Thank you for 2018!

Click down below to get the summary of my work in on this blog in 2018!

In 2018, I have published 452 articles, 61 radio reports, 19 videos, one contribution to a book, and one academic review. I have also given 8 speeches, appeared on 5 podcast episodes, as well as three TV programmes. I’ve been quoted over 100 times in written news media in relation to current politics/policy debates.

Despite not advertising my blog anymore, it has gathered 21,000 views this year alone. My video series (started three months ago) has gathered a total of 11,000 views.

I would like to thank all the readers and subscribers of this blog. I currently have 176 followers on WordPress, and 34 email followers. A lot of my work is unpaid, so do consider making a donation through PayPal, using this button:

Total Views & Visitors

This blog has received 21,000 views and 12,200 visitors in 2018, of which the most came from the following countries:

  • France:            3,700 views
  • United States: 2,600 views
  • Germany:        2,200 views

In terms of referrers:

  • 9,600 views came in through search engines (such as Google, Yahoo or Bing)
  • 800 views came in through Facebook
  • 300 views came in through Twitter

Best performing articles

The article that has performed the best this year is “6 arguments en faveur de la légalisation de toutes les drogues“, which is a translation of the English article “6 reasons to legalise all drugs“, published as a blog exclusive on June 10, 2015.

Second was the French commentary piece “Un plaidoyer pour la liberté d’expression“, published as a blog exclusive on December 2, 2016.

Third was a Portuguese translation, “Você sabe quem é o presidente da Suíça?“, of my article “Do you know who the Swiss president is?” The article was published by Mises Brazil on January 13, 2017.

About Bill Wirtz

My name is Bill, I'm from Luxembourg and I write about the virtues of a free society. I favour individual and economic freedom and I believe in the capabilities people can develop when they have to take their own responsibilities.

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