Thanks a million
WordPress.com stats Helper Monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.
This blog is 17 months old. I launched it on 28 July 2011.
I had earlier booked the ‘helenang’ domain name in December 2008 but left the site dormant for 2½ years.
Among my favourite images to have appeared in this blog is the one below in ‘Deklarasi Alim-Alim Kuching‘ (a cartoon feature – the dwarf is wearing an Omega on his wrist, btw).
My web traffic has almost trebled from the same period the year before, with a marked spike coming on the heels of my most popular posting to date, i.e. the one on the Pakatan Merdeka Day dove logo.
You can view my blog data by clicking on the 2012 report prepared by the WordPress service provider.
Some visitors land here via the search engines on key words (screenshot above — about 30,000 searches are on ‘helen ang’, ‘helenang’, ‘helen ang blog’ and similar permutations)
Other visitors in 2011 and 2012 were redirected from:
Blogs are so yesterday …
Nowadays everyone is tweeting. (No, I do not have any Twitter account. I’m yesterday, remember? But I’d appreciate your tweeting my shortlinks / tinyurl)
As I’ve mentioned before, two established bloggers helped send traffic my way when I first started. I owe great thanks to Rocky and A Voice.
Also to the FMT editor and the M2Day admin for aggregating my blog.
The top referring sites to mine in 2012 can be viewed @ the annual report with again rockybru.com.my topping the list.
My 2012 top commenters were MiNY (Malaysian in New York), I.D.A., Shamshul Anuar, Joe and Ahmad Ibrahim.
Xie xie to these guys and everyone who participated for making our Comment section highly interactive.
Particular thanks to regular readers melonhead, Ahmad Ibrahim, Calvin Sankaran and anakjamil for coining/introducing our favourite words — DAPster, perpetual hysteria, Dear Leader and Jerusubang.
Also to Calvin, mekyam and goondoo whose input I’ve put up as postings proper.
Christmas millionaire but no shopping
Irony of ironies but my blog crossed the million hits mark on Dec 25.
Yup, of all the 365 days of the year it, had to be on Christmas. Can we say to the evangelistas that their god works in mysterious ways?
The hot-air baboon screaming ‘Racist!’ – another one of my fav images – posting can be read here (8 Oct 2012).
My most debated posting was ‘Politik perang salib DAP‘ on 8 April 2012 with 249 comments.
Among my own personal favourites are:
- The secret thoughts of Our Beloved Chief Minister
- Hosanna! Bersih, so pure, so naked
- More meatballs and less spaghetti, please?
- Republic of Singapore North?
- Hudud: Karpal, don’t get mad, get even
If you like my work, please do tell your friends to visit. Thanks again and Happy New year.