We have been on WordPress for four years and they have been successful, happy years . Our stats this year are positive and encouraging. Before we get to them , please allow us to thank all the good people who support and comment on our blog. We get so much encouragement and it is really nice to have that kind of support online.
Instagram, bottom left, has been a very warm, friendly place for us and we are getting close to 900 followers now. Our things are warmly received and it is heartening. Twitter is Twitter and we are down 4 followers to 58 . Not concerning because there is a lot going on in the world and Twitter isn’t really about textiles and fibre. By contrast, our Facebook page brings us a lot of traffic, people find our blog and some even find the club itself in real life. it has been well worth having our Facebook page to let others know how to find us if they want to.
The blog itself has 344 followers and has had 33 175 hits to date. We have had hundreds more hits this year. For the first year ever we have had more American visitors than Australian ones but the gap has closed considerably over the year and Australian visits are only down by 100 at the point of writing this.
You can see the sorts of things which have been popular – spinning wheels, for sure, this year. It is always interesting to see what brings people to our blog because most of our hits are from search engines now. Quite an achievement.
We have had a good year. We hope to have an even better year next year. Why not?