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Terima kasih kepada 12.000 pengunjung blog IRF

In FAQ on 04/01/2011 at 13:39

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

Featured image

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 12,000 times in 2010. That’s about 29 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 23 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 67 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 8mb. That’s about a picture per week.

The busiest day of the year was November 4th with 1,140 views. The most popular post that day was Polling Anugerah Pembaca Indonesia 2010.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

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Book Readers, Let’s Celebrate!

In FAQ on 21/10/2010 at 19:02

Indonesia has several book events in every year, including Pesta Buku and Indonesia Book Fair. However, these events do not involve book readers as much as they do to publishers, authors, and book stores. Organizers of these events give lack of opportunities for book readers, particularly book readers’ community, to join the “celebration”.  For them, it is enough to give cheaper price for books that are sold during the events or to hold book launches to book readers.

The fact is these events do not enable book readers to interact to each other, or to authors or publishers. Book readers are longing for this room, in order to switch their function into the “agent of change” to attract more people to love reading .

For that reason, Goodreads Indonesia has initiated the Indonesia Readers Festival 2010. This festival is the “interaction room” for book readers, where they can celebrate their joy of reading books. Goodreads Indonesia also attempts to make this event to be the summit of all activities, related to book publishing and book reading.

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Enjoy your life by reading books!

In FAQ on 20/10/2010 at 21:44

Goodreads ( is a social network for book readers in the world. This site enables people to see “bookshelves” that belong to their friends, including their “[have] read”, “currently reading”, and “to-read” list.

This site has been developed by Otis Chandler since 2006. More than 2 million readers in the world join this site and they have listed more than 40 million titles of books to Goodreads’ database.

Members of Goodreads from Indonesia then set up a group, titled Goodreads Indonesia on 7 June 2007. In last three years, this group approximately has 3,700 members, and they have listed at least 8,700 books, that are written on Bahasa Indonesia. In October 2010, members of Goodreads Indonesia have increased up to 4,200 readers and more than 9,000 titles of books have been listed.

As a community, Goodreads Indonesia always tried to take part in book publishing society in Indonesia, by initiating many activities, both on the internet and in the real world.

All of these activities are aimed to allow readers to have dialogue with authors, publishers, and all elements of book publishing society.

The Indonesia Readers Festival by Goodreads Indonesia

In FAQ on 20/10/2010 at 17:07

Goodreads Indonesia (GRI), one of leading book-readers community in Indonesia, will hold the Indonesia Readers Festival 2010. This event aimed to give opportunities for book readers in Indonesia to interact to each other. Readers can share their experience of reading and exhibit their collections, as well as the joy of having reading habit to public during this event.

When and Where?


Time : Sunday, 5 December 2010

Starts from 10.00 to 18.00 WIB

Place : Plaza Area, GOR Soemantri Brodjonegoro/Pasar Festival, Kuningan, Jakarta

Should you need information to join the exhibition, hold a talkshow, workshop, kids corner, get stall, or for sponsorship, please contact:

General Information

Jimmy Simanungkalit (HP: 0816 1630 898) Ana (HP: 0878 7723 6057) Echa (HP: 0815 9468 314)


Rahmad Harun (HP: 0856 9259 3710)


Amang (HP: 0899 00 66000) Truly (HP: 0856 923 20911) Aldo (HP: 0815 8777 270)

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