Year in Review: Website statistics 2018

AotG turns 5 today! We would like to thank all our readers for their continued support. We wish you a happy New Year and the very best for 2019!

Now 2018 has come to an end, it’s time to take a look at website traffic of the past year.

General (in comparison with 2017)

  • Page views: +47%
  • Number of articles: 307 (-30%)
  • Followers*: +26%
  • Day with the most visitors: 9 February 2018 ( Day of the opening ceremony of PyeongChang 2018. Also the most visitors in one day since the start of this blog in 2014.)
  • Day with the least visitors: 26 May 2018

*Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and newsletter combined

Where our visitors came from

  1. United States 31%
  2. Switzerland 7%
  3. United Kingdom 6%
  4. Canada 6%
  5. Germany 4%
  6. South Korea 4%
  7. Japan 3%
  8. Netherlands 3%
  9. Italy 3%
  10. Australia 3%

Most read articles in 2018

  1. PyeongChang 2018; Olympic venues in Google Maps
  2. PyeongChang 2018; Map Gangneung Olympic Park
  3. PyeongChang 2018; Current weather and snow conditions Alpensia & Yongpyong
  4. PyeongChang 2018; Draft Competition Schedule
  5. Tokyo 2020; New renders Olympic Stadium unveiled

Most visited pages in 2018

  1. Tokyo 2020
  2. PyeongChang2018_Venues
  3. PyeongChang 2018_Introduction + Venue Map
  4. Beijing 2022
  5. Publications

Milestones in 2018

  • January: The publication of AotG magazine #1.
  • February: Our PyeongChang 2018 Venue Map in Google Earth attracted more than 250,000 visitors.
  • October: For the first time AotG paid attention to the Youth Olympic Games. A special section for these Games has been added to the website.
  • October: New home page

Year in Review: Website statistics 2017

Happy New Year!

Now 2017 has come to an end, I like to take a look at website traffic of the past year. Because there were no Olympic Games in 2017, it was a relatively quiet year.

General

  • Page views: +12%
  • Number of articles: +51% (437!)
  • Followers*: +35%

*Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and newsletter combined

Where our visitors came from

  1. United States 30,88%
  2. United Kingdom 8,19%
  3. Germany 4,81%
  4. Canada 4,80%
  5. South Korea 3,88%
  6. Japan 3,27%
  7. Italy 3,06%
  8. France 2,95%
  9. Brazil 2,81%
  10. Netherlands 2,63%

 Traffic peaks

  1. Second week of February: One year to go until PyeongChang 2018
  2. First week of August: London 2017 IAAF World Championships and Legacy Rio 2016 (one year on)
  3. Second week of December: IOC Executive Board meeting (Russian Olympic Committee suspended)
  4. Mid September: IOC Session in Lima (Paris and Los Angeles officially awarded Olympic Games)
  5. Second week of July: IOC Session in Lausanne (Descision on double allocation)

Most read articles that were published this year

  1. PyeongChang 2018; Construction Update Olympic Stadium
  2. 2024 Bid; List of Paris 2024 venues
  3. PyeongChang 2018; Map Gangneung Olympic Park
  4. PyeongChang 2018; Asif Khan to design building in Olympic Park
  5. PyeongChang 2018; Sport Pictograms

Most read articles

  1. PyeongChang 2018; Olympic venues in Google Maps
  2. PyeongChang 2018; Draft Competition Schedule
  3. Tokyo 2020; New renders Olympic Stadium unveiled
  4. PyeongChang 2018; Construction Update Olympic Stadium
  5. London 2012; Look of the Games

Most visited pages in 2017

  1. PyeongChang2018_Venues
  2. Tokyo 2020
  3. PyeongChang 2018_Introduction + Venue Map
  4. PyeongChang 2018_Look of the Games
  5. Beijing 2022

The topics that we have written the most about in 2017

  1. PyeongChang 2018 (13,9%)
  2. 2024/2028 Host City Election (13,7%)
  3. Tokyo 2020 (10,7%)
  4. Rio 2016 (9,8%)
  5. London 2012 (9,6%)

Stats; 2015 in review

© Martijn Giebels / AotG
© Martijn Giebels / AotG

2015 was the second full-year of this blog. An overview of what happened:

Thank you all for visiting Architecture of the Games! 2015 has been an action packed year. And 2016 promises even more, culminating in the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Happy New Year!

 

Visitors (+28%)

© Martijn Giebels / AotG
© Martijn Giebels / AotG

 

142 Different Countries (+13%)

© Martijn Giebels / AotG
© Martijn Giebels / AotG

 

Ten most popular articles in 2015

  1. London 2012; Transformation Olympic Stadium (4)
  2. Rio 2016; Concept Daily Competition Schedule (Update: version 1.3)
  3. Rio 2016; Progress update September 2015
  4. Rio 2016; Meet the mascots!
  5. London 2012; Transformation Olympic Stadium (8) – Roof structure almost finished
  6. Rio 2016; Font
  7. London 2012; Look of the Games
  8. 2016_Look of the Games
  9. Rio 2016; Olympic venues in Google Maps
  10. Rio 2016 Look of the Games (2)

Stats; 2014 in review

2014 was the first full-year of this blog and the visitor numbers have exceeded all expectations. Time for some stats!

aotg stats 2014 v3

 

TOP POSTS

  1. Sochi 2014; Patchwork quilt
  2. London 2012; Transformation Olympic Stadium (4)
  3. Sochi 2014; Official posters unveiled
  4. London 2012; Transformation Olympic Stadium (5)
  5. London 2012; Transformation Olympic Stadium (3)
  6. London 2012; Look of the Games
  7. London 2012; Pictograms
  8. Sochi 2014; Mountain Cluster
  9. Beijing 2008; Pictograms
  10. Rio 2016 Look of the Games (2)