My posting Danger List demonstrates Drug Hypocrisy generated a massive spike in traffic. Most of it came via Stumbleupon.com, a site where people say, in effect, “Hey, guys, look at this!” — to more than a million users.
Call yourself an Australian? Cool. Does the name Vincent Lingiari mean anything? No? Well, OK, doesn’t to me either.
But, you know, I just heard Archie Roach and Sara Storer singing his story on RockWiz. And bugger me, it turns out he’s one of the country’s most important human rights activists.
Bloody embarrassing not to know that, eh?
I mean, you’re probably more likely to remember, oh, that nigger woman on a bus, who was she again?
If you’re writing for the web, get to the point! The average home user spends only 52 seconds on a web page.
Other useful facts from Nielsen/NetRatings’ June 2006 figures:
- The average home user has 36 web-browsing sessions per month, visiting a total of 63 unique domains.
- There are 10,546,747 active “digital media” consumers in Australia (does that mean “Internet users?), out of an estimated 13,745,868 potential users.
Despite working an exhausting 65 hours last week, somehow I found time to knock off two books, both thrillers. One thrilled, one disappointed.