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August 28, 2015
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This blog recently passed a milestone – over 100,000 hits – so I thought I’d give you a peek at SMBAS Blog World Headquarters history.

Miscellaneous blog tidbits:
First Posting:  3/29/09
Current total posts:  382 – Event announcements are deleted following the event
Total Hits:  100,400
Subscribers – 315:  Email – 268   WordPress Members – 47

All-Time Page Views (did you know we have 19 pages?):
1.  30,855   Home Page
2.  11,874    Los Angeles County Birding Spots 7-page set
3.   2,849    California Bird Festivals
4.   2,809    Bird & Marine Mammal Rescue
5.   1,967     Malibu Lagoon Restoration Project 2012-13 4-page set
6.   1,965     Printable Calendar & Checklist
7.   1,119      Bird Locating – “It’s right there…in the green tree!”
8.     774      Western Snowy Plovers
9.     401      Birding Info. Pages
10.   297      Unusual Birds at Malibu Lagoon

All-Time Top Ten Postings:
1.  3,482     New Hummingbird Species Discovered in L.A. County
2.  1,931     The First Americans of Ballona (3-part series)
3.  1,768    Snowy Plover Likely to be Split from Kentish Plover
4.  1,411     “It’s Right There in the Green Tree!” Getting others onto that bird
5.  1,152    California Bird Festivals 2010-11
6.  1,133     Birders Take Their Lumps with their Splits
7.  1,091     Canyonland Roadrunner Captured on Film
8.  1,070    Full Pink Moon Update for April 15, 2014
9.  1,012     Kestrel Photoshow
10.   754     Western Roof-Owl: Bird of Mystery

Best Day Ever:
4/1/11 – 1,486 hits (April Fool’s Day post on New Hummingbird Species)

Links: Fifty interesting & useful websites – Look to the right > > >

Countries – Hits for 2015 – 70 Countries:
Over 10,000 hits:  USA
100 – 200:  UK, Canada
40 – 60:  Germany, Australia, Taiwan
20 – 39:  Netherlands, France, Sweden, India
10 – 19:  Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Brazil, Euro. Union, Finland, Denmark, Spain, Ukraine, Russia, Singapore
1 – 9:  Sri Lanka, Poland, Thailand, Japan, Czech Republic, UAE, Hong Kong, Norway, Kenya, Senegal, Bulgaria, Maldives, Macedonia, Pakistan, 36 others

Some 2014 Statistics:
Over 25,000 views
463 pictures presented (thanks to you photographers!)
People linked in through: Facebook, Audubon.org, CA.Audubon.org, SMBAS.atspace.com, WordPress
103 countries represented, including far-flung places like Azerbaijan, Burkina Faso, Fiji, Guyana, and Papua New Guinea.

For the Future:
The plan is to decentralize postings: trip leaders writing their own trip reports, program chairs writing their announcements, other chairs writing reports about what they’re up to, and contributions from YOU! our reader.  {Chuck Almdale}

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2 Comments
  1. August 28, 2015 7:25 pm

    Great job. Always interesting!

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  2. janeb permalink
    August 28, 2015 7:13 pm

    You’ve done a terrific job with it Chuck.

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