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On Monday, we had our second most unique visitors ever. It was largely driven by this diary. When that happens we spend a lot of time looking at the numbers and deciphering what they all mean. Here are some highlights:
  • Over 1.2M page views
  • Over 80% were new visitors
  • Average time on the story was 41 seconds
  • 92% bounced, or left Daily Kos after reading the story
  • But, those that stuck around, really stuck around and explored the site

Yesterday, I spoke at the Lean Impact conference in San Francisco and one of the topics we discussed was vanity metrics and what are the metrics that matter.

Oh yeah.... Today, the Mavericks Invitational big wave surfing event is running off the coast of Half Moon Bay, CA. At Daily Kos HQ, some folks have the contest running while they work. You should too! You can view the webcast here. These guys are charging some of the biggest waves the Pacific Ocean can throw at the coast.

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