Buzz Snackers, and
How Alexander the Great Would Use
Stats to Inform an Online Business
Liz Strauss www.successful-blog.com
for abstract realities.
They work in some ways.
Doors and halls work
Visit length Keyword Analysis
Popular pages Recent Referrers
Visitor paths Returning visitors
Entry pages Exit pages
for sorting information
and quantifiable past behaviors.
How many visitors and page views?
today / in the last hour
Where did they come from?
keywords / site referrals
Which pages are important at the moment?
Socnet bumps / work with page
How is this comparing?
a look at this day last week
They’re less effective for aggregating
into something that resembles a human
Because people usually don’t
behave the way that stats do.