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2012 in blogging

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Ohio History Connection Collections Blog’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 67,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

In 2012, there were 140 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 664 posts. There were 176 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 152 MB. That's about 3 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was January 27th with 944 views. The most popular post that day was Can You Identify this Object?.

Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on Ohio History Connection Collections Blog in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

The top referring sites in 2012 were:

  1. facebook.com
  2. en.wikipedia.org
  3. ohiohistory.org
  4. reddit.com
  5. twitter.com

Some visitors came searching, mostly for why didn't people smile in old photos, jordan anderson letter, and why didn't people smile in old photographs.

Where did they come from?

That's 148 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Canada & U.K. were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was Can You Identify this Object?

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

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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