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2011 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2011. 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 411...’s activity in 2011. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 36,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 13 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

In 2011, there were 120 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 350 posts. There was 1 picture uploaded, taking a total of 205 KB.

The busiest day of the year was March 4th with 422 views. The most popular post that day was A Matatu Named "Twitter"....

How did they find this blog?

The top referring sites in 2011 were:

Some visitors came searching, mostly for code monkey, making of avatar, pale blue dot, kenya, and how mpesa works.

Where did they come from?

Most visitors came from The United States. Kenya & United Kingdom were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2011 was Q & A: Chaka Sichangi...

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Peter 4 comments
  • 2 Ghafla!Guy 4 comments
  • 3 sefalafala MS 3 comments
  • 4 masterE 3 comments
  • 5 Hope 2 comments

Attractions in 2011

These are the posts that got the most views on The 411... in 2011.

See you in 2012

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2011.
We look forward to serving you again in 2012! Happy New Year!


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