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Our 2010 blog in review

January 3, 2011
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Here is the summary of our blog for its very first year.  Lesson learned, more celebrities!

While we’re here, I may as well summarize 2010 for RoastLog.  In early January of 2010, we didn’t have a product.  We had a prototype circuit board, very very rough prototype which I had demo’ed at the previous year’s SCAA show and a few beta testers.  A year later we have 34 paying customers, a Best New Product award from the SCAA and almost twenty one thousand roasts logged on our site.

Every day I wish were were moving faster…developing new features faster and adding new customers.  However, I’m still extremely proud that we’ve taken the idea of RoastLog and been able to put it in the hands of real roasters all over the world.  For me, as an engineer, it’s flattering that people use the software that I’ve written.

What’s next for 2011?

  • Four channel Data Bridge
  • A kick-ass inventory system built specifically for coffee roasters

Those two items are our main focus right now.  Look for both of these things to land at the SCAA show in Houston this year.

2010 was fun.  2011 will be monumental!


The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 4,400 times in 2010. That’s about 11 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 38 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 46 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 5mb. That’s about 4 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was October 19th with 524 views. The most popular post that day was MC Hammer drinks Ritual Coffee.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were roastlog.com, twitter.com, facebook.com, stenqvistcoffee.com, and sprudge.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for roastlog, roastlog blog, coffee cupping sheet, scaa cupping form, and data bridge roastlog.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.

1

MC Hammer drinks Ritual Coffee October 2010
5 comments

2

Social Roasting is Here! September 2010
3 comments

3

Thermocouples, and beyond! June 2010
1 comment

4

Coffee cupping and the numbers August 2010
1 comment

5

Our first policy change April 2010
2 comments

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