Rickety: Top Ten Blog Posts of 2009

Weekly visitors graphThere may be one other blogger out there, besides me, who is interested in my top ten posts of 2009. Maybe not. Anyway, here are my top ten from 1 January 2009 to 30 December 2009. Total pageviews, as measured by Google Analytics, are in parentheses.

  1. Home Page (7,814)
  2. United States Total Fertility Rate Increases (3,414)
  3. Bank Rewards Checking (2,518)
  4. Mongolia (1,551)
  5. The Falling Fertility of Europe (1,290)
  6. Past Pictures: 15 Free Dual Screen Wallpapers (957)
  7. Rewards Checking (938)
  8. Build an Arc Welder from Microwave Ovens: Part 2 (924)
  9. Build an Arc Welder from Microwave Ovens (896)
  10. Updated LDS Membership Statistics (871)

In 2009 there were visitors from 142 countries/territories. Mongolia made the top ten because I post weekly about my son’s Mongolian mission.

  1. United States (20,256)
  2. United Kingdom (741)
  3. Canada (698)
  4. India (451)
  5. Australia (309)
  6. Philippines (286)
  7. Germany (264)
  8. Mongolia (255)
  9. France (174)
  10. Poland (156)

Visitors came from all 50 states. I live in Utah and blog about the state so nothing unusual about the number one spot.

  1. Utah (5,547)
  2. California (2,109)
  3. Texas (1,438)
  4. New York (981)
  5. Florida (648)
  6. Washington (608)
  7. Illinois (597)
  8. Pennsylvania (475)
  9. Arizona (465)
  10. Georgia (444)
City visitors to blog

2009 world-wide city visitors to Rickety

I blog about Kaysville, where I live, which explains its number one position as the city with the most visitors. Ulaanbaatar is in there because of my posts about Mongolia. Hill Air Force Base is my employer though I don’t access my blog from work (it’s blocked). Keller is where my daughter lives.

  1. Kaysville, Utah (1,829)
  2. Salt Lake City, Utah (1,133)
  3. Midvale, Utah (544)
  4. New York, New York (478)
  5. Provo, Utah (420)
  6. London, U.K. (269)
  7. Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (253)
  8. Hill Air Force Base, Utah (245)
  9. Keller, Texas (227)
  10. San Francisco, California (198)

Google images is my top referring site because I use so many photographs in my posts. I make the file names descriptive which helps referrals. I send my feed to my Facebook page and I am listed with the Mormon Mission blog. The other non-Google sites are where I have left comments.

  1. Google Images (3,207)
  2. Google (629)
  3. Lazy Man and Money (518)
  4. Site no longer in operation (262)
  5. Wisebread (228)
  6. Google Images Canada (209)
  7. Google Images U.K. (200)
  8. Facebook (159)
  9. Google Images Mongolia (159)
  10. Mormon Mission (157)

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