Well, 2015 lays before us – actually, today is nearly over. We thought we’d take a moment to stop and reflect on the year that was from Ausdroid.
2014 was massive for us. We had some bloody big numbers last year, starting off with our overall page views, which reached a record high of 5,302,926 page views during 2014. We also had our biggest ever day with 40,161 page views in a single day. Our biggest performing post of the year, was a how-to guide on Accessing Netflix on your Chromecast.
We had some great achievements too. We’ve finally gotten organised (and brought a skilled developer on board) and pushed out our Ausdroid app – for the second time ;). It’s built using modern standards and design, and works really well. We’ve had almost 600 people install it since it launched just before Christmas, and we’ve no doubt that’ll grow now we’re in the new year.
Earlier in 2014, we were nominated for a Lizzie Award for journalism for the second time in the Independent Media category, and received a Highly Commended (always the bridesmaid!), and we were also accepted into Google News, which could arguably be the bigger achievement (and more beneficial for Ausdroid).
We have some big plans for 2015, we are trying to actually make it to one of the big trade shows to bring you the news first-hand. After a few of Ausdroid’s writers stepping away due to other commitments, the Ausdroid team is fairly lean at the moment, and we’re definitely on the lookout for a couple of extra hands to help us ensure coverage. Are you interested? Get in touch.
It’s important to remember that we are a community site, so we’re totally dependent on you, the readers. We love getting your comments – and TIPS – so keep that up, but we also love it when you share our work to Reddit, Google+, Facebook or your favourite forum or news site, so keep that up too. Make sure you’re signed up for our newsletter, and follow us – and recommend us to your friends – on all the social media channels, we’re on most of them even, Pinterest.
- Follow us on Twitter at @ausdroid
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- We’re on Google+ as +Ausdroid
- We even Instagram as Ausdroid as well
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We thank each and every one of you and we’re going to do our best to keep up the best Australian Android site out there. So, from all of us, to all of you, a big thanks and let’s make 2015 a big one.