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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 Black&Smart’s activity in 2014. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 27,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 10 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

There were 76 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 15 MB. That's about a picture per week.

The busiest day of the year was July 11th with 1,476 views. The most popular post that day was What is it with Black People and Sexuality?.

Posting Patterns

In 2014, there were 69 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 70 posts.

Longest Streak

7 July - 12 July

Best Day

with 21 posts total

Attractions in 2014

These are the posts that got the most views on Black&Smart in 2014.

How did they find this blog?

Where did they come from?

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

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2014 was What is it with Black People and Sexuality?

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 drmstyson 17 comments
  • 2 Jo Foy 10 comments
  • 3 Diane 5 comments
  • 4 Julie Landsman 5 comments
  • 5 lamehousewife 4 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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