[Design] SotM11: BoF meeting
tom at compton.nu
Thu Sep 15 17:30:44 BST 2011
On 15/09/11 06:53, Michal Migurski wrote:
> Tom, what do you think about something a bit more ghetto? Most analytics packages are front-ends to big, dumb log files (basically) and the kinds of metrics I'm imagining might not be captured by a standard collection of server metrics.
> A few metrics I've got in mind that can help us evaluate whether a site design helped after the fact are:
> - time on site, from page to page (more is better)
> - frequency and number of repeat visits (more is better)
> - follow-on signups (more is better)
> - interactions with the slippy map (where do they pan/zoom to?)
> - search terms typed into the box (what kinds of things do they look for?)
> Tom, would it be interesting to you to help instrument the site in this way, in a hacked-up way at first?
That sounds like far more work than installing piwik to be honest.
Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)
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