Transparency report (May-August 2017)

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

  • Total views (May-Aug 2017) – 66,660 (Average of 542 views/day)
  • Total visitors (May-Aug 2017) – 43,037
  • Total likes (May-Aug 2017) – 23
  • Total comments (May-Aug 2017) – 43
  • Total shares (May-Aug 2017) – 122
  • Total WordPress followers (end of Aug 2017) – 388
  • Total email followers (end of Aug 2017) – 322
  • Total Twitter followers (end of Aug 2017) – 522
  • Total Blog Facebook page followers (end of Aug 2017) – 326

The ten most viewed posts for the last four months were:

  1. What is the Strengths Perspective? (7629 views)
  2. What is asset-based community-driven development (ABCD)? (6447 views)
  3. Types of community engagement (3855 views)
  4. What is community capacity building? (3438 views)
  5. What are social models of health? (3384 views)
  6. Making parents feel welcome in schools (2779 views)
  7. Seven principles for a strengths-based approach to working with groups (2237 views)
  8. What is the Spectrum of Public Participation? (1848 views)
  9. 10 things I’ve learnt about strengths-based community engagement (1725 views)
  10. Ethics and community engagement (1714 views)

The posts I’ve published since the last report (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

If you find any problems with the blog, (e.g., broken links or typos) I’d love to hear about them. You can either add a comment below or contact me via the Contact page.

About Graeme Stuart

Lecturer (Family Action Centre, Newcastle Uni), blogger (Sustaining Community), environmentalist, Alternatives to Violence Project facilitator, father. Passionate about families, community development, peace, sustainability.
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2 Responses to Transparency report (May-August 2017)

  1. colin hopkirk says:

    Thanks Graeme. Your articles provide me with regular useful-stuff to share across the Engagement Community of Practice I co-ordinate here at Lincolnshire County Council, as well as providing useful touchstones for my own practice. Best wishes

    Colin Hopkirk

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