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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 Simple & Inspired Living’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 6,400 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 11 years to get that many views.

In 2012, there were 19 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 57 posts. There were 55 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 12 MB. That's about a picture per week.

The busiest day of the year was July 13th with 85 views. The most popular post that day was the Benedict Project 2: Going to bed on time.

Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on Simple & Inspired Living in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

The top referring sites in 2012 were:

  1. facebook.com
  2. blog.evernote.com
  3. networkedblogs.com
  4. pakos.me
  5. twitter.com

Some visitors came searching, mostly for clip art forgetfullness, david allen, getting up in the morning, dutch sign language, and how to use nozbe.

Where did they come from?

That's 100 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Netherlands & United Kingdom were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was the Benedict Project 1: Getting up in the morning

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 despairisachoice 22 comments
  • 2 despairisachoice 5 comments
  • 3 Ester Fleurke 4 comments
  • 4 Frank 3 comments
  • 5 David L. 2 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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