2009 Year End Zeitgeist

It’s that time of year again! I’ve collected the data, crunched the numbers, and have now published the data for Andrew Ferguson dot NET 2009. As always, these stats mean practically nothing. They are fun (and at time, amusing) to look at, that’s it. Enjoy and Happy New Year!

Top ten search terms for 20091:

  1. countdown timer (0)
  2. how to tie a tie (+6)
  3. andrew ferguson (-1)
  4. blockquote cite (0)
  5. mafalda comics (NR)
  6. ben towne (NR)
  7. countdown timers (NR)
  8. 30 day notice (NR)
  9. mafalda (-2)
  10. svn tagging (NR)

Top ten web crawlers for 20092:

  1. MSNBot (0)
  2. Yahoo Slurp (0)
  3. Goooglebot (0)
  4. Ask (0)
  5. Voila (NR)
  6. Alexia (-1)
  7. The Web Archive (0)
  8. Voyager (NR)
  9. Scooter (NR)
  10. WebCollage (NR)

Top ten referring web crawlers for 20093:

  1. Google (0)
  2. Yahoo! (+1)
  3. Bing (NR)
  4. MSN (0)
  5. Windows Live (-3)
  6. AOL (0)
  7. Search (NR)
  8. Ask (-1)
  9. Altavista (0)
  10. Baidu (0)

Top ten referring sites for 20094:

  1. images.google.com
  2. office.microsoft.com
  3. wordpress.org
  4. codex.wordpress.org
  5. facebook.com
  6. google.com
  7. images.google.ca
  8. mu.wordpress.org
  9. twitter.com
  10. plasticdreams.org

Top six operating systems for 20095:

  1. Windows XP
  2. Windows Vista
  3. Mac OS X – Leopard
  4. Mac OS X – Snow Leopard
  5. Windows 7
  6. Mac OS X – Tiger

Top eight Internet browsers for 20096:

  1. Internet Explorer 7
  2. Firefox 3.0
  3. Internet Explorer 8
  4. Firefox 3.5
  5. Internet Explorer 6
  6. Safari
  7. Chrome
  8. Opera

Top ten posts for 20097:

  1. Transfer Contacts from/to Microsoft Outlook (0)
  2. Adding User Photo to WordPress User Profile (0)
  3. Using add_meta_box() (NR)
  4. How to Tie a Tie (+3)
  5. The Hunt for Toda Mafalda (+5)
  6. The Finer Points of Configuring Your Airport Express and Error 10057 (NR)
  7. How to Give a 30 Day Notice (NR)
  8. Stevie Starr: The Regurgitator (-5)
  9. Automating SVN Tagging (NR)
  10. phPo Translator – Online PO Translator (NR)

Page Views for 20098:

Bandwidth: 94.87 GB of data served910

Page views: 192,82311 or 200,86112 or 1,300,8821314

Absolute unique visits: 140,16815

Posts: 271
Comments by me: 141
Comments not by me: 344

Flickr Stats at the end of 200916:

Photos: 13,126
Videos: 78

Tagged: 9,776
Not tagged: 3,428

Geotagged: 7,266
Not Geotagged: 5,938

Other:
Emails sent: 943+

Music interests:

For comparison, see:
2008 Year End Zeitgeist


  1. as measured by WordPress.com on the andrewferguson.net blog 

  2. as measured by AWStats for the entire andrewferguson.net domain 

  3. as measured by Google Analytics for the andrewferguson.net blog 

  4. as measured by Google Analytics for the andrewferguson.net blog 

  5. as measured by Google Analytics for the andrewferguson.net blog 

  6. as measured by Google Analytics for the andrewferguson.net blog 

  7. as measured by WordPress.com on the andrewferguson.net blog 

  8. as measured by Google Analytics for the andrewferguson.net blog 

  9. as measured by AWStats for the entire andrewferguson.net domain 

  10. traffic viewed, which does not include “traffic generated by robots, worms, or replies with special HTTP status codes.” 

  11. as measured by WordPress.com on the andrewferguson.net blog 

  12. as measured by Google Analytics for the andrewferguson.net blog 

  13. as measured by AWStats for the entire andrewferguson.net domain 

  14. traffic viewed, which does not include “traffic generated by robots, worms, or replies with special HTTP status codes.” 

  15. as measured by Google Analytics for the andrewferguson.net blog 

  16. these are all time total numbers, not yearly totals 

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