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2013 in blogging

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Ramblings of a retired teacher’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 8,500 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

In 2013, there were 34 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 70 posts.

The busiest day of the year was May 1st with 312 views. The most popular post that day was My Ramblings.

Attractions in 2013

These are the posts that got the most views on Ramblings of a retired teacher in 2013.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for roger newberry, diamond wedding speeches, diamond wedding anniversary speeches, and diamond anniversary speech.

Where did they come from?

That's 60 countries in all!
Most visitors came from United Kingdom. The United States & France were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2013 was Lesotho 2012 - Chapter Three

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Brene Hully 12 comments
  • 2 Lizz 10 comments
  • 3 Sandra 6 comments
  • 4 Brene Hully 5 comments
  • 5 kate bryon 2 comments

See you in 2014

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