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2011 in blogging

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on How To Be A Children's Book Illustrator’s activity in 2011. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 130,000 times in 2011. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 6 days for that many people to see it.

In 2011, there were 13 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 70 posts. There were 896 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 127 MB. That's about 2 pictures per day.

The busiest day of the year was November 15th with 774 views. The most popular post that day was Conjuring a young witch's world in watercolor.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for children's book illustration, how to illustrate a children's book, and illustrating children's books.

Where did they come from?

Most visitors came from The United States. The United Kingdom & Canada were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2011 was Build your book? Children's book illustrators have new options.

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

Attractions in 2011

These are the posts that got the most views on How To Be A Children's Book Illustrator in 2011.

See you in 2012

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