Readers’ OS
Windows 83%;  Mac 14%; Linux 2.2%; iPhone 0.3%
Readers’ Screen Sizes
1024x768 24%; 1280x800 20%; 1280x1024 15%; 1680x1050 12%; 1440x900 11%
Readers' Connection Speeds
Unknown 35%(35); DSL 32%(32); Cable 21% (19); T1 9.1%(10); Dial-up 2.7%(2.2)

Cheers, and thanks to you all for reading, linking to and talking about NOT PC this month,
Peter Cresswell

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