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Renegade South

2012 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Renegade South’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 57,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 13 Film Festivals

In 2012, there were 16 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 161 posts. There were 56 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 17 MB. That's about a picture per week.

The busiest day of the year was May 21st with 1,011 views. The most popular post that day was The Long Shadow of the Civil War: Southern Dissent and Its Legacies.

Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on Renegade South in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for vernon dahmer, civil war dissenter, civil war dissenters, newt knight, and shelton laurel massacre.

Where did they come from?

That's 120 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 2012 was Southerners Against Slavery: Wesleyan Methodists in Montgomery County, North Carolina

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Yvonne Bivins 11 comments
  • 2 Sheena B. 10 comments
  • 3 Sandra 10 comments
  • 4 Mitchell Blakeney 7 comments
  • 5 acrosby2 6 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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