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Author Topic: Pageviews are Obsolete - cool article  (Read 1757 times)


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Pageviews are Obsolete - cool article
« on: August 29, 2006, 06:30:02 PM »
But it's this pageviews part that I think needs to be more seriously questioned. (This is not an argument that Blogger is as popular as MySpace—it's not.) Pageview counts are as suseptible as hit counts to site design decisions that have nothing to do with actual usage. As Mike Davidson brilliantly analyzed in April, part of the reason MySpace drives such an amazing number of pageviews is because their site design is so terrible.

As Mike writes: "Here's a sobering thought: If the operators of MySpace cleaned up the site and followed modern interface and web application principles tomorrow, here's what the graph would look like:"


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Re: Pageviews are Obsolete - cool article
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2006, 08:48:37 PM »
Very interesting indeed! I must read it again when I am not so tired. That guy writes too much ;)