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2013 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on The Crayon Files’s activity in 2013. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,500 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people.

In 2013, there were 98 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 116 posts. There were 223 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 226 MB. That's about 4 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was September 22nd with 104 views. The most popular post that day was The sad case of Margaret Mary, professor of the working poor.

Attractions in 2013

These are the posts that got the most views on The Crayon Files in 2013.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for bambi, rooftop restaurant, caron dann, the crayon files, and bangkok 1991.

Where did they come from?

That's 104 countries in all!
Most visitors came from Australia. The United States & New Zealand were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2013 was New Zealand Marmite versus UK Marmite versus Australian Vegemite: The Great Taste Test

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 fransiweinstein 58 comments
  • 2 Margot Kinberg 26 comments
  • 3 SJPONeill 25 comments
  • 4 ksbeth 20 comments
  • 5 bebs1 18 comments

See you in 2014

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