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2012 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Finding Foreign’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 45,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 10 Film Festivals

In 2012, there were 63 new posts, not bad for the first year!

The busiest day of the year was August 27th with 2,345 views. The most popular post that day was Bolivia Photos and Thoughts .

Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on Finding Foreign in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for finding foreign, findingforeign, findingforeign.com, www.findingforeign.com, and rent apartment taganga.

Where did they come from?

That's 64 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Ecuador & Canada were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was The Big Announcement

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 YaYa Gann 40 comments
  • 2 Desse Anthony 29 comments
  • 3 Abby Kunes 15 comments
  • 4 Mary Swetkoff 11 comments
  • 5 Rosie 11 comments

See you in 2013

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2012. We look forward to serving you again in 2013! Happy New Year!


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