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Three Months of Blogging

Three Months of Blogging

I’ve now been blogging for exactly three months. During that time I’ve: – Published 47 posts – Had 117 comments – Had 5,296 views – averaging just under 2000 a month. – Gathered 19 regular followers. Just under 80% of my views are from the UK, with the next most popular countries being the US (323), unspecified EU (226), Germany (90), Spain (77) and Australia (51). Viewing patterns vary: my most popular day had close to 200 views and I…

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Blogging Survey Results

Blogging Survey Results

Whilst perhaps less exciting than yesterday’s HEPI / Advance HE Student Academic Experience Survey results, see below the results of my recent blogging survey. Many thanks to all who completed it. Key things I learned included: I have more readers than I thought. On a typical day this site gets 40-50 unique visitors. However, the survey indicated that over half of those completing it visited the site once a week or less. Extrapolating up, I probably have at least 200…

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Blog Feedback Survey

Blog Feedback Survey

Following the first full month of blogging, I wanted to carry out a survey to get feedback on the types of posts that people enjoy reading. Whether you’re a regular or occasional visitor, a commenter or a lurker, I’d be delighted if you’d complete this short survey to let me know what you’d like to see more of. Feel free to share more widely, also, if there are people who you think might enjoy this blog who wouldn’t see it…

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Guest Blogger Programme Announced

Guest Blogger Programme Announced

“I’m pleased to be announcing a guest blogger programme, showcasing interests or achievements of friends and members of the edrith community that are likely to be of interest to the wider readership. Guest blog posts will occur no more than once a month and will be aligned to the overall theme of the blog, including books, games, politics, current affairs and puzzles. I’m delighted to say that the first two posts, coming in June and July, will be: –  By…

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Spread the Word

Spread the Word

I’ve now been blogging for almost a month and am hugely encouraged by the response I’ve received – thank you to you, all of my readers. Substantive posts now regularly get well over 50 views, with total views per month pushing towards 2000. More importantly, I really appreciate the great comments and discussions we’re getting, both on the site itself and on social media, with some really interesting differences in views and perspective. It would be great to build this…

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