Due to travel to deal with a family medical emergency, our June newsletter has been delayed. To save time, I have decided to post it on our front page rather than send it to our mailing list.
Dear Friends of Counter-Currents,
On June 11, Counter-Currents celebrated our second anniversary of going online. We are also launching a major fundraising drive.
In June of 2010, we had 6,145 unique visitors. In June of 2011, we had 28,629 unique visitors. In June of 2012, we had 55,112 unique visitors. This is real growth in readership and impact. Thank you, our readers, writers, and donors, for making this possible.
1. Our Readership and Web Traffic
If you visited us in June, you were one of 55,112 unique visitors. These visitors paid us 110,246 visits. The pages you viewed were among the 400,141 pages viewed in last month.
|Month||Unique Visitors||Number of Visits||Pages Viewed||“Hits”||Bandwidth|
|June 2010||6,145||10,328||70,732||200,824||6.08 GB|
|July 2010||9,387||17,329||119,254||348,172||10.01 GB|
|August 2010||12,174||22,348||93,379||333,614||10.17 GB|
|September 2010||17,063||34,510||147,051||580,550||16.39 GB|
|October 2010||17,848||35,921||140,365||611,367||17.93 GB|
|November 2010||26,054||48,336||171,833||915,553||26.39 GB|
|December 2010||26,161||50,975||192,905||1,101,829||27.79 GB|
|January 2011||28,583||60,005||198,249||1,736,067||34.06 GB|
|February 2011||29,737||61,519||213,121||2,081,558||40.13 GB|
|March 2011||29,768||62,077||220,053||2,485,001||52.21 GB|
|April 2011||20,091||58,037||223,291||2,729,449||54.65 GB|
|May 2011||36,596||78,103||274,841||1,334,472||47.59 GB|
|June 2011||28,629||57,920||264,928||1,004,128||22.78 GB|
|July 2011||30,186||66,093||416,309||1,952,047||71.23 GB|
|August 2011||40,002||81,012||502,282||2,083,593||53.18 GB|
|September 2011||45,427||88,782||422,902||481,909||11.67 GB|
|October 2011||45,590||90,444||337,137||468,197||17.78 GB|
|November 2011||44,445||88,824||330,664||339,521||14.22 GB|
|December 2011||49,845||97,223||337,881||344,210||13.65 GB|
|January 2012||56,633||107,644||408,373||433,736||21.38 GB|
|February 2012||53,345||99,607||376,288||411,915||14.43 GB|
|March 2012||55,572||106,029||441,170||475,719||16.36 GB|
|April 2012||56,772||110,029||421,446||428,678||16.08 GB|
|May 2012||56,323||111,533||400,243||404,483||15.70 GB|
|June 2012||55,112||110,246||400,141||404,162||13.66 GB|
As you can see, our traffic has remained pretty much plateaued since January. This has been our pattern: growth spurts, followed by a few months plateaued.
2. Our Blog
In June, we added 78 posts to the website, for a total of 1,830 posts since going online on June 11, 2010. We also added over 600 new comments.
3. June’s Top Twenty Articles (with date of publication and number of reads)
- Ava Moretti, “Pick-Up Artists,” June 18, 2012, 3,252
- Gregory Hood, Review of Scarface, February 27, 2011: 3,248
- Daniel W. Michaels, “Exposing Stalin’s Plan to Conquer Europe,” April 21, 2011: 2,746
- Andrew Hamilton, “White Survival and its Enemies,” June 8, 2012, 2,541
- Greg Johnson, Frequently-Asked Questions, Part 2, June 8, 2012, 2,478
- Trevor Lynch, Review of Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, June 9, 2012, 2,330
- Irmin Vinson, “Some Thoughts on Hitler,” April 20, 2011: 2,245
- George Hocking, “Is Darwin the Enemy?,” April 26, 2012, 2,236
- Andrew Hamilton, “Batman Returns: An Anti-Semitic Allegory?,” June 22, 2012, 2,054
- Trevor Lynch, Review of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, February 10, 2011: 1,560
- Jef Costello, “Fight Club as Holy Writ,” January 9, 2012: 1,472
- Edgar Lowe, “Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee,” June 1, 2012, 1,291
- Greg Johnson, “Introduction to Aristotle’s Politics,” Part 1, June 21, 2012, 1,247
- Greg Johnson, Frequently-Asked Questions, Part 1, June 5, 2012, 1,179
- Collin Cleary, “Heidegger: An Introduction for Anti-Moderns,” Part 1, June 4, 2012, 1,178
- Andrew Hamilton, “Hitler’s Speeches,” May 30, 2012, 1,167
- Jef Costello, “Breaking Bad: A Celebration,” April 3, 2012: 1,103
- Patrick Lebrun, “The Front Nationale’s Tactical Winning Streak Continues,” June 22, 2012, 1,075
- John Morgan, “Ray Bradbury: R.I.P.,” June 6, 2012, 1,069
- Andrew Hamilton, “The Sense and Nonsense of War,” June 15, 2012, 1,052
Congratulations to Patrick Lebrun for his first Counter-Currents article, which made our top 20. Congratulations also to Ava Moretti and George Hocking for their first top 10 articles.
Congratulations to Andrew Hamilton for four top 20 articles in June. Greg Johnson had three, Trevor Lynch and Jef Costello both had two.
Our perennial favorites, Daniel Michaels on Stalin’s plan to conquer Europe, Irmin Vinson on Hitler, and Gregory Hood on Scarface, were in our top 10 yet again.
Six of our top 20 articles are about movies and television: Gregory Hood on Scarface, Jef Costello on Fight Club and Breaking Bad, Trevor Lynch on Prometheus and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (which has been in the top ten for 7 months now), and Andrew Hamilton on Batman Returns.
Since Hollywood and the television industry are the primary media of anti-white propaganda, racially conscious analyses of movies and TV are highly effective at drawing traffic and combating enemy propaganda. (See Trevor Lynch, “Why I Write.”)
4. Where Our Readers Are: The top 20 Countries
Our web statistics program gives us a country-by-country breakdown of our readership. Here are the top 20 countries:
1. United States
2. Great Britain
7. The Netherlands
18. Russian Federation
5. Where Our Readers Are: The Top 20 Cities
2. New York City
3. San Francisco
8. Los Angeles
13. Mexico City
17. Vancouver, B.C.
Seven of our top 20 cities are in the United States. Four are on the West Coast of North America: San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Vancouver, B.C. Two are in Canada: Toronto and Vancouver. Two are in Australia: Melbourne and Sydney. Eight of them are national capitals: London, Berlin, Stockholm, Lisbon, Mexico City, Athens, Dublin, and Vienna (which is making its first appearance) — nine if you count Edinburgh.
6. Upcoming Book Projects
These are the titles that are at one stage or another in the editorial process. Beyond the first three titles, these are in only the roughest chronological order.
13. Kerry Bolton, Artists of the Right: Resisting Decadence, ed. Greg Johnson (July)
14. James J. O’Meara, The Homo and the Negro: Masculinist Meditations on Literature, Politics, and Popular Culture (July)
15. Juleigh Howard-Hobson, “I do not belong to the Baader-Meinhof group” and Other Poems (August)
16. Trevor Lynch, Trevor Lynch’s White Nationalist Guide to the Movies (August)
17. Savitri Devi, The Lightning and the Sun (September)
18. William Joyce, Twilight Over England, with an Introduction by Greg Johnson
19. Francis Parker Yockey, The World in Flames and Other Essays, ed. Kerry Bolton
20. Saint-Loup, Hitler or Judah? A Second Nuremberg Tribunal
21. Derek Hawthorne, Above the Clouds: Arnold Fanck, Leni Riefenstahl, and the Metaphysics of Sex (on the German mountain films)
22. Collin Cleary, L’appel aux dieux (French translation of Summoning the Gods)
Counter-Currents has now taken over the Savitri Devi Archive’s Centennial Edition of Savitri Devi’s Works. The next volumes will be new editions of And Time Rolls On and The Lightning and the Sun. Other longer term projects include Anthony M. Ludovici’s Confessions of an Anti-Feminist: The Autobiography of Anthony M. Ludovici, ed. John V. Day, Julius Evola’s East and West: Essays in Comparative Philosophy, a new edition of Brooks Adams’ The Law of Civilization and Decay with an Introduction by Greg Johnson, and a collection of Alain de Benoist’s essays on Ernst Jünger.
7. Our Summer Fundraiser
On June 11, our second anniversary, Counter-Currents launched a new fundraising campaign. Our aim is to raise $25,000. We have raised just over $4,000 and have a long way to go. If you have not yet contributed, now is a good time. Please visit our donation page here.
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