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2013 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


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 My Truant Pen’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 30,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 11 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

In 2013, there were 61 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 694 posts. There were 128 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 305 MB. That's about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was January 9th with 7,481 views. The most popular post that day was Leadership Secrets of Deadliest Catch.

Attractions in 2013

These are the posts that got the most views on My Truant Pen in 2013.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for deadliest catch 2013, cornelia marie deadliest catch 2013, cornelia marie 2013, and claire gaudiani.

Where did they come from?

That's 140 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 Leadership Secrets of Deadliest Catch

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Deb Kloosterman 11 comments
  • 2 laureen 9 comments
  • 3 Claud Wolf 6 comments
  • 4 sabrina lloyd 6 comments
  • 5 Jenn 4 comments

See you in 2014

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2013. We look forward to serving you again in 2014! Happy New Year!


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