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Being a Beautiful Mess

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 Being a Beautiful Mess’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 150,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 6 days for that many people to see it.

In 2013, there were 67 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 278 posts. There were 130 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 19 MB. That's about 3 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was October 14th with 1,644 views. The most popular post that day was Why You Should Leave a Cheater.

Attractions in 2013

These are the posts that got the most views on Being a Beautiful Mess in 2013.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for quotes about trust, independent, narcissistic sociopath, trust quotes, and weekend.

Where did they come from?

That's 182 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 My New Take on Boundary Agreements

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Samantha Baker 31 comments
  • 2 omtatjuan 26 comments
  • 3 Our Journey After His Affair 24 comments
  • 4 blogventer 23 comments
  • 5 rgonaut 23 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!


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