Signed up for Google Analytics recently, you get quite a lot of cool stuff for free. And, for the record, I don’t subscribe to the “Google are the next Microsoft, taking over the world, yada, yada” thing. The do some very useful stuff.
Anyway, in Analytics you get a really sweet GeoMap that gives you an idea where your traffic comes from. This the map from this site on 3rd February 2007.
I was quite startled by the coverage of the globe (but come on Africa, put some effort in!). Its a little spooky to see how many people from how many places drop by for a nanosecond before they find something more interesting.
( Obviously, I have to give a big ‘shout out’ to what appears to be an emerging fan club in Mexico, Ola! )
Its worth nothing that most of these hits are photography related and many come from the Flash Relief site. Since I’ve been listed on there, hits have jumped quite a bit. As yet, I’ve not managed to attract many people on the basis of what I ramble about!
As an aside, something in my GMail inbox has been driving some very odd ad links this week including a link to Sunshine Colonics. This is a generally unremarkable site, but I have to take my hat off to whoever named the company, if they meant it like I hope they did, it genius