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2013 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!

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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 The Reading Zone’s activity in 2013. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 100,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 4 days for that many people to see it.

In 2013, there were 109 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1,403 posts. There were 71 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 40 MB. That's about a picture per week.

The busiest day of the year was April 14th with 2,376 views. The most popular post that day was "You're Too Smart to be a Teacher!".

Attractions in 2013

These are the posts that got the most views on The Reading Zone in 2013.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for reading zone, the reading zone, world literature for high school, and article of the week middle school.

Where did they come from?

That's 147 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Canada & U.K. were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2013 was "You're Too Smart to be a Teacher!"

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

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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