Saturday, December 20, 2008

10,000? Who Would Have Thought?


Dec 20 2008 2:38:49 am Miami, Florida makes it an even 10,000 visitors.

Who knew?

Rewind to June 4, 2008 when I added the Sitemeter tracking device to my template. And "Within hours I noticed that my traffic had doubled. That's right, a 100% increase. I had two. And they were both me."

And in the time since then I've watched the curve steepen as the hits reached 1000, 2500, 5000 doubling every couple of months. I can't touch the uberbloggers that are hitting the 10k mark every month. But to go from virtually nobody to 10,000 somebodies in just a tick over six months?

"Fireworks at the NC State Fair"
Raleigh, NC - October 2008 (Click to embiggen)

I am astonished. I am humbled. And I couldn't have done it without you. Or at least I wouldn't have wanted to. Because it's the readers that keep bloggers blogging.

So yeah... thanks for this. It's better than any award.
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6 comments:

kenju said...

Congratulations!! It's no wonder to me - your photos are great!

Connie said...

Wow, that is a lot. I only get maybe 70, I think the most has been 200. I think it is because you take nice pictures. I like them. Congratulations.

tarheelrambler said...

Congratulations on the major milestone. I'm approaching 2500 comments, and I'm thrilled about that! I'm thrilled so many visitors have been able to appreciate your photography.

Dianne said...

photograph it and they will come ...

bravo buddy!

Maureen Hayes said...

Congratulations!! You get the hits because you take great photos and you can write to boot! You deserve it, so enjoy it.

Happy Holidays!

Daryl said...

Its really all about Tonka's eyes ...

:-Daryl