The biggest uncertainty of any blogger is to wonder whether anybody is actually reading what you write, or if they care about what you had to say. To answer this, WordPress supplies lots of data about views etc. I was surprised to see that at the end of the year I could get a summary. The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 22,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 5 Film Festivals