How The Converting Curmudgeon did (traffic-wise) in 2010

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how well The Converting Curmugeon Blog did in 2010, and here’s a high-level summary of my overall Blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed nearly 15,000 times in 2010 (both here on WordPress and at That’s about 36 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 134 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 218 pictures uploaded. That’s about four pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was September 21 with 251 views. The most popular post that day was Where the global p-s label market may be in 2014.

Where did readers come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were, WordPress Dashboard,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for converting curmudgeon, dimatix memjet, the converting curmudgeon, rotomec, and kris kringle.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Where the global p-s label market may be in 2014 September 2010


Digital packaging-printing technology mashup at IPEX May 2010


Digital label-making technology mashup at Labelexpo Americas September 2010


Odyssey: The house that digital printing built September 2010


PACK EXPO 2010 Film Fest October 2010

Thanks to all my Blog readers, Twitter followers and Linkedin connections for making The Converting Curmudgeon a huge success in 2010. Stay subscribed, bookmarked and otherwise tuned in for continuing news and commentary on the wide, wide world of converting in 2011.

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