Transparency report (January-April 2017)

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At the start of the year, I decided to start preparing transparency reports. While I don’t make any money from the blog, I like the idea of sharing information about the blog that might be of interest to other bloggers.

  • Total views (Jan-Apr 2017) – 61,233 (Average of 510 views/day)
  • Total visitors (Jan-Apr 2017) – 41,117
  • Total likes (Jan-Apr 2017) – 33
  • Total comments (Jan-Apr 2017) – 39
  • Total shares (Jan-Apr 2017) – 374
  • Total WordPress followers (end of Apr 2017) – 370
  • Total email followers – 294
  • Total Twitter followers – 489
  • Total Blog Facebook page followers – 250

My top ten posts for the first four months of the year were:

  1. What is the Strengths Perspective? (10,492 views)
  2. What is asset-based community-driven development (ABCD)? (4996 views)
  3. What is community capacity building? (3396 views)
  4. What are social models of health? (3150 views)
  5. Types of community engagement (3026 views)
  6. What is the Spectrum of Public Participation? (2889 views)
  7. Making parents feel welcome in schools (2757 views)
  8. 10 things I’ve learnt about strengths-based community engagement (1558 views)
  9. Ethics and community engagement (1535 views)
  10. 10 ways to reduce your consumption (1493 views)

April was a very busy month for me at work so I didn’t publish any new posts. The posts I’ve published so far this year (with the number of views they’ve received) are:

If you liked this post please follow my blog, and you might like to look at:

  1. Transparency report (2016)
  2. Blogging as an academic
  3. Why I blog
  4. Sustaining Community blog – 2015
  5. About me
  6. 7 principles guiding my work

About Graeme Stuart

Lecturer (Family Action Centre, Newcastle Uni), blogger (Sustaining Community), Alternatives to Violence Project facilitator, environmentalist, father. Passionate about families, community development, peace, sustainability.
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