Wednesday, December 31, 2008

I've had a good run

This has been a good year for my blog. Thanks to everyone who has spent time here.

I'm approaching 155,000 unique visitors and have registered more than 245,000 page views since I installed a site counter two years ago.

For those who follow me on, I've been ranked in the Top 5 Most Influential Bloggers list for 52 consecutive weeks. No other blogger can claim that accomplishment. That also means I was ranked in the Top 10 and Top 20 for 52 consecutive weeks.

I reached the No. 1 spot on the BlogNetNews Most Influential Pennsylvania Blogger list 23 times in 2008. I held the No. 2 spot in 12 other weeks, so being ranked No. 1 or No. 2 for 35 weeks isn't bad.

I also had a stretch in June-July where I held the No. 1 spot for five consecutive weeks (another record).

Twice in 2008 I had two blogs (TONY PHYRILLAS and THE CENTRIST) in the Top 5 in the same week, something no other blogger has accomplished.

Maybe I should quit while I'm ahead.


Anonymous said...

Tony, congratulations, and best wishes for an equally terrific 2009 (the subtext of which is: don't quit).

Anonymous said...

That's because you are a conservative! If you were a liberal like Al Franken, nobody would want to listen to you. That's why Franken wants to be a politician instead of a talk show host. It doesn't matter if one fails as a Democrat politician.

Keith R. Stamm said...

Tony,congratulations,and best wishes to you for 2009

Bill Shaw said...

Happy New Year and continued success in 2009 (lord knows we'll all have fodder for amazing blog posts this coming year!)


Maggie Thornton said...

Tony, congratulations! What a wonderful way to move into 2009. I really love your Don't let the shoe hit you! graphic.

Happy, happy new year.

Maggie @ Maggie's Notebook