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Freewheel Burning

2014 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2014. 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 Freewheel Burning’s activity in 2014. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed about 63,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Madison Square Garden, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

There were 211 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 101 MB. That's about 4 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was October 6th with 1,004 views. The most popular post that day was The Jigger flea: a neglected scourge.

Posting Patterns

In 2014, there were 116 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 629 posts.

Longest Streak

3 January - 11 January

Best Day

with 22 posts total

Attractions in 2014

These are the posts that got the most views on Freewheel Burning in 2014.

How did they find this blog?

The top referring sites in 2014 were:

  1. facebook.com
  2. reddit.com
  3. fair.org
  4. networkedblogs.com
  5. wykop.pl

Where did they come from?

That's 184 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. United Kingdom & Japan were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2014 was Obokata Haruko: Shoddy scientist or scapegoat?

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Lenny 7 comments
  • 2 wanna 7 comments
  • 3 mikey2ct 4 comments
  • 4 Ziggie 3 comments
  • 5 yasmine 3 comments

See you in 2015

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2014. We look forward to serving you again in 2015! Happy New Year!


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