Today I hit 1,000 downloads at the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN)!
I uploaded my first paper to SSRN in January 2009, in the middle of my second year as a PhD student. I added my tenth and most recent paper to SSRN in May 2012. Below is a summary of statistics for my papers at SSRN during this roughly 40 month period.
Overall I was ranked 18,144 out of 187,915 authors by downloads. Among the top 30,000 authors, over the last 12 months, I was ranked 8,831 by total new downloads, 5,643 by new downloads per paper, and 2,874 by number of new papers. Among the top 12,000 authors in the field of business, over the last 12 months, I was ranked 3,154 by total new downloads, 2,301 by new downloads per paper, and 589 by number of new papers.