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30 Days Out

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 30 Days Out’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

About 55,000 tourists visit Liechtenstein every year. This blog was viewed about 340,000 times in 2012. If it were Liechtenstein, it would take about 6 years for that many people to see it. Your blog had more visits than a small country in Europe!

In 2012, there were 260 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1,540 posts. There were 251 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 75 MB. That's about 5 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was February 9th with 13,270 views. The most popular post that day was Ballad of the Unknown Urban Cowboy: Isaac Payton Sweat Part 2.

Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on 30 Days Out in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for janis joplin, hank williams, stevie nicks nude, lemmy kilmister, and chuck berry.

Where did they come from?

That's 187 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 Rock Moment: The Day The Music Died

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Rhod 21 comments
  • 2 kenneturner 11 comments
  • 3 Carol S. 5 comments
  • 4 J.A. Bartlett 4 comments
  • 5 Rhod 4 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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