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Bring Back the Buzz

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 Bring Back the Buzz’s activity in 2013. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 120,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 5 days for that many people to see it.

In 2013, there were 91 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 191 posts. There were 271 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 36 MB. That's about 5 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was January 31st with 9,356 views. The most popular post that day was The Charlotte Hornets Look Circa 2013.

Attractions in 2013

These are the posts that got the most views on Bring Back the Buzz in 2013.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for charlotte hornets 2013, charlotte hornets, charlotte hornets 2014, and charlotte hornets logo.

Where did they come from?

That's 124 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. France & Australia were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2013 was POLL: Which Charlotte Hornets Logo?

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 peter 10 comments
  • 2 Alex 8 comments
  • 3 Adam 3 comments
  • 4 richie 2 comments
  • 5 Brandon Holden 2 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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