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2012 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2012. 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 SonoSpot: Topics in Bedside Ultrasound’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 23,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 5 Film Festivals

In 2012, there were 100 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 105 posts. There were 136 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 63 MB. That's about 3 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was August 15th with 352 views. The most popular post that day was SonoStudies: Ultrasound First for Appendicitis, the gift that keeps on giving.....

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for pleuritic chest pain, arun nagdev, boy bulge, positional chest pain, and rush exam.

Where did they come from?

That's 120 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Australia & Canada were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was SonoCase: 55 yr old healthy male, short of breath, appears ill - guest post by Dr. Viveta Lobo

These were the 3 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Vince D 3 comments
  • 2 Andrew Phillips 2 comments
  • 3 Holt Daniel 1 comment

See you in 2013

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