1,000 Posts!

9 Jan

Imagine my surprise when I took a quick mental break from work and saw a notification that my post last Tuesday accounted for my 1,000th post! I’m so blessed that you are here following my rantings 1,000 posts in. I wanted to take a minute to share with you what it took for me to get to this point. I didn’t get here overnight by any means. This will probably be a lot like my birthday posts. I do love those.

I started my blog in September, 2013. That means that I’ve had the blog for approximately 1,585 days. That means I post 63% of the time so I’m posting almost 2 out of ever 3 days! I didn’t realize I had so much to say.

I have 133,729 views (as of typing this) meaning each of my posts has been seen an average of 133.729 times (yay math). Now, that’s completely skewed because a WWW Wednesday post will get around 110 views and that’s really high for one of my pages! However, my homepage averages 140 a day alone now and it was below 70 the first year I had this blog. Oh averages.

I have 1,230 followers plus an additional 28 email followers. I see that as each post attracted over one person to follow my blog! Not a bad statistic, but definitely not one I had for a long time on this blog. In fact, I didn’t hit 1,000 followers until May 2017, not too long ago!

You all are so amazing for following me and I’m so blessed to have dedicated readers who (for some reason) care what I have to say about books. You mean the world to me and thank you so much for sticking around for 1,000 posts. Here’s to many, many thousands more.

Until next time, write on.

You can follow me on Goodreads, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. I’m available via email at SamAStevensWriter@gmail.com. And as always, feel free to leave a comment!

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14 Responses to “1,000 Posts!”

  1. Emily @ Reaching While Rooted January 9, 2018 at 10:44 AM #

    Congratulations! I too love nerding our over stats. Way to go reaching such a big milestone!

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    • Sam January 9, 2018 at 11:37 AM #

      Thank you! I always forget how long Iโ€™ve been blogging. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Charlie @ Girl of 1000 Wonders January 9, 2018 at 2:55 PM #

    Congrats! I started my blog in January 2013. I am working on a big surprise for Saturday’s bloversary. I love and also hate looking at stats. I compare myself to others SO much and it’s hard not to. Read on!

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    • Sam January 9, 2018 at 3:49 PM #

      Happy bloversary! Mine is in August but every year I forget and am surprised when WordPress reminds me haha. Happy reading!

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  3. Ryan January 9, 2018 at 6:38 PM #

    Congratulations! ๐Ÿ˜€

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    • Sam January 9, 2018 at 7:10 PM #

      Thanks! I never would have thought Iโ€™d blog for this long. Happy reading!

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  4. Hunida January 10, 2018 at 2:11 AM #

    Congrats!! ๐Ÿ˜€

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  5. Aislynn d'Merricksson January 10, 2018 at 2:55 PM #

    Congrats!! That’s awesome!

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    • Sam January 10, 2018 at 6:28 PM #

      Thank you! It’s a milestone I never saw coming and now so I’m glad I’ve reached it. Happy reading!

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  6. Jackie January 11, 2018 at 3:56 PM #

    I like your blog. It feels well organized and it’s perrrrrty ๐Ÿ™‚ Have a great blogging week! Until next time!

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    • Sam January 11, 2018 at 4:10 PM #

      Thank you! I try to keep everything so itโ€™s easy to find. Happy reading!

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  7. kds407 January 31, 2018 at 3:56 PM #

    Good for you! Happy that you reached that milestone! I myself wish I hit that mark someday and beyond, especially since I’ve been having problems with maintaining consistency. But who knows! Someone every now and then will hit that point somehow!

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    • Sam January 31, 2018 at 6:02 PM #

      Very true. It was a long journey to get there and I’m looking forward to the next 1000. Happy reading!

      Liked by 1 person

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