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2015 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 2015. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 470,000 times in 2015. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 20 days for that many people to see it.

There were 247 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 174 MB. That's about 5 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was October 11th with 3,658 views. The most popular post that day was The idiot's guide to writing an anti-imperialist article about Syria.

Posting Patterns

In 2015, there were 353 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 3,326 posts.

Longest Streak

13 October - 27 October

Best Day

with 87 posts total

Attractions in 2015

These are the posts that got the most views on Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist in 2015.

How did they find this blog?

The top referring sites in 2015 were:

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

Where did they come from?

That's 204 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 2015 was Mad Max: Fury Road

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Simon Provertier 110 comments
  • 2 Richard Estes 80 comments
  • 3 Karl Friedrich 76 comments
  • 4 Pete Glosser 55 comments
  • 5 Georges 55 comments

See you in 2016

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