For the few who may be interested, here’s a short post with some of my website stats for 2018.
- In 2018, my website had over one million page views: 1,083,916 page views to be precise.
- The most viewed article overall was a Spanish translation entitled, Mujeres de la Biblia con autoridad espiritual (“Bible Women with Spiritual Authority”). It received 66,842 views in 2018.
- The most viewed English article was 7 things you may not know about the King James Bible. This article is always popular and it received 41,155 views in 2018.
- The most viewed article written and posted in 2018 was Deuteronomy 22:28-29 and Marrying your Rapist. The disturbing and controversial subject perhaps added to its popularity and the post has received 6356 views so far.
- This year, sixteen Portuguese translations of my articles were added to the website. I’m thankful for the careful translation work of Orlando Paulo Correia Reimão. The most popular Portuguese article has been Quem foi a senhora eleita de 2 João? (“Who was the Chosen Lady in 2 John?”) with 2409 page views.
I felt at the beginning of 2018 that my website might have peaked in terms of (1) the quantity and quality of posts and (2) the number of people visiting the site. But I managed to post 25 new blog posts and the numbers of visitors and of page views continue to grow. For example, in each of the months of October, November and December, my website received over 100,000 page views. This is more than in previous months this year.
Because of the increasing numbers of visitors, it’s been a challenge to respond to the many comments and questions people leave in response to my articles. I even closed comments on my website for a short while because it got to be too much, but that didn’t stop the comments coming through other avenues. (I have no idea how people with very successful websites manage.) But I do learn from some of the comments readers leave, and I appreciate that.
The reach of my website on the world wide web continues to amaze me. Most people that visit my website come from America: 345,307 in 2018. But when it comes to cities, I consistently have more visitors from Lagos, Nigeria, than from any other city in the world: 16,000 in 2018. And that is gratifying. Also, most of my visitors are between the ages of 25-34 and, according to Google, 59% of them are male.
My hope is that the message of mutuality, equality and unity between the sexes will reach the places and communities that need it most. And I hope you’ll continue the journey with me in 2019—on Facebook, Twitter, or as a subscriber—as I continue to explore the biblical theology of Christian egalitarianism, and more.
Happy New Year!
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Screenshots of visitors by country and by city taken from Google Analytics.