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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 Do the Word’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

5,000 people attended the Aspen Food and Wine Festival. This blog had about 27,000 views in 2012. If each view were a foodie, this blog would power 5 festivals.

In 2012, there were 155 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 667 posts. There were 10 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 561 KB. That's about a picture per month.

The busiest day of the year was September 10th with 220 views. The most popular post that day was Is There a Difference Between Coaching, Mentoring, and Making Disciples?.

Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on Do the Word in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

The top referring sites in 2012 were:

  1. facebook.com
  2. seoulusa.org
  3. twitter.com
  4. Google Reader
  5. mail.yahoo.com

Some visitors came searching, mostly for .w, eric foley, christian prayers for healing, why did jesus feed the 5000, and god's work done in god's way.

Where did they come from?

That's 143 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. United Kingdom & Canada were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was How Gifford Claiborne Made a Christian Disciple Out of Me

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Jacquelynne Titus 31 comments
  • 2 lambskinny 11 comments
  • 3 ryanruckman 5 comments
  • 4 james alexander 5 comments
  • 5 Joe Sanders 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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