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Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

2013 in blogging

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist’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 460,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 20 days for that many people to see it.

In 2013, there were 360 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 2,531 posts. There were 93 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 653 MB. That's about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was January 29th with 3,188 views. The most popular post that day was Leninism is finished: a reply to Alex Callinicos.

Attractions in 2013

These are the posts that got the most views on Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist in 2013.

How did they find this blog?

The top referring sites in 2013 were:

  1. facebook.com
  2. rottentomatoes.com
  3. marxmail.org
  4. columbia.edu
  5. twitter.com

Some visitors came searching, mostly for louis proyect, unrepentant marxist, bhaag milkha bhaag, blind jazz pianist, and heinrich blücher.

Where did they come from?

That's 213 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 Gravity; All is Lost

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

See you in 2014

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