Wow, so that was 2019! That was a decade! What have we learned in that time?
a) Politicians still lie
b) The dating world is still a mess
c) I’m still incapable of getting through a coffee without spilling its contents everywhere
d) Through consumption of c. 50 gallons of coffee and tea at the start of the decade, I not only like, but have developed a mild addiction to hot caffeinated drinks.
While my blog has only been going for five years (sor-ry for living in the dark all that time), I thought it would be a great time for a little 2019 quiz on the MHAM stats! Yayyyy! (Look, I’m working to a £0 budget here.)
My Housemate’s a Mermaid – the 2019 Quiz
- How many blog views (i.e. clicks on the homepage, pages and individual posts) did MHAM have in the year 2019? (To the nearest 500.)
- How many comments did the blog receive?
- Which five individual blog posts obtained the most views? (Nb this excludes views on the homepage and page tabs.)
- How many countries, globally, did viewers come from?
- Of the top ten countries for views, name three from the latter half (i.e. poled between 6th – 10th)?
- Name five African countries that accessed the blog in 2019.
Those are you questions. Ready? (Stop giving me that look.)
Your time starts…now!
Ooh I feel as excited as an East German portraying Russian culture in the 1970s!
(Just me then?)
Rightyo, let’s do this.
Question 1) How many views did the blog get in 2019?
Answer – 11, 332 (put into context, that’s 31.04 views a day!)
Question 2) How many comments did the blog receive?
Answer – 6
Question 3) – Which five individual blog posts obtained the most views? (Nb this excludes views on the homepage and page tabs)
Answer – In order…
The Cat’s Guide to Christmas – 248 views
While You’re Here – 166 views (I’ll discount this as it’s a self promotion piece)
Question 4) How many countries, globally, did blog viewers come from?
Answer – 84 (including six views from an area referred to only as ‘European Union’)
Question 5) Name the five countries who ranked 5th – 10th in the view list
Answer – In order… Finland, Ireland, Netherlands, Canada, Spain
Question 6) Name five African countries who viewed the blog in 2019
Answer – Any of the below:
- South Africa
- Papua New Guinea
- Sierra Leone
Now wasn’t that fun? Here’s to the year and decade ahead! While I’ve written this blog post I’ve successfully managed to uncork my first wine bottle. Depending on who you are, this is either the greatest human triumph of the decade (so far) or something that makes you worried for the future state of what ‘success’ looks like in the years to come. Either way, I have wine, so…
Here’s to the roaring twenties, version 2.0