WordPress.com by the Numbers: The July 2013 Hot List

Some statistics from WordPress just for month July, 2013. These sheer numbers almost sound unbelievable:

  • 1 million new blogs
  • 7 Exabyte of data
  • 1 billion pages accessed by mobile devices
  • 9 million YouTube videos embedded
  • 500.000 posts per e-mail
  • 200 posts per voice

The WordPress.com Blog

When you hit “Publish” and send your work out into the world, do you stop to think about the larger ecosystem in which your blog is embedded? After all, one of the things that makes a blog a blog and not simply a website is that it’s part of a larger community and conversation.

Well, we do, so we thought we’d take a look at July by the numbers to get a sense of the scope of your creations.

Ready? You might want to sit down first — you’re an impressive bunch!

You’re prolific.

You started 1,204,432 new blogs, for an average of 38,853 a day. Tuesday, July 2nd, was the most popular day to start a new blog.

You wrote a grand total of 11,549,273,687 words in 47,231,836 posts, which racked up 4,000,863,171 pageviews.

That’s 133,672 words every single minute…

… or 20,624 copies of the English translation of War and Peace…

… or 7,537,707,792,351,330 bytes of data…

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