Hey all!

I don’t normally post anything about my blog stats, but I do like to look at them. I hit the insights tab and wow. April has been a month of unexpected surprises and milestones for my blog.


So, for this little blogs, I wanted to share all the love that you guys have given my blog in the past month. In March, I got up to 886 views, and I hoped that for April, I would get at least 1000. Well I did get at least 1000…I didn’t expect to get an extra 3694 on top of Β that. As well as over 2000 likes, almost 1000 comments, and nearly 1500 visitors.

April has been a month of milestones and has also been the month with the most growth of in my blog. My blog is still a baby, at just over two months old, but seeing all the support that you guys have given has made me really proud of my wee corner of the internet.

This month, I got nominated for so many awards which I never expected. I still get nominated now, and I’m so thankful for each one. Even if I’ve already done a post on that specific award, I’m so happy when you guys think of me and nominate me πŸ˜€

I hit 100 followersΒ on April 2. I hitΒ 200 followersΒ on April 14. I recently hitΒ 300 followersΒ on April 23. As I’m writing this post, I have 354 followers. Β That’s amazing and crazy πŸ˜€

On AprilΒ 10, I hit 1000 likes. On April 13, I wrote my 50th post, and at this rate, in a few weeks I will have written 100. On April 15, I hit 1337 likes. An odd number, but thanks for telling me WordPress. On April 20, I hit my best day for likes, I reached 106. On April 27, I beat that record, by getting 123 likes.

I started really putting an effort during April with getting involved with the community here on WordPress. I have always done the Weekly Photo Challenge and have been involved with the Daily Post Word Prompts, Community Pool and First Friday. But during April. I also made an active effort to read every post in my reader, every day. To check out the blogs that you guys have nominated for awards, so that I can find awesome new bloggers and content. I try to reply as soon as possible to your comments, and to like and comment on your own posts as well. I credit this a lot for the growth of my blog.

I also think I’ve gotten better at writing my posts. I have a couple of series going, and I try to keep the content interesting and funny (I hope). I have also gotten better at taking pictures using my phone. I feel like I’ve developed a better eye for what will make a good photo. It does mean I will spend longer standing or sitting in one place with my phone. But I’m always happy with what I’m posting, and that’s the most important thing.

So really, this is a spontaneous bonus blog that I wanted to share. I just kept looking at all the stats and comparing them with where I was a month ago. It’s crazy! I have been having lots of fun with this blog, and I can’t wait to see what will happen during this next month.

On an unrelated note, Rory has kicked me off trying to cook dinner because I cut my finger while cutting the vegetables. I swear I’m normally very careful. I only mention this because I put the band aid on weird and it makes typing a little more complicated.


46 thoughts on “April by the Numbers

  1. Wow that is absolutely amazing! When you get involved in WordPress community and your blog with other peoples blog, you really see a difference in the engagement and growth of your blog.

    Congrats on all your milestones! It can only get better from here!

    Pearl || thepearlylife.wordpress.com

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  2. Yay go you!! That’s mental! I agree on the reader and keeping up to date with other posts. I have found this works for me to!! Also the awards are a great way to find new bloggers!!

    Keep up the good work!! I love stopping by on your blog I do think its good content and funny!!

    Well done xxx

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  3. Ouch, sounds like something I’d do when chopping veggies.
    Huge congrats, you’re doing so well with your blog & I’m really glad I can follow the journey with you. Take some time to celebrate! β™₯

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    1. Thank you Ella! April has been nuts! I really just engage constantly with everyone, and I still find new blogs to read and follow. Everyone in this community has been so sweet πŸ™‚

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  4. These numbers are truly amazing for the time that you’ve been blogging. You are doing amazingly well! I always appreciate how you’ve been there for my blog, adding insight and comments. I’m happy to see your hard work paying off πŸ™‚

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      1. It’s been nice getting to know you. I always clicked on your blog from my notifications window that I only just realized a few days ago I had never actually clicked follow! I was like, How did I not see her post in my reader? Lol. It’s all good now.

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