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American Trans Man

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 American Trans Man’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 67,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

In 2012, there were 24 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 108 posts. There were 57 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 26 MB. That's about a picture per week.

The busiest day of the year was April 19th with 3,089 views. The most popular post that day was 14 Reasons Why It's Not Okay to Out Someone as Trans - A Public Service Announcement From Your Friendly, Neighborhood Trans Person.

How did they find this blog?

The top referring sites in 2012 were:

  1. facebook.com
  2. transguys.com
  3. reddit.com
  4. tumblr.com
  5. twitter.com

Some visitors came searching, mostly for transman, pituitary gland brain-, dick butkus, trans man, and americantransman.

Where did they come from?

That's 163 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Canada & United Kingdom were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was 14 Reasons Why It's Not Okay to Out Someone as Trans - A Public Service Announcement From Your Friendly, Neighborhood Trans Person

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 j 14 comments
  • 2 Zander Keig 10 comments
  • 3 southcarolinaboy 9 comments
  • 4 transbeautiful 6 comments
  • 5 maddox 5 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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