Thursday, November 06, 2008

The PA Effect

Tycho linked to my Fallout 3 impressions on Monday in his news post.

I've heard about the "Penny Arcade Effect" before, and since Blogspot can handle the traffic, I thought this would be an interesting test case.

If "X" represents my regular number of visitors during the week, here's what this week has looked like:

Today, traffic's almost back to normal.

In comparison, being linked on Digg last year resulted in a 4X bounce on the first day.

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