Dear Friends of Counter-Currents,
1. Our Readership and Web Traffic
As I wrote in our last newsletter, in February, we saw a dramatic decline in internet search engine traffic.
The primary impact was on a large number of articles, some of them years old, that would routinely be read 1,000+ times in a month, but usually not enough to appear in our top 20. In February, many of these articles had been read fewer than 50 times. In March, this continued to be the case. Indeed, all of our top 20 articles had been published in February or March.
Nevertheless, in March we had a 9.5% increase in traffic (even factoring into account that March is 3 days longer than February), although we published slightly fewer articles than in February. So there is reason to think that a rebound is already taking place.
|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|
|July 2012||52,304||108,340||367,589||373,470||12.52 GB|
|August 2012||41,616||96,314||305,729||329,353||12.23 GB|
|September 2012||66,719||132,503||455,938||493,856||17.73 GB|
|October 2012||81,739||157,152||410,096||416,362||16.36 GB|
|November 2012||107,956||199,912||584,115||755,419||29.95 GB|
|December 2012||109,265||224,793||926,117||1,143,248||37.53 GB|
|January 2013||100,054||208,004||900,577||1,012,979||40.81 GB|
|February 2013||81,999||185,688||1,396,374||1,498,502||75.33 GB|
|March 2013||83,303||189,545||1,477,001||1,778,006||94.98 GB|
|April 2013||81,328||192,910||1,528,169||1,634,540||91.16 GB|
|May 2013||95,667||221,260||1,758,299||1,897,099||103.67 GB|
|June 2013||80,409||197,258||1,730,633||1,884,016||103.77 GB|
|July 2013||82,106||200,961||1,619,899||1,813,531||124.29 GB|
|January 2014||82,567||209,131||1,130,149||1,224,623||98.64 GB|
|February 2014||55,805||100,271||300,207||346,026||6.18 GB|
|March 2014||65,619||117,881||335,592||380,785||7.89 GB|
2. Our Webzine
In March, we added 51 posts to the website (down from 57 in February), for a total of 3,290 posts since going online on June 11, 2010. We also added more than 600 comments.
3. Top 20 Pieces (with number of reads)
1. Émile Durand, “White Nationalist Delusions About Russia,” 6,888
2. Greg Johnson, “The Ukraine Crisis,” 3,502
3. Greg Johnson, “The Ukraine Crisis: Taking Our Own Side,” 3,355
4. Andrew Hamilton, “On Family,” 2,429
5. Kerry Bolton, “Geopolitics and Oligarchy in the Ukraine Crisis,” 2,363
6. Guillaume Faye, “On the Russian Annexation of Crimea,” 2,349
7. F. C. Stoughton, “Home Remedies for Hitler Hysteria Prescribed by the New Right Avant-Garde” 2,210
8. Émile Durand, “The Crimea Annexation: Putin Profits from Stalin’s Crimes,” 2,091
9. Trevor Lynch, “Ten Favorite Films,” 2,090
10. Guillaume Faye, “Ukraine: Understanding the Russian Position,” 2,077
11. Jack Donovan, “Are Men the New Mexicans?,” 2,049
12. Andrew Hamilton, “Worse than the Black Death? The ‘Second Demographic Transition,’” 2,011
13. Andrew Hamilton, “Rudolf Hess Viewed as a Member of the German Opposition,” 2,009
14. Tito Perdue, “Decadence,” 2,002
15. Greg Johnson, “Counter-Currents Under Attack,” 1,743
16. Andrew Hamilton, “The SPLC, Pornography, and Hate Speech,” 1,644
17. James J. O’Meara, “Welcome to the Club: The Rise & Fall of the Männerbund in Pre-War American Pop Culture,” 1,558
18. Greg Johnson, “Heidegger’s Black Notebooks: The Diaries of a Dissident National Socialist,” 1,547
19. Mark Dyal, “Life is Always Right: Futurism and Man in Revolt,” 1,509
20. Colin Liddell reviews Laibach’s Spectre, 1,497
All of our top 20 articles were recently published. Three new names were on the list: Émile Durand, F. C. Stoughton, and Tito Perdue. Other names are familiar: Andrew Hamilton (4 articles), Greg Johnson (4 articles), Guillaume Faye (2 articles), Trevor Lynch, Kerry Bolton, Jack Donovan, James J. O’Meara, Patrick Le Brun, Colin Liddell, and Mark Dyal, whom we welcome back after a long sabbatical. March was foreign policy month, with 7 out of the top 10 articles connected to the Ukraine Crisis. Congratulations gentlemen, and thank you!
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. United Kingdom
20. South Africa
5. Where Our Readers Are: The Top 20 Cities
1. New York City
6. San Francisco
8. Los Angeles
19. Vancouver, B.C.
Seven of our top 20 are in the United States. Four are on the west coast of North America: San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Vancouver. Four are in Canada: Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg, and Vancouver. Two are in Australia: Melbourne and Sydney. Eight are national capitals: London, Berlin, Stockholm, Paris, Helsinki, Dublin, and Athens.
6. Where Our Readers Are: The Top 30 Universities
If we treat university addresses (.edu) as a separate country, it would be number 7 in our country rankings. Visits from University addresses are not, however, a good measure of how many college students are reading us, since students are naturally cautious about browsing politically incorrect websites on campus systems. These are the top 30 universities in terms of visits.
1. University of California, Los Angeles
2. Harvard University
3. University of Chicago
4. Freie Universität Berlin
5. Oxford University
6. Ruhr-Universität Bochum
7. University of Oslo
8. Columbia University
9. University of California, Santa Barbara
10. University of Cambridge
11. University of Notre Dame
12. University of Bergen, Norway
13. University of Jyväskylä, Finland
14. New York University
15. Université Jean Moulin Lyon III
16. University of Nottingham
17. University of Strathclyde
18. National Law School of India University, Bangalore
19. Emory University
20. University of Alberta
21. University of California, Berkeley
22. University of Pennsylvania
23. Stanford University
24. University of San Diego
25. University of St. Andrews
26. University of Bristol
27. University of Kent
28. University of Calgary
29. Seattle University
30. University of Leeds
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