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2010 The blog in review (thanks readers)

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its 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 apparently hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed over  8,000 times in 2010. That’s nearly 20 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 45 new posts, growing the total archive of to 54 posts.

The busiest day of the year was November 9th with 170 views. The most popular post that day was When good people leave.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were linkedin.com, wordpress.com,the law society gazette’s website, law.com, and the careerist, which largely corresponds to the web discussions on which I am most active.

Many visitors from search engines came after searching for intelligent challenge, the curse of knowledge, intelligent-challenge.info, intelligentchallenge, and oliver drennan (Oliver Drennan, if you’re reading this, your invoice for advertising is in the mail!).

Attractions in 2010

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


When good people leave November 2010


About Intelligent Challenge November 2009


Expand your mind October 2010


Your training was useless. Discuss. August 2010


The insidious side of hourly rate billing November 2010

So finally, a big thank you to (1) all my readers – I appreciate each and every one of you; and (2) WordPress for creating an awesome platform!

Watch for the first “proper” post of 2011 in the next couple of days.