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2013 in blogging

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Buddhism now’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 330,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 14 days for that many people to see it.

In 2013, there were 102 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 287 posts. There were 310 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 193 MB. That's about 6 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was November 17th with 3,876 views. The most popular post that day was Photographs of the 1903 Francis Younghusband led mission to invade Tibet.

Attractions in 2013

These are the posts that got the most views on Buddhism now in 2013.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for buddhism now, ajahn sumedho, buddhism, buddhist wheel of life, and wheel of life buddhism.

Where did they come from?

That's 176 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. United Kingdom & Canada were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2013 was First steps into Buddhist meditation

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 James Brown 6 comments
  • 2 Arty Om 5 comments
  • 3 Dennis 5 comments
  • 4 Douglas Housel Sr 5 comments
  • 5 T. K. 4 comments

See you in 2014

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