My name is Jim, and I look at my WordPress stats way too much.
Part of the problem is that I have the WP app on my phone, and it is just so easy to check my stats when I’ve got a few free seconds. And it seems like I’ve got way too many “a few free seconds” available to me.
So early this morning I took the bold step of deleting the app of my phone.
It shouldn’t be much of a loss, since checking my stats was all I really used the app for. On a rare occasion, I’ve used the app to edit a post that had already been published, but I can certainly get by without that feature.
I’ve now gone over 12 hours without using my phone to check my stats (I still check them on my laptop, but not nearly as often), and I don’t feel like I missed out on anything. My stats seemed to function just fine without my constant checking in on them.
So I think I’ll be good with this change.
The only problem will be figuring out what to do with the four hours I just freed up every day… 🙂
*image from 9to5 mac