Photograph: Magnus

A summary of 2010

2010 has been a great year for chwisgi.com. Lots of new visits, members and new content. Here is a summary of what has happened during 2010.

Comparing 2010 & 2009

Visits during 2010 compared to 2009
Visits 2010 compared to 2009 (click for a larger image)

During 2010 chwsigi.com had 18,245 visits. They visit 40,636 pages which is about 2.23 pages per visit. The visits stayed for 2.09 minutes in average and the bounce rate where 66%. Compared to 2009 the site had 115% more visits, 150% more pageviews, 16% more pages per visit, 14% better bounce rate and 80% better average  time on site. Great stuff!

Top countries

The site had lots of visits from all around the world. Great to see that the whisky interest is not just, UK, US, Sweden and Japan. Top countries for 2010 is;

1. United States (21.96%)
2. United Kingdom (18.21%)
3. Sweden (14.78%)
4. Germany (6.69%)
5. Canada (3.94%)
6. Netherlands (3.25%)
7. Belgium (2.61%)
8. France (2.60%)
9. Taiwan (1.99%)
10. Denmark (1.69%)

Hello world
Visits from around the world (click for a larger image)

Sources

As expected, most users comes from search engines as my site has mostly long tail traffic.

Sources
Most users comes from search engines, more users start to come directly (goodie!)

From Referring sites, top sites where (thanks for the traffic);

1. forum.whiskyforum.se
2. twitter.com
3. facebook.com
4. whiskynotes.be
5. derwhisky.de
6. whiskywhiskywhisky.com
7. glasgowswhisky.com
8. winesandspirits.se
9. drwhisky.blogspot.com
10. canadianwhisky.org
11. guidscotchdrink.com
12. blog.thewhiskyexchange.com
13. whiskyinfo.se

Top searches

Users who came from search engines searched for lots of Japanese whisky, but also some of the new releases, top searches where;

1. karuizawa 1968
2. hakushu distillery
3. chwisgi
4. karuizawa 1975
5. whisky news
6. whisky lover
7. abhainn dearg distillery
8. whisky
9. ardbeg rollercoaster
10. glendronach octarine
11. karuizawa cask 4592
12. clynelish 14 review
13. smws 116.12
14. karuizawa 1977
15. highland park saint magnus
16. chwisgi.com
17. tullamore dew black 43
18. springbank madeira single cask 1997
19. ardbeg supernova 2010
20. laphroaig 1960
21. noh whisky
22. karuizawa cask 6955
23. caol ila 25 review
24. warenghem distillery
25. glen elgin distillery

Top content

Top content for 2010 where lots of Japanese content but also some of my interviews and some distilleries.

1. Startpage
2. /register/
3. /single-malt/
4. /single-malt/karuizawa-1968-bot-2010-cask-no-6955/
5. /members/jenswedin/
6. /members/
7. /single-malt/karuizawa-1977-bot-2010-cask-no-4592/
8. /distillery/hakushu-distillery/
9. /news/
10. /?distillery=Karuizawa
11. /distillery/black-white-scotch-whisky/
12. /?bottler=Karuizawa
13. /about-contact/
14. /distillery/box-distillery/
15. /distillery/glenmorangie-distillery/
16. /distillery/abhainn-dearg-distillery/
17. /news/aberlour-‘spiorad-na-feis’-limited-edition-available-at-single-malts-direct-scotch-whisky-news/
18. /blog/interview-mark-connelly/
19. /activity/
20. /blended/
21 /distillery/
22. /blog/interview-with-jorg-bechtold/

So to summarize 2010, it’s been a good year. Hopefully 2011 will be even better with more traffic, more members and more activity.


January 15th, 2011

Nice!

Im very glad to see the interest in Japanese whisky growing more and more! Hope it stays that way and that I can speed up the support for Jens on that part!

Hope there will be lots of new faces here!

Dont forget if it is anything you wanna know or ask we are eager to help!

Lets have a great year Jens!

Filip

January 12th, 2011

Great stuff! You’re on a roll. Best of luck in 2011!

I hope you get to visit San Francisco in the future. I have a dram (or three) waiting for you. :-)

January 12th, 2011

Way to go Jens!

i hope 2011 will be even better for the entire whisky blogosphere and you of course!

pleasure meeting you this year as well, and doing ‘business’ together.

Gal.