2011: Blogging Year in Review

General Info:

  • Matter of Cents was born on January 8, 2011!
  • Originally a Blogger blog, we made the move to self-hosted WordPress in May
  • It began as a coupon and deals blog and slowly evolved into a "try to earn and save as much and spend as little as you can" blog.
  • We offer product reviews, giveaways, advertising spots, information on rewards programs, recipes, and more!

Visitor Stats:

  • 78,366 pages were viewed on Matter of Cents (WordPress tracking began in May)
  • October (15,099), December (13,280), and September (12,162) saw the most pageviews
  • December 28 (2,943), October 24 (1,637), and September 16 (1,200+)* had the most pageviews
  • Most visitors came from United States. Canada & The United Kingdom were not far behind.
  • *Exact number unavailable

Top Referring Sites Were:

Favorite Sponsors:

Goals for 2012:

  • Celebrate our 1st Blogoversary (January 6-12)
  • Participate in the Boost Your Budget Pantry Challenge co-hosted by Shopper Strategy (Weekly in January)
  • Weekly feature "Want to Know Wednesday" (Wednesday)
  • Weekly Pinterest Hop co-hosted with Shopping for Savings (Thursday)
  • Bringing back the weekly Foto Friday Photo Hop (Friday)
  • Publish at least one post every day in 2012!

Is there a specific topic you would like to see me cover? Comment below and I will do my best to bring it to you!


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