You never know how many people read a blog. WordPress counts direct hits, but doesn’t count readers on all feed readers. However, Google’s blog reader will tell you how many people subscribe to any RSS feed. Not that I check it all the time, but after 8 months of blogging I noticed a Family Inequality milestone: 100.
Here’s how we’re doing on Google compared with some of the big sociology blogs I follow:
For comparison with actual big-name blogs: Matthew Iglesias has 12,000, and Paul Krugman has 36,000.