2013 Reader Survey Results – and the Amazon Gift Card Winner!

2013 Reader Survey Results! | Very Culinary

by Amy Flanigan on October 19, 2013 · 12 comments

Happy Saturday, friends! The survey results are in! Did you even know I would be posting them? Initially, I wasn’t planning on it, but as a reader myself I would have been curious, so why not??!

I really enjoyed running a survey. When I decided to do one, a few of my blogger friends warned me that I better have thick skin, because in their experience, readers can be mean! So I put my big girl pants on, published the survey…and waited. Kleenex at the ready. HA. 

What I wasn’t expecting was all the kind words and compliments I was about to get! I had over 300 responses and everyone was SO nice. I used the Kleenex for happy tears. (Okay, and a few for sad tears – according to the numbers, my smoothie series, which I loved so so much, was a flop!)

Below are the specific results to the six questions I thought were most relevant to you. They’re followed by the general results of the remaining questions.

Thanks everyone for reading. You fill my heart!

2013 Reader Survey Results | Very Culinary

The majority of you who took the survey have:
Followed for about 1-2 years.
Originally found me through another blog.
Read every time there is a new post.
Live on Facebook.
Are women.
Are between the ages of 41-50 years old.
Do not have children (this one surprised me!)

The winner of the $50 Amazon Gift Card (by random draw) goes to Jessie! She has been contacted…and I’m sure has already spent her prize money. Lol.

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Stephanie @CopyKat.com July 20, 2014 at 12:04 pm

What an awesome survey, I loved how you checked the pulse of your readers. Did you find the results helpful?

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Amy @ Elephant Eats October 23, 2013 at 2:21 pm

This survey was such a great idea! It’s good to see what your readers like/don’t like…but at the end of the day, people obviously like what you do already or they wouldn’t keep coming back for more :)

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Amy @Very Culinary October 23, 2013 at 3:09 pm

I guess so, and thank goodness! Thanks, Amy!

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Joanne October 20, 2013 at 6:38 am

I always find surveys like this so intriguing…I feel like I have only a very vague concept of who my readers are and what they like/don’t like about the blog. Maybe I’ll have to do one of these!

And in my wholehearted opinion, i wouldn’t change a thing about your blog!

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Sherry Waldman October 19, 2013 at 8:21 pm

Sorry I missed the survey. Most of my responses would have been in the majority groups. But I am glad to have this chance to tell you that your blog is my fave! I don’t do Facebook so I’m telling you the old fashioned ry–you’re great. Don’t change a thing.
Sherry

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Amy @Very Culinary October 19, 2013 at 8:36 pm

Nothing wrong with old fashioned! And better late than never…I appreciate your comment so much, thank you!

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Dani H October 19, 2013 at 7:19 pm

Of course your readers weren’t mean! YOU are fabulous! And so is the blog. I enjoyed seeing the results of the survey.
*HUG*

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Amy @Very Culinary October 19, 2013 at 8:36 pm

Aaaaah, Dani. Thank you so much! (((hugs)))

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Rachel Cooks October 19, 2013 at 10:58 am

Love how you ending up presenting your results! And very interesting to read. Thanks for sharing :)

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Mom October 19, 2013 at 9:05 am

Didn’t expect you to post the results of the survey, so this was especially interesting. Thanks for sharing.

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Sandi Benoit October 19, 2013 at 8:37 am

Congratulations Jessie!!! Loved the survey!!!

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Amy @Very Culinary October 19, 2013 at 8:37 pm

Thank you, Sandi. I know you’ve followed along for so long and one of my biggest supporters. I appreciate you so much!

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