Scent of a Gamer

From the computer to the tabletop, this is all about games. Updated each week-end.

2022 blog review: the content

Yesterday I posted a review of the blog stats, today I want to take a closer look at some of the content I posted in 2022. In terms of most … Continue reading

January 2, 2023 · 5 Comments

2022 blog review: the stats

Fewer views, more engagements; this was the story of 2022 for Scent of a Gamer. Obviously no one wants to see their headline figures reduce (and for the second year … Continue reading

January 1, 2023 · 10 Comments

A sudden, unannounced change

In between articles a line on my blog stats suddenly went from being halfway full to being full and red: The free WordPress option used to come with 3GB for … Continue reading

April 1, 2022 · 78 Comments

Looking ahead to 2022

You will (I hope!) be happy to know that Scent of a Gamer will continue in 2022. I shared my overall thoughts on the blog’s 2021 performance yesterday and today … Continue reading

January 2, 2022

The blog in 2021

2021 was the second year in this blog’s history that overall views were lower than the year before: But I don’t consider this to be bad news as such. The … Continue reading

January 1, 2022

Taking a break

After much consideration, I have decided to take a short break from this blog. Just for a month, mind you. I need to take a break, recharge, get some models … Continue reading

June 12, 2021 · 13 Comments

2020 blog review

Purely looking at the number of page views, 2020 was a great year for this blog. 2019 was the first year I managed to break through 100,000 views, this year … Continue reading

January 2, 2021 · 8 Comments

No resolutions, just plans

I’ve never been a fan of New Year’s Resolutions. They tend to peter out within a month, due to factors including a lack of planning, being made on impulse rather … Continue reading

December 31, 2020 · 10 Comments

An elite position

Yesterday’s post prompted an unexpected message from WordPress: I suspect this is a relic from earlier days and the number won’t mean much to many people these days. The position … Continue reading

May 26, 2020 · 14 Comments

Blog stats and decisions

I’ve already spoken about the overall performance of this blog in 2019. However stats are little more than wallpaper unless you use them to inform your own decisions. After taking … Continue reading

March 7, 2020 · 20 Comments

The blog in 2019

Last year I was looking at a blog which had declined in views over the year, and feeling satisfied with that. I had decided to focus on interaction over views. … Continue reading

January 4, 2020 · 17 Comments

2016 in review

Just to be clear; I’m reviewing the performance of this blog in 2016. I’ll leave a review of the full year to others. Growing up The fourth year of this … Continue reading

December 31, 2016