Well that’s it for another year and once again, and yes I say this every year but it’s true, it’s been an amazing year for GuitarNoize.com! As always I like to reflect on the year by sharing some site stats, once again my traffic increased with 988,780 Visits and 707,723 Unique Visitors and this generated 1,755,957 Pageviews and 1,528,137 Unique Pageviews.
Guitar Noize on Twitter has seen a steady increase in followers, currently up from 2878 this time last year to 5754 and a total of 20620 tweets (12132 this time last year!). If you are not already following then why not?! @guitarnoize
This time last year my Guitar Noize Facebook page only had 789 likes but this has now climbed to 3191.
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The Guitar Noize YouTube Channel has also had a fair share of visitors and as of Jan 1 it has had 1,684,215 total video views and I have 2459 Subscribers.
5 Most Popular posts of 2011
- Carved Alien Guitar
- Roeller’s Custom Gibson Firebird and Jackson PS-4
- NAMM 2011: Chris Broderick to unveil Jackson Signature guitar
- Hutchinson Guitar Customisation – Molten Lava Guitar
- GuitarTV interview with John Petrucci
My favourite Gear Demos of 2011
- Eminence Texas Heat and Swamp Thang Speakers
- Taylor SolidBody Classic Electric Guitar
- Way Huge Green Rhino
- Empress Vintage Modified Superdelay
- Line 6 POD HD300
In 2011 I received my second Suhr, the beautiful Suhr Modern Bengal Burst pictured above and it instantly became my number 1 guitar. The quality, feel, tone is like nothing I’ve ever owned before and was worth the painful, no, agonising 7 month wait.
I also bought a new amp in 2011, a Ceriatone Chupacabra 50 which is a hand wired head with 3 different modes “60′s”, “80′s” and Modern. Here is what the Modern mode sounds like:
Guitar Noize highlight of 2011
Getting an email from Steve Stevens saying how much he liked the site. Surreal and awesome.
Coming in 2012
Well much of the same, lots of new gear demos, the latest news from shows such as NAMM and also I will be soon receiving my new Taylor SolidBody Double Cutaway which, in case you haven’t been following, you can read about here – http://www.guitarnoize.com/tag/taylor-solidbody/.
To all my readers new and old, Happy New Year for 2012.