It’s my blog’s birthday!
::cue the confetti and balloons falling from the ceiling::
Over on the giveaway page, I’m spilling the winners of all the giveaways.
If you entered, you may want to go check that out.
Ok back to this birthday. Or “blogoversary” as it’s called on the interwebs.
I told you my blog’s birth story yesterday.
I am celebrating what Sluiter Nation has accomplished in five years.
Sluiter Nation has…
been on 2 blogging platforms (blogger and now wordpress).
3,563 twitter followers.
5 live pages you can visit (see the tabs at the top).
19 categories…which is probably about 14 too many. oh well.
undergone 3 professional design makeovers.
1,347 different tags. I go crazy with tags. allegedly.
a population of 4…double what it had when it was born.
started (and suspended) 1 weekly meme.
over 50% of it’s traffic from referral sites like facebook, twitter, and other blogs.
a lovely 8 sponsors helping pay the bloggy bills.
a whopping 53 Sluiter Nation Recruits.
780 awesome “fans”.
been part of 2 ad networks, but is currently only with 1.
had 35 visits from Malaysia this month (thank you, Alison!)
10 posts in draft form.
gone through 3 laptops.
14,230 comments (at time of drafting this post).
over 500 subscribers (are you one?)
been here for me when I need to process my feelings, unload my fears, and celebrate my joys.
Thank you for your part in the past 5 years.
Even if this is your first visit.
To show my thanks, one of you will win this:
only entries recorded in the rafflecopter widget will be eligible to win.
Giveaway closes Monday, July 9 at midnight est. and will be announced Monday at 9am est.
US and Canada residents only are eligible to win.
But know that I wish I could send you all my “mug”. He he.
I have wrote a post about summer on a budget for Borderless News and Views if you are interested.