Sunday, April 24, 2011

Evidence I Can Write





  Visit Length 
drill down175Less than 5 secs
drill down12From 5 secs to 30 secs
drill down26From 30 secs to 5 mins
drill down6From 5 mins to 20 mins
drill down3From 20 mins to an hour
drill down20Longer than an hour


The above pie graph and legend is a statistical analysis of the time visitors spend at this blog. That 72% of you are out of here in less than 5 seconds does not surprise me at all. After all I like to write overlong essays on faith and morals, and this is not the stuff of which million hit blogs are made. On the other hand, 12% of you stay around for at least 5 minutes, which is certainly long enough to read and digest one boring post, and more than 8% of you stay longer than an hour. This suggests to me that a surprising number of you are engaged enough by my writing to read multiple entries. My guess is that you would not do this unless you enjoyed them on some level. I'm not going to speculate any further. I actually find this quite gratifying, although I do feel compelled to point out that this does not pay my utility bills. Still... 

1 comment:

  1. Getting people to linger over anything in these attention deficient times is certainly something to celebrate.

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