The Brew Site 2006 Zeitgeist

Just like last year, I’m doing a stats and data wrap-up for the site. I suppose this is mostly interesting only to me, but I like giving an idea of what the site has been doing over the past year.

  • Number of blog entries: 226 (Last year: 222)
  • Approximate total number of words written: 49,059 (Last year: 38,371)
  • Average words per entry: 217.1 (Last year: 172.8)
  • Total visitors (including all the bots, crawlers, RSS readers, and junk): 661,777 (Last year: 236,445)
  • Average visitors per day: 1,813 (Last year: 647)
  • Total real visitors (approximate): 347,972 (Last year: 119,300)
  • Average real visitors per day: 953 (Last year: 326)
  • The most active months were December and October, with 80,434 hits and 77,916 visitors, respectively.
  • Ten most popular blog entries:
    1. Beer Tycoon: 3,988
    2. A-B’s Winter’s Bourbon Cask Ale: 2,601
    3. The Beer Hacker: Best of the cheap beers?: 2,354
    4. Buying beer online: 2,163
    5. Heineken Premium Light: 1,936
    6. The Heineken Premium Light press release: 1,736
    7. Bend Brewing Company’s Poor Richard’s Ale: 1,707
    8. Beer ice cream: 1,685
    9. 50 beers to drink before you die, Part 1: 1,684
    10. Pumpkin beer ruminations: 1,578
  • Total number of non-spam comments: 208 (Last year: 182)
  • Ten most popular search engine queries landing here:
    1. beer tycoon: 2,062
    2. pumpkin ale recipe: 1,191
    3. sam adams utopias: 1,179
    4. valentines ideas: 948
    5. sam adams triple bock: 762
    6. oktoberfest 2006: 757
    7. samuel adams utopias: 650
    8. pumpkin ale: 635
    9. pumpkin beer: 621
    10. simcoe hops: 579
  • Top five search engines:
    1. Google: 47,721
    2. Yahoo: 4,461
    3. MSN: 1,882
    4. AOL Search: 299
    5. AskJeeves: 244
  • Approximate breakdown of browsers and agents of visitor traffic:
    • Internet Explorer: 42.99%
    • Mozilla/Firefox: 28.47%
    • Opera: 0.83%
    • RSS readers/agents: 13.46%
    • Other stuff: 14.25%
  • Total number of bot/crawler hits: 250,063

One Response to The Brew Site 2006 Zeitgeist

  1. Wörtwurst says:

    Damn!!! I’m lucky to get 50 hits a day. Nice job man.