We only recently passed the 19,000,000 mark last December but we just hit 20,000,000, according to WordPress. Congratulations everyone. We have had a terrific month with a sharp increase in traffic and subscribers on Twitter. These milestones are coming faster and they give us a chance to look at the spread of our regular readers and commentators.
We continue to rank in the ten top most popular legal blogs in the world, according to AVVO.
In the last 30 days, our ten biggest international sources for readers came from
1. United States
3. United Kingdom
I wanted to thank our weekend bloggers: David Drumm, Mark Esposito, Eliane Magliaro, Mike Appleton, Larry Rafferty, Charlton Stanley and Darren Smith. I wanted to particularly thank our daily contributors who read and comment on our postings. In the 1000 comments, the most active commentators were (starting with the highest appearance) were
There are very few legal blogs to reach this level of readership and it is a testament to our effort to provide a forum for civil and informed debate. To our new members, welcome aboard . . . and to everyone again congratulations.
We are still exploring different changes on the format for the blog to continue to tweak the site. With the sharp increases in the last 30 days, we seem to be doing things right in our content and structure. However, I continue to believe that it is our regulars who make this site unique. A glance at the comments section shows that this remains a place for civil and adult discussion of some of our most divisive social and legal and political moments.
Thanks again to everyone for making this blog not only the top news analysis blog in the ABA Journal competition but also the latest entry into the Legal Blog Hall of Fame.