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 2009 ((as measured by WordPress.com on the andrewferguson.net blog)):

  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 2009 ((as measured by AWStats for the entire andrewferguson.net domain)):

  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 2009 ((as measured by Google Analytics for the andrewferguson.net blog)):

  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 2009 ((as measured by Google Analytics for the andrewferguson.net blog)):

  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 2009 ((as measured by Google Analytics for the andrewferguson.net blog)):

  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 2009 ((as measured by Google Analytics for the andrewferguson.net blog)):

  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 2009 ((as measured by WordPress.com on the andrewferguson.net blog)):

  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 2009 ((as measured by Google Analytics for the andrewferguson.net blog)):

Bandwidth: 94.87 GB of data served ((as measured by AWStats for the entire andrewferguson.net domain)) ((traffic viewed, which does not include “traffic generated by robots, worms, or replies with special HTTP status codes.”))

Page views: 192,823 ((as measured by WordPress.com on the andrewferguson.net blog)) or 200,861 ((as measured by Google Analytics for the andrewferguson.net blog)) or 1,300,882 ((as measured by AWStats for the entire andrewferguson.net domain)) ((traffic viewed, which does not include “traffic generated by robots, worms, or replies with special HTTP status codes.”))

Absolute unique visits: 140,168 ((as measured by Google Analytics for the andrewferguson.net blog))

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

Flickr Stats at the end of 2009 ((these are all time total numbers, not yearly totals)):

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

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