This blog achieved a milestone of sorts yesterday when it clocked up its one millionth page view.
It’s taken a while to get there: the blog was launched in May 2008.
For a long time my readership averaged between 200-300 page views daily, but lately it’s been up around the 500 mark.
On a good day it can get as high as 2000. This usually happens when there’s a link to this blog from a much more popular site such as Kiwiblog or, until its recent demise, Whale Oil.
Who are my readers? I’m not really sure. Most commenters choose to remain anonymous, which is fine with me unless they’re engaging in a personal attack, in which case I want to know who my accusers are.
Speaking of which, I’m very grateful to the people who comment regularly – you know who you are – and take some pride in the fact that the comments, while often trenchant, are always intelligently expressed and don’t descend to the levels of abuse and malice often seen elsewhere in the blogosphere.
Anyway, that’s enough self-aggrandisement. On to the next million …