The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and they provided me with this high level summary of its overall blog health (this is their data and words, not mine, but I thought it might be interesting to the regular readers of this blog):
The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Fresher than ever.
The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 16,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping container, your blog would have filled about 4 fully loaded ships.
In 2010, there were 22 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 99 posts. There were 3 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 190kb.
The busiest day of the year was January 6th with 111 views. The most popular post that day was 2010 M&A Forecast.
Where did they come from?
The top referring sites in 2010 were digg.com, arbitrageview.com, bunhill.city.ac.uk, reversemergerblog.com, and facebook.com.
Some visitors came searching, mostly for scott moeller, surviving a merger, intelligent mergers, book cover, and m&a 2011.
Attractions in 2010
These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.
2010 M&A Forecast December 2009
Worst Mergers or Acquisitions of all Time December 2009
About me April 2007
Intelligent M&A Book April 2007
Due Diligence Requirements in M&A Deals June 2010