Posted by meronpan on June 17, 2010
2 years! Well, not a big deal considering my considerable drop off in posts ^^; Read on if you’re into site updates, traffic stats and other such anniversary shenanigans.
Looks like my first year ended at the peak of my traffic… since then I’m been posting less and things have slowed down on the figure acquisition front finally ^^; In some respects it’s been good though since I think I was on track to burn myself out ^^;
Alas I’ve also been less active posting on your guys’ blogs as well… gomen! m(_ _)m I will probably never clear my google reader backlog but for now at least, I won’t stop trying :P
Ever since foo-bar-baz added me to his blogroll and began mentioning my reviews in his posts i started getting a huge surge in traffic from Japan… though the rate of Japanese comments still remains at about 0% ^^;;; Also feel bad that he actually was gracious enough to link to me, only to have my content drop way off ^^;; Ah well. I’d rather post less with purpose than all the time out of habit.
Some obligatory stats, shall we? I am, after all, from a mathematics background.
Year 1 saw an astounding (by my expectations ^^;;) 100k views, and year 2 has upped that by over 50% to almost 165k. However, the way things are going year 3 will be good if I can match year 1 again ^^;;
Total posts now sitting at around 256, with figure reviews at 81… 53 of those reviews were done in year 1 so you can definitely see how my pace has slowed.
Average views per day peaked June 2009 at 794… been declining ever since. Currently hovering around 300 (and falling ^^;).
Now to bore you with some reflections over the past year :P
Let’s see, I purchased my first DSLR, got obsessed with niconico, went to Japan twice (lucky business trip ^^), got into touhou, 1cc’d all touhou shmups on normal except for ufo (so close!), finally got a cell phone with a color screen ^^;, became obsessed with Bad Apple!!, visited singapore for the first time, was sick for an entire month, and made my most expensive figure purchase, ever (though she has yet to arrive, fufufu).
I have a highly addictive personality and lately that’s been directed at StarCraft 2. I was never into competitive StarCraft/Brood War, but something snapped and now I’m really excited about release and becoming a decent player. I blame day.
I’m still watching anime of course… recently finished off asura cryin’ season 1 (yeah, totally late, i know ^^;) and before that canaan & spice & wolf II… working through mnemosyne along with working and angel beats.
…so yeah I actually have plenty to post about but I’ve gotten out of the groove ^^;; Hopefully I can spin that up again without falling into another burn out cycle.
If nothing else, lots of great figures coming up in the following months (supposedly… but we all know how common delays are ^^;) and it’ll be my pleasure to provide plenty of pics. これからも宜しくお願い致します！
Once again, here’s to another year!