I got this greeting from WordPress.com just minutes ago.
Good customer service WordPress.com!
Our family and friends in Timaru, Auckland, New Zealand, and Philippines are so happy reading the article, “Pastor’s blog becomes ad for South Canterbury” published on the The Timaru Herald 17 January 2013 edition.
Kin and friends from US, Europe, Australia and other places of the world whom we have constant contact through Facebook, ‘shared’ and ‘liked’ the article.
Thank you dear Lord God for your wonderful creation in South Canterbury, which inspire us not only to write about it but to always sing “How Great Thou Art“. Above all these awesome wonders is the humanity whom you created and redeemed through your son, Jesus Christ.
It was one of the Editor’s pick and became the most popular viewed article of the day. As of writing, the article had garnered 105 Facebook ‘Like’ and Tweeted 15 times.
Our post “Reasons for Beautiful Living in South Canterbury” got 81 visits; 73 of which came through the Timaru Herald website.
At 6:30 morning, Timaru Herald tweeted: “South Canterbury now international news, thanks to blog by Timaru pastor.”
Through Google analytics and other similar software, website managers could track website visits (or online traffic) as to source and located and other data.
You might wonder how the article “Pastor’s blog becomes ad for South Canterbury” appeared on the printed ‘The Timaru Herald’.
See the photo below:
It’s so amazing how events could lead to having From Worry To Glory appear on the page of The Timaru Herald. Wow, I could just smile in gratefulness.
The Timaru Herald is one big daily newspaper circulated in the New Zealand districts of Timaru, South Canterbury and Otago.
Please CLICK on the image below to read the article.
Thank you ‘The Timaru Herald’ and Megan Miller!
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 15,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 3 Film Festivals.
In 2012, there were 49 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 68 posts. There were 154 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 75 MB. That’s about 3 pictures per week.