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Life of a Phoenix

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 Life of a Phoenix’s activity in 2014. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,500 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people.

There were 92 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 81 MB. That's about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was April 21st with 143 views. The most popular post that day was Tell me something, old friend: why are you fighting?.

Posting Patterns

In 2014, there were 30 new posts, not bad for the first year!

Longest Streak

19 March - 21 March

Best Day

with 6 posts total

Attractions in 2014

These are the posts that got the most views on Life of a Phoenix in 2014.

How did they find this blog?

Where did they come from?

That's 67 countries in all!
Most visitors came from Canada. The United States & Brazil were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2014 was Tell me something, old friend: why are you fighting?

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 uhclem48 9 comments
  • 2 tinsenpup 3 comments
  • 3 Christine 2 comments
  • 4 weight2lose2013 2 comments
  • 5 atrm61 2 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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