February 3, 2013

Blog Post #3700

Blogging Since 2005
Hello, I'm still here! So many bloggers have stopped adding new posts, and I suspect many of them have switched to Facebook or Twitter. I like Facebook too, but I keep posting on Blogspot because it is easy to find via search engines and is great for sharing with a large audience.

Most of my new visitors come via a Google search, a lesser number arrive via other search engines, a few come through City Daily Photo, and a handful via other blogs, particularly the splendid photo blog Fotodienorascio Parastese.

The most frequent search terms that brought readers over the past month covered a wide range of topics:
  1. Frampton Plantation [SC]
  2. Fort Mulligan in Petersburg WV 
  3. Native birds in Virginia 
  4. Colonial whitesmith 
  5. Zoo animals 
  6. Castle in Timberville 
  7. Images of grist mill in McConnell's State Park [PA]
  8. Tea allergy
It's interesting to me that so few of these are related to the most frequent themes of this blog, the Shenandoah Valley and Virginia history. Anyway, I want to thank you for reading this and let me give a BIG thank you to those who take the time to leave comments!


  1. Well, happy blogiversary! :) 3700 is quite a lot of posts!

    Thanks for the visit, today, too! :)

  2. 2005! awesome! congrats on 3700 and many more to go. :)

  3. Wow. I'm not even halfway through your number. That's quite an achievement—congratulations!

    I also prefer Blogger for my public blogs. I have a Facebook account, of course, but that's for RL family and friends. When I study my stats, I feel like I'm keeping an educational blog—for some reason, my blog is up there in the search results when students are researching various Philippine topics. Travel destinations and restaurants are a close second and third. ;)

  4. It is true some bloggers have been seduced by FB and Pinterest. I still prefer to blog but I must admit not as often as I used to. Not enough time in the day for all my interests. Thanks for calling in.

  5. Keep on blogging! I enjoy skimming through my favourite blogs, getting to see what's going on in other parts of the world :)

  6. Congrats on the huge number of posts! I think it's interesting that you are taking a minute to track where your visits come from and what posts drew them in. I think I get the most response from my meme participation. I am making wonderful blogger friends.

  7. Wow, that's a lot of blog posts! I'm impressed!

  8. Congratulations on 3700 posts. I see that #3701 is posted above.


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