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The Road To Endeavour

2012 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2012. 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 The Road To Endeavour’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 160,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 8 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

In 2012, there were 112 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 508 posts. There were 466 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 250 MB. That's about a picture per day.

The busiest day of the year was September 7th with 1,347 views. The most popular post that day was Opportunity zooms in on Fin outcrop.

Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on The Road To Endeavour in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for road to endeavour, chocolate hills, the road to endeavour, hills, and roadtoendeavour.

Where did they come from?

That's 145 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. United Kingdom & France were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was Mars for everyone...

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 starbuck5250 19 comments
  • 2 Buck 16 comments
  • 3 Monica, Houston Texas 12 comments
  • 4 Birgit 9 comments
  • 5 Jon 5 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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