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Tales From Baggins Bottom

2013 in blogging

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About the fireworks

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Tales From Baggins Bottom’s activity in 2013. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,500 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people.

In 2013, there were 91 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1,864 posts. There were 58 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 127 MB. That's about a picture per week.

The busiest day of the year was January 16th with 158 views. The most popular post that day was >The magazine flatplan.

Attractions in 2013

These are the posts that got the most views on Tales From Baggins Bottom in 2013.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for diane parkin, baggins bottom, tales from baggins bottom, flatplan, and flight tickets.

Where did they come from?

That's 68 countries in all!
Most visitors came from United Kingdom. The United States & Australia were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2013 was The bridges of Yorkshire Dale country

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Carol Warham 80 comments
  • 2 esmeraldamac 18 comments
  • 3 Jackie Sayle 8 comments
  • 4 Melissa Marsh 5 comments
  • 5 Ian Wordsworth 4 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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