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2011 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2011. 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 my other zone’s activity in 2011. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 3,700 times in 2011. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 3 trips to carry that many people.

In 2011, there were 42 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 254 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 190 MB. That's about 5 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was January 1st with 281 views. The most popular post that day was About Mary Lois Sanders.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for oh cruel fate shakespeare, ellis island sign, jane yolen, marlin perkins, and rio the movie.

Where did they come from?

Most visitors came from The United States. Canada & France were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2011 was "To be" or not "to be" - Blame it all on Shakespeare!

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Dianne Ochiltree 27 comments
  • 2 slowdancejournal 20 comments
  • 3 http;//slowdancejournal.wordpress.com 17 comments
  • 4 Donna Beard 11 comments
  • 5 Lovadell French 11 comments

Attractions in 2011

These are the posts that got the most views on my other zone in 2011.

See you in 2012

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2011.
We look forward to serving you again in 2012! Happy New Year!


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