2nd Blogiversary at My Sardinian Life

There was a wonderful little reminder from WordPress this morning:

Thank you for reminding me WordPress!

Today, November 22nd, 2012 is the two-year blogiversary for My Sardinian Life! I can’t believe that I’ve written about this lovely island in the Mediterranean for this long. It seems like just yesterday when I took the leap of faith and signed up for a blog on WordPress – now two years have gone by. It’s been a fun and interesting adventure where I’ve learned about Sardinia – her people, cultures and magical traditions.

To my readers, followers and stalkers – thank you. If it weren’t for your words of encouragement in these last two years – in all honestly, I would have given up. I have virtually met so many wonderful, inspirational, courageous and brilliantly fantastic people via My Sardinian Life – I have learned from each of you. You have made dark days seem brighter and even managed to turn already sparkling days into moments of magic. It humbles me to be among your followers. Thank you.

And now I have a little treat for you all, and I do hope you enjoy.

The Best of My Sardinian Life (according to you … and the stats.)

          • 1496 followers spread across various social media outlets.
          • 394 posts – 395 after this article is posted. Wow, I remember having to write a 500-page essay as a teenager and the thought of getting a tooth pulled was more appealing, how things have changed – for the better.
          • Top 5 search terms:
            1. medusa – 591
            2.
            my sardinian life – 428 
            3.
            living in sardinia – 222
            4.
            gianluigi buffon – 164 (you’re welcome)
            5.
            jennifer avventura – 153 (thanks Mom)
          • Top 5 pages & posts:
            1. Top 7 Shirtless Italian Soccer Players – 4,897.
            2. Aboot me – 2,278
            3. A Mediterranean Medusa | Sardinia, Italy – 1,546
            4. The naked truth on nude beaches in Sardinia, Italy – 1,518
            5. Cost of Living | Sardinia, Italy – 1,336
          • Top 5 Views by Country
            1. United States of America – 23,027 views.
            2. Italy – 13,768 views.
            3. United Kingdom – 9,081 views.
            4. Spain – 8,329 views.
            5. Canada – 6,386 views.

The best of My Sardinian Life’s photography – enjoy the show.

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Thank you for sticking with me these last two years. My aim in the coming years is to give you the best Sardinia can offer. Come on over – she’s waiting for you.

Why did you start to blog?

About Jennifer Avventura

Canadian Freelance writer living in Sardinia, Italy. A serial expat who lived in Australia, England and Cayman Islands. She eats Nutella with a spoon and hides under the bed during lightning storms. When she's not out running 6k you will find her sitting at the computer - writing her novel and searching for worldwide waitress work.
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36 Responses to 2nd Blogiversary at My Sardinian Life

  1. thesweetkitten says:

    I started my blog actually as a fun way to keep family and friends informed about my trips and travels with The Viking. The fact that hundreds of other people would be interested as well came as a total surprise for us :-)

  2. happy b-day to your blog, must check out some more of those posts! ;)

  3. Marco Corda says:

    Congrats, Jennifer. Happy Blogiversary !!!

  4. Congrats Jennifer!! What a wonderful achievement. I’m happy You post about this lovely island and can’t wait to read about it for at least the next 2 years ;) Keep up the great work!! Ciao, letizia

  5. Pecora Nera says:

    Happy Blog birthday. I am still a newbie I think I am 9ish weeks old. So well done. Keep up the good work and thanks for making me smile. :)

    Pecora Nera

  6. John says:

    Awesome! Congrats! Found you just the other day, or was it that you stopped by my website. Not sure but either way, glad to have found your website. Traveled the island via Google Earth a little bit, beautiful place indeed! :)

  7. Congrats and Happy Anniversary. I’ve enjoyed following you.

  8. Paul says:

    Keep up the great work…through your blog I’ve been to places in Sardinia that I didn’t have the chance or will to visit when as a young man I lived there. Thanks to remind ma of my heritage !!!

  9. Buon Compleanno!!!!!
    Happy Birthday :p
    By the way we share our WP birthday you know?

  10. adinparadise says:

    Congrats to you, Jennifer. I hope I wonder if I’ll get a reminder for my 1st Blogiversary in January? :) Lovely photos, as always. :)

  11. Harry says:

    Congrats Jennifer on your second year, i’m now in my third year :)

    Put this in your sidebar, it counts down to your blogaversary

    http://www.blogoversary.com/

  12. caccicoo says:

    Congratulations Jennifer. I am a newish follower but I am loving your blog and read it almost every day. I started blogging for much the same reasons – let friends and family back home what we are up to. While we were in Sicily, it was almost impossible to find free wi-fi so, ironically, most of my blogging has been back in Canada. Since then, I have been blogging mostly because I love it!

  13. colonialist says:

    Congrats on your second blogiversary! May you blog for many more years.
    Notice how many versions there are? Blogoversary on the counter, Harry says blogaversary as do many others, but I have always preferred the blogiversary you also use, as adapted from anniversary.

  14. thirdeyemom says:

    Wonderful and congratulations!!!!! I’m following shortly behind and I think we started following each other from the start!:)

  15. Debra Kolkka says:

    Well done! I started my blog to help my friends discover Bagni di Lucca, but it seems to have developed a life of its own. One of the best things about blogging is meeting fellow bloggers. Thank you for sharing your beautiful island with us.

  16. TBM says:

    Congrats. My two year anniversary is coming up. I didn’t know I would enjoy blogging as much as I do. I started my blog to help me keep track on my goals. But it turned into so much more. I’m glad we met and I love learning about your part of the world. Thanks for sharing.

  17. Happy Blogoversary!!! Congrats and thanks for all the work you put in…I’ve been primarily stalking for a long time, and still think of you often!

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