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2013 in blogging

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About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2013. 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 Once Upon a Prairie....’s activity in 2013. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 13,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 5 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

In 2013, there were 57 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 366 posts. There were 153 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 83 MB. That's about 3 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was October 30th with 222 views. The most popular post that day was An Open Letter To TroubleFace Mom.

Attractions in 2013

These are the posts that got the most views on Once Upon a Prairie.... in 2013.

How did they find this blog?

The top referring sites in 2013 were:

  1. facebook.com
  2. twitter.com
  3. pinterest.com
  4. sarahbessey.com
  5. thenester.com

Some visitors came searching, mostly for emma grace stewart, the resolution for men, prayer for final exams, geisha mask, and courageous movie resolution.

Where did they come from?

That's 129 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 2013 was 31 Days 2013 { Facebook 101 }

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

See you in 2014

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