Mr Monkey has been evaluating the site’s stats for December and it seems that the popularity of Mr Monkey’s Blog knows no bounds.
In just 5 months Mr Monkey’s Blog has established itself as South Tyneside’s Premier Blog and is rapidly becoming the only place people turn to for information about the local political scene, the council, the Gazette and for all the gossip, rumours and tit bits about some of the individuals involved.
On December the 14th Mr Monkey bared all when he published a screen-grab of his stats page CLICK HERE.
Graham Rigg aka The Fat Mackem Hobbit Curly – the man behind South Tyneside’s longest established blog (it’s been around about 4 years) – The Shire Curly’s Corner Shop was forced to eat his own words – rememberthe “half a dozen hits per day” which he later changed to “around 100 hits per day” comments he made about Mr Monkey’s Blog?
This is what he had to say,
“For a blogger to attract so many visits in such a short period of time is indeed incredible and worthy of congratulations, even more so since the content is mainly of a local nature”.
“One might imagine that visitors are looking at more than one page per visit, perhaps two or three, does this mean page views of more than 100000 per month? This rivals even the Shields Gazette”.
“Curly congratulates you on your undoubted success”.
On 23rd DecemberMr Monkey provided readers with this update CLICK HERE
Mr Monkey has decided to publish an up to date screen grab which includes December and demonstrates how popular Mr Monkey’s Blog has become.
Total hits for December 2008 – 31,958
Highest number of hits in a day – 2,151 (13th December)
Highest number of hits in a single week – 10,312 (week 51)
The dip in the graph on the right hand side represents hits for January 2009 which currently stands at 5,907.
With figures like this Mr Monkey might take a leaf out of The Fat Mackem Hobbit’s book by placing a bit of advertising on his site – it’s got to be worth a few bob.