So, how much informing, revealing and embarrassing did we do in 2011? (Our aims are listed here.)
Since then – less than nine months – we’ve had 34,638 unique visitors to this blog.
Meanwhile, our Facebook fan tally has risen to 3,432. (It was 2,784 on April 7th 2011.) Please join us.
Our busiest month was October 2011 when we had 9,206 unique visitors, thanks to our Open Letter to Irish Fans in Barcelona for Andorra v Ireland Euro 2012 Qualifer, which was viewed 2,210 times in October alone, and Dress to Impress Your Robber, Ten Tips, which was viewed 2,185 times that month. In the same month, our visitors read 59,093 articles between them on the site.
Our visitors average over five articles read per visit.
Visitors by country are broken down as follows. 53.4% from Spain, 10.64% from the UK, 8.86% from the US, 6.77% from Ireland, 2.07% from Germany, 1.55% from the Netherlands, 1.44% from Canada and 1.03% from France.
Our most popular referrals were – in this order – from Facebook, Twitter, Mobile Facebook, TypicallySpanish.com, TheJournal.ie, Meneame.net, Spaniaavisen.no, Eksisozluk.com, tripadvisor.com and burbuja.info.
We now feature on Google for keywords such as – in this order – “robbed in barcelona”, “rob in barcelona”, “barcelona crime 2011″, “crime in barcelona 2011″, “robbed in barcelona blog”, “barcelona in figures”, “barcelona crime”, “barcelona robbery”, “barcelona robbed”, “barcelona thieves”, “salvador iborra“, “robbery in barcelona”, “crime barcelona” and “you will be robbed in barcelona”.
After the homepage, the 10 most read articles and pages were:
Dress To Impress Your Robber, Ten Tips: 4,885 readers.
About Us (Category): 3,832 readers.
The 10 Most Violent Thieves of La Rambla Under Arrest: 3,217 readers.
Exclusive, Barcelona Pickpocket Photos Revealed for the First Time: 3,188 readers.
Open Letter to Irish Fans in Barcelona for Andorra v Ireland Euro 2012 Qualifer: 3,105 readers.
Flickr Crime Photos of Barcelona: 2,807 readers.
New Barcelona Scam: Two Door Taxi: 2,657 readers.
Guest Post: A Weekend of Crime in Barcelona: 2,618 readers.
Guest Post: Red Handed, Red Handle: 2,584 readers.
Remarkable Video of Robbery on Barcelona Motorway: 2,554 readers.