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2012 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2012. And because we like to share, we made the fireworks available as a jQuery plugin on GitHub.

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Norbrook's Blog’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 58,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

In 2012, there were 133 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 435 posts. There were 3 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 2 MB.

The busiest day of the year was August 6th with 1,724 views. The most popular post that day was Mitt Needs To Go Back To Bain.

Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on Norbrook's Blog in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for it's monday, it's the weekend, its the weekend, pointless bubble writing, and its monday.

Where did they come from?

That's 137 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. United Kingdom & Canada were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was Mitt Needs To Go Back To Bain

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 aquagranny911 92 comments
  • 2 Vic78 80 comments
  • 3 aquagranny911 67 comments
  • 4 see above 43 comments
  • 5 Alan Scott 34 comments

See you in 2013

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2012. We look forward to serving you again in 2013! Happy New Year!


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