2010 in review

The Rare Book Room blog began in May, 2010.  Here’s a review of how we did for the first 6 months.

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 This blog is doing awesome!.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 3,500 times in 2010. That’s about 8 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 66 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 400 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 866mb. That’s about 1 pictures per day.

The busiest day of the year was October 19th with 62 views.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were buffalolib.org, facebook.com, grogenealogylocalhistory.wordpress.com, and WordPress Dashboard.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for botanical illustration, flowers, botanical prints, william morris, and botanical art.

Attractions in 2010

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


Flowers flowers everywhere… July 2010


Fore-edge Paintings August 2010


About May 2010


What is a rare book and special collections librarian and what do they do?! September 2010
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