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2013 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2013. 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 Inky Beer’s activity in 2013. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 26,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 10 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

In 2013, there were 396 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 533 posts.

The busiest day of the year was June 12th with 1,618 views. The most popular post that day was The Adventures of “Not 21”: Where do brewery sites redirect you?.

How did they find this blog?

The top referring sites in 2013 were:

  1. facebook.com
  2. twitter.com
  3. tumblr.com
  4. linkedin.com
  5. inkybeer.tumblr.com

Some visitors came searching, mostly for 3d tattoos, corona beer, beer sweepstakes, mt vesuvius, and day of the dead tattoos for men.

Where did they come from?

That's 110 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Canada & United Kingdom were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2013 was Breaking the Beer Stereotype Part 1: How to Recommend A Craft Beer To Someone

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 rjkey522 6 comments
  • 2 Murph 6 comments
  • 3 Kate 5 comments
  • 4 paigeelizabethl 3 comments
  • 5 Lilly Sue 2 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!


Inky Beer

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