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The Uncarved Blog

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 The Uncarved 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 62,000 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 149 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 530 posts. There were 279 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 65 MB. That's about 5 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was March 27th with 630 views. The most popular post that day was America's Most Unusual Town — Exclusive Webisodes from "Oprah's Next Chapter".

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for sheryl sandberg, nyi roro kidul, tm town, david lynch, and james mccartney girlfriend.

Where did they come from?

That's 163 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Canada & United Kingdom were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was Healing the Hidden Wounds of War: open forum for Iowa veterans and their families affected by PTSD, sponsored by Operation Warrior Wellness

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Ruth Guillard 4 comments
  • 2 carol olicker 4 comments
  • 3 Margot Suettmann 4 comments
  • 4 Pat Spahr 3 comments
  • 5 Rich van Schaik 3 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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