2014: Whaleoil by numbers



The pages we lovingly crafted and sent out to be read by an increasing number of readers.



Number of days Whaleoil wasn’t serving pages because of Rawshark and his friends attacking our server and hacking our private data




The minimum number of articles produced every day.  Even on our birthdays, Christmas, Anzac day and days when the whole media, most people in politics, and their social media attack dogs were trying to cause a Whaleoil blackout.



Highest number of comments left by Whaleoil reader motorizer.  Followed by Dave (5596) and Cowgirl (4560).



Our monthly “circulation”/readership , which was independently measured during the election.



Number of actual visits to Whaleoil



Number of unique visitors, as measured by IP number and browser fingerprints



Average number of minutes a reader spends with us per visit.




Total number of 24 hour ‘reading days’ that our readers spent on-line.  This is equivalent to 146.7 years.



Percentage of readers from India



Number of times people have found a page on Whaleoil by using external search engines.



Highest number of clicks that Whaleoil gave another web site:  wikipedia.com.   Other interesting numbers:  9,038: Newstalk ZB, 6,408: Radio Live, 3883: Parliament TV, 2134: Freed , 2119:  Brian Edwards Media



Number of times people found “Whale Oil” by using a search.  There are many ways they also find the blog.

whaleoil 70,469 whale oil beef hooked 21,937 whale oil blog 7,061 whaleoil blog 5,240 whaleoil.co.nz 3,566 www.whaleoil.co.nz 3,315 whaleoil beef hooked 1,936 whaleoilbeefhooked 1,479 whaleoilbeefhooked blog 1,311 cameron slater blog 1,249 whale oil co nz 1,062 cameron slater 1,004 cameron slater nz 973 whale oil beef 826 http://www.whaleoil.co.nz/ 798 whale oil nz website 630 site:whaleoil.co.nz www.whaleoil .co.nz 541 whaleoil blog  new zealand 502



Percentage of searches that Whaleoil delivered a page for where the person was actually searching for the blog itself.  Appoximately 200,000 times.



Highest number of search results for an individual that isn’t Cameron Slater:  Mona Dotcom

via 3 News

via 3 News




Number of incoming site visits from people that clicked a link on Kiwi Blog.

Others:  nominister.blogspot.co.nz 66,235, trademe.co.nz 21,389, nzcity.co.nz 9,725, Reddit 6,907, lindsaymitchell.blogspot.co.nz 6,302, bowalleyroad.blogspot.co.nz 5,825, nzherald.co.nz 4,864



Largest number of page views of  single story.  Remarkably, it was only published last month:  Pimping the Poor – Bludger family attacks Salvation Army



Whaleoil’s position in the blog rankings for each and every month of 2014.  As it was in 2013.  And 2012….


The monthly blog ranking post will follow tomorrow.


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