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2011 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2011. 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 Psychohistory’s activity in 2011. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 500,000 times in 2011. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 21 days for that many people to see it.

In 2011, there were 33 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 734 posts. There were 57 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 20 MB. That's about a picture per week.

The busiest day of the year was April 8th with 21,550 views. The most popular post that day was Why T-Shirts Matter.

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How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for mkv to mp4 mac, convert mkv to mp4 mac, ntfs mac, ntfs for mac, and hardest material.

Where did they come from?

Most visitors came from The United States. United Kingdom & Canada were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2011 was Proposed Solution: Quicken 2007 & Mac OS X Lion

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Dekker451 6 comments
  • 2 Chris Yeh 4 comments
  • 3 Kevin P Breen 4 comments
  • 4 Dan 4 comments
  • 5 Scott Miller 4 comments

Attractions in 2011

These are the posts that got the most views on Psychohistory in 2011.

See you in 2012

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2011.
We look forward to serving you again in 2012! Happy New Year!



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