Happy 6th Anniversary

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Happy 6th Anniversary

Six years ago today we registered the domain stogiereview.com. Its funny to go back and read some of the bullshit we peddled back then or even look at some of our original videos. Who remembers the bed in the background? LOL! I want to take a moment and congratulate Walt, Brian, Mike and Charlie for all their hard work over the years (or months for Charlie). Who knew that five guys, from five different walks of life, could come together under the banner of cigars and create something very special. There are a lot of cigar sites out there now than there were six years ago. There are sites whose stats may be better. There are sites who may have more access to manufacturers than we do. There are sites who may do a better job reviewing cigars or have better quality photos or videos. There are sites who may even be more recognizable than we are. But the one thing I’m proud of is when I log in to the WordPress Dashboard and I see us approaching 40,000 comments on the site. So while others may do an array of things better than we do, I don’t think anyone connects with our audience the way we do and the 40,000 comments proves that.

So the biggest thanks goes out to all of you reading this right now. Whether this is your first visit or you were one of the first 87 in March 2006 or somewhere inbetween…Thank You! This blogging thing has truly been a journey for me personally and without you wouldn’t of been possible. So thank you for six years!

33 thoughts on “Happy 6th Anniversary

  1. I ran across SR sometime in early 2007. It inspired me to document my own experiences and dig deep into all that is cigars. SR played a huge roll in that. Good times!

  2. Congrats on the 6yr mark!
    I have been reading your reviews for a while (even before I got on NTA). Your site is at the top of my favorites list of cigar reviews & news sites. Keep up the good work, here’s to six more years!

    Get a haircut Mike!

  3. Congratulations and a big “Thank You” to all of you. You have good reason to be proud of what you guys do.

  4. Somewhere between 3 and 4 years for me. You are my second stop in the morning after the Yahoo! homepage. Awesome work, thank you!

  5. Congrats guys on the 6 year mark and here is to another 6 years. This site has change the way I smoke Cigars…

  6. Ive been following stogie review for two years…believe it or not watching your videos and reading your reviews has taught me a lot about cigars…thanks to all of you guys!

  7. Thanks guys for all of your hard work and dedication. I’ve learned a ton from you guys, had a number of laughs along the way too.

  8. Thank YOU for 6 years. I can honestly say that without you guys, my journey with cigars would have not been the same.

  9. Happy 6th. Birthday Guy’s. Have been reading and watching for three years and have enjoyed your reviews and great comments, thanks.

  10. ‘Grats guys! I’ve been here for about 4 yrs and am very happy to have met Jerry, hung out with him and Pete Johnson at Drapers and the NHL All Star Skills Competition will never be the same without him! Here’s to the next 6 years. Cheers!

  11. I’ve been watching and reading your reviews since December 2008. It was one of Jerry’s reviews, Don Collins Pirámide. I’ve learned a lot since then thanks to SR. Keep up the good work and keep on smoking. Congrats to Jerry, Brian, Walt, Mike, and Charlie.

  12. Congrat Jerry and the Stogie Review gangs. It is great to see how much the improvement you’ve done now and with your buddies…… I was there…..

  13. I’d like to offer my congrats to the crew. Six years is a long time in the blogging world and even longer in the cigar blogging niche. Its nice to see my favorite site be so well respected by the industry and their peers. Great job guys…continue to be cutting edge!

  14. Congratulations guys. SR is always one of the first places I turn to for cigar reviews and news. Greatly appreciate all of the hard work that goes into making this site one of the best. Keep it up!

    Mango

  15. Have been reading your reviews almost daily and still love it! Our taste buds have grown up together over the years! Congrats!

  16. One of the best rewiew sites!

    I’ve been reading your reviews since early 2008, don’t comment very much, but I always visit a couple of times a week.

    Keep up the good work.

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