Showing posts with label Writers of Wrongs. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Writers of Wrongs. Show all posts

31 October 2019

Thank you for another record-setting month

The Writers of Wrongs site set surprising new records in the month of October, and there are still some hours left before the month is complete. 


For the first time since our small crime history site was launched three years ago, its unique pageviews daily average figure climbed to more than one thousand per day, according to site hosting service Blogger.com. The daily average during October 2019 is just over 1,140 and still growing. This is an improvement of more than 32 percent over the old record. The previous high for average daily pageviews was 862, generated during the month of July, 2019.

The total unique pageviews for October stands at this moment at 35,378, according to Blogger, and is likely to cross 36,000 by end of month. [Nov. 1, 2019, Update: The final figure for October was 37,334, making the daily average 1,204.] The monthly figure had never before exceeded 26,729 - that record was set during this past summer.

So far this year, The Writers of Wrongs has added forty-two articles to bring the total available on the site to 229. The most-read articles in the month of October 2019 were:
  1. "Anastasia delayed, did not escape death in 'chair,'" by Thomas Hunt.
  2. "The assassination of Sam Giannola," by Daniel Waugh.
  3. "Wealthy Los Angeles-area Mafia leader vanishes," by Thomas Hunt.
  4. "3 things you probably didn't know about Lucky Luciano," by Christian Cipollini. (This is the site's all-time most-viewed article.)
  5. "Michigan mobster Joe Tocco succumbs," by Thomas Hunt.
Over the course of the past three years, the site's pages have been visited more than half a million times. At this moment, the total figure stands at 571,436.

While more than half of the pageviews (56 percent) have been generated within the United States, the site has also been supported by other countries around the world. The top visiting countries have been Russia (22,000 pageviews), Israel (20,000), Ukraine (17,000), United Kingdom (11,000), Germany (11,000), China (9,000), United Arab Emirates (9,000), France (6,000), Poland (4,000), Canada (4,000), Brazil (3,000).

Thank you, readers, for supporting this project and for expressing through visits your interest in and approval of the work we do here.

(All figures were acquired through site host Blogger - based on Google algorithms - with the site manager's visits not counted in the totals.)

31 August 2018

August 2018 sets new pageview record

The Writers of Wrongs blog crossed a couple of significant milestones in the month of August 2018:

  • The site's total pageviews flew past the 250,000 mark. It is 254,133 as this post is being written. You may recall that the 200,000 plateau was reached in early June
  • The monthly pageview figure topped 20,000 for the first time ever. The 20,000 mark was passed this morning, with most of a day still left in the month. At this moment, the figure stands at 20,492. The previous monthly best figure was 19,961 from March 2018. (The blog was launched in October 2016.)

Thank you all for your continued interest in and support of our work. 

02 June 2018

200,000 pageviews

The Writers of Wrongs blog recently notched its 200,000th pageview!

(Actually, as I composed this post, we went up over 201,000.)

When the blog began near the end of October, 2016, we did not imagine that it would be so well received. Frankly, it took awhile for us to get on a "roll." There were only about 200 pageviews in that first month. There was, of course, very little to read on the blog at that point. We had 10 times as many PVs in our second month, but that was still a modest total.

It took until about a year ago, May 2017, before we saw a month with a 10,000 PV total. We have had excellent visitor numbers since then, and we are now averaging more than 10,500 PVs per month overall. During the first five pages of the 2018 calendar, the blog has averaged more than 14,500 monthly PVs (over 480 per day).

There's plenty more to read on the site these days. By the end of May, there were 148 posts by seven different writers.

The Writers of Wrongs audience is global. While more than half of our visitors are United States residents, we also see large numbers of visitors from Ukraine, Russia, Israel, France, England, Poland, Brazil, Germany, Canada and other countries.

On behalf of all the contributors to the blog, I want to thank you readers for your interest in and support of our work. I also want to encourage you to keep returning to The Writers of Wrongs. We have many more interesting crime history stories to share with you.

31 December 2016

A solid start, better things ahead

The Writers of Wrongs website opened for business this past Oct. 22. As 2016 draws to a close, we take a moment to reflect on the early stages of this joint project of crime history authors.

Three authors are currently posting to the blog. Several other authors are preparing to participate.

Site "analytics" reveal a total of 5,741 pageviews, divided among the 30 posts published during the 70-day history of the site. The site has averaged a new post every 2.3 days. The average post receives just over 191 reader-visits. Statistics show the number of site visitors is dramatically increasing.

Links to individual blog posts have made their way to Facebook, Twitter and Google+, as well as CosaNostraNews and DeadGangster websites.


Through its first 70 days, the Writers of Wrongs blog received visitors from eleven different countries. About 76% of visitors were U.S. residents. Nine percent were from the United Kingdom. The countries of Germany, Canada and France contributed a combined ten percent. The site also had visitors from Australia (1.3%), Ireland (1.2%), Russia (0.7%), Netherlands (0.6%), China and Italy.

Our most popular single post to date was "Behind the Mug: Lucky Luciano's 1931 Arrest," by Christian Cipollini. That post has been viewed 595 times since it was published just two days ago.

Our most-visited post to date
We thank our readers for their support. We wish you all the best in 2017 and promise that you will find many interesting items on the blog during the year ahead.