Happy new(s) year to everyone. I want to thank everyone for a great 2015, thanks to you we’ve broken records in number of visits, pages viewed and people who are members of the Q community.

According to stats by WordPress.com (the Q is published on WP and hosted on a WP managed host by Godaddy), Qcostarica.com in 2015 had 224,055 visits, viewing a total of 585,886 pages and 1,037 comments.

Our visitors are divided (almost equally) from Costa Rica and the United States, followed by Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy and many other countries – just about everywhere in the world.

In 2015 we published 2.845 posts. Our all time posts (up to this post) is 9,434 since our very first back on October 30, 2012.

Over at Google Analytics, for 2015 Qcostarica.com had 524.342 sessions, 341,351 users and 827,275 pageviews. 53% of sessions were from the U.S., 24% from Costa Rica, followed by Canada, India, United Kingdom, Germany, France and so on.

Interestingly, the majority viewed the site on Chrome (55%), followed by Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer; most users on Windows, followed by iOS and Android.

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When it came to mobile, iOS beat out Android hands down. Some are still using Windows and Blackberry, thought those had gone the way of the dinosaur.

When it came to delivering ads, Qcostarica.com delivered a total 1,630,603 impressions of Google Adsense sponsored ads, resulting in 3,722 clicks. Other monetization of Qcostarica.com are ads delivered through the content.ad, adCiti and Infolinks networks.

What’s in store for 2016?

I am working on a new ideas and great stuff to make the Q experience even better.  To early to tell just yet what I will add (or take away). Your suggestions at rico@theqmedia.com are welcome.

Again, thank you. It couldn’t have happened without you.

Enrico Cacciatore
Chief cook and bottle washer at the Q Media.


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