Traffic Spike?

Saturday, January 19, 2008 | 08:34 AM

Is there any contrary indicator component to (bearish) blog traffic? I wonder . . .

Note the trend over the past 30 days:


Sitemeter traffic to the Bigpicture as of 1/19/08 7:42am


I assume the huge increase in traffic this month is (partially) a function of the market turmoil. But geez, that's a pretty big bump.


For the record, I do not consider myself a "bear" -- Its just that I try to find the truth, search out the facts of the matter. As Rob Corddry once asked, "How does one report the facts in an unbiased way when the facts themselves are biased?"

For the past few years, the macro-economic circumstances have been moving towards the exact issues now causing problems . . . 

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The traffic increase had to do with the attention drawn to your site by Doug Kass and the bear trend.

Posted by: John Borchers | Jan 19, 2008 8:43:26 AM

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