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101 Ways to Make Friends

2012 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on 101 Ways to Make Friends’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 13,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 3 Film Festivals

In 2012, there were 68 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 323 posts. There were 143 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 215 MB. That's about 3 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was March 1st with 227 views. The most popular post that day was Welcome to Holland... a whole new canon.

Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on 101 Ways to Make Friends in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for barb goode, mary kealy, thank you certificate, role of community worker, and pepon osorio.

Where did they come from?

That's 118 countries in all!
Most visitors came from Canada. The United States & Australia were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was Research on Researchers: Sheenagh Interviews David Wetherow

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Jerry Laidlaw 12 comments
  • 2 Monique Nelson 4 comments
  • 3 Roberta Bower 4 comments
  • 4 Shelley Nessman 3 comments
  • 5 Lyle Lexier 3 comments

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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