Well, 2010 is over; hope it was a good one for you. For those who may be interested, here are a few statistics about this blog from the past year…

Overview stats

  • 201024,887 Feedburner subscribers (plus another 886 e-mail subscribers)
  • 268,975 visits
  • 177,437 unique visitors (64.64% were new visitors)
  • 491,102 pageviews
  • 152,999 Compete traffic rank
  • 153,974 Alexa traffic rank (USA)
  • 393,504 Alexa traffic rank (global)
  • 20 PostRank Education
  • 5 Google PageRank

2010 posts that had the most unique pageviews last year

  1. Tools for school – Digital document annotation on an iPad, iPod Touch, or laptop (5,218)
  2. If we were really serious about educational technology (4,682)
  3. 12 videos to spark educators’ thinking (4,562)
  4. We can’t let educators off the hook (3,097)
  5. Videos - I hate my teacher (2,828)

Earlier posts that had the most unique pageviews last year

  1. Video – Did You Know? 4.0 (8,200)
  2. Don’t teach your kids this stuff. Please? (4,601)
  3. Bolman & Deal frameworks (4,193)
  4. Gone Fischin’ (2,813)
  5. Top 20 TED Talks podcasts for busy school administrators (2,769)

2010 posts that generated the most comments

  1. We can’t let educators off the hook (139)
  2. Should students be allowed to use cell phones on all assignments and assessments? (82)
  3. Educators need learning advocacy, not technology advocacy (72)
  4. If we were really serious about educational technology (64)
  5. Why don’t we care about the Hindu kid? Or the Jewish employee? (62)

2010 posts that were shared the most on Twitter

  1. If we were really serious about educational technology (352)
  2. 12 videos to spark educators’ thinking (316)
  3. Calling all bloggers! – Leadership Day 2010 (249)
  4. We spend 80% of our classroom time on the skills needed for 10% of our jobs (153)
  5. We can’t let educators off the hook (143)

2010 posts that were shared the most on Facebook

  1. If we were really serious about educational technology (222)
  2. We spend 80% of our classroom time on the skills needed for 10% of our jobs (78)
  3. Video - Race to Nowhere trailer (54)
  4. We can’t let educators off the hook (53)
  5. Struggling with your dissertation? and Reclaiming the language [guest post] (50, tie)

Visitors who left the most comments (not including those who didn’t leave their full names)

  1. Mark Hauck
  2. Jerrid Kruse
  3. Carl Anderson
  4. Russ Goerend
  5. Gary Stager

I’m big in… (countries)

  1. United States
  2. Canada
  3. United Kingdom
  4. Australia
  5. India

I’m big in… (cities)

  1. New York
  2. Sydney
  3. Chicago
  4. London
  5. Minneapolis

Top traffic sources

  1. Google / organic (23%)
  2. Direct (22%)
  3. Feedburner (11%)
  4. Google / referral (4%)
  5. Twitter (3%)

Browsers used by visitors

  1. Firefox (35%)
  2. Internet Explorer (31%)
  3. Safari (17%)
  4. Chrome (12%)
  5. Other (5%)

Operating systems used by visitors

  1. Windows
  2. Macintosh
  3. iPhone
  4. iPad
  5. Linux

It was a great year for me on the blog front. Thanks, everyone, for being loyal readers, active commenters, and helpful co-creators and sharers!

[oh, and check out Mind Dump; you might like that too!]