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Dan Petrovic
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How to write for the web
It's been two months since I published this article and as promised I'm sharing the user engagement statistics:

Scrolls: http://goo.gl/TvNhc8 Clicks: http://goo.gl/pqtysf Hovers: http://goo.gl/hdAw6c

Page views: 5,000
Average time on page: 11 minutes
Bounce Rate: 60%
Source: http://goo.gl/SiZd6F

Hypotext plugin installs: 156
Source: https://goo.gl/uSvQpw

What did I learn? My readers like when I write big in-depth articles but end up reading more of it if I show them only a skeletal form of the article and let them choose which parts to expand (hypotext). Heatmaps show that people did use the feature and weren't confused by it. I'm amazed that people spend an average of ~11 minutes on this article. I've never had that sort of success on my blog. Another highlight for me was that the bounce rate on this page was 30% lower than on our average blog post which means that after reading my post people aren't sick of me but many of them are looking for more of my content which is awesome.
Our research shows that only one in five people read web content word for word. Majority scan, skip and only read key items of interest.
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This internet blogger couldn't figure out why no one was reading their site. What they did next will blow your mind!

Wait, is that not how it works?
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This is art :)
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"Exciting New Adventure"
(meaning, a complete disaster)
At least fix broken links from photos to author profiles.
 
Maps community,

With the Views website now offline, today marks the beginning of an exciting new adventure for those who enjoy sharing great, geotagged imagery.

Effective today, you’re now gaining:
• More exposure for your new Maps profile (see “Contributions” from the maps.google.com side menu)
• More exposure for all photo spheres you associate with Maps listings
• Better integration with the rest of Google Maps

In the very near term, we’ll also be:
• Displaying the total number of published images in your account
• Showing your total view count
• Adding more ways to publish and geotag images

And of course, we are working to deliver you additional useful tools in the near and longer term. Thank you for your patience during this transition. We’re very excited for the many improvements in store!

— The Google Maps team
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This is great news!
I felt like a kid reading Ready Player One and I sure will enjoy this film.
Steven Spielberg is in one of his periods of high activity. Even as he was putting the finishing touches to Cold War thriller Bridge Of Spies, he was preparing
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WOOT!
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"Copyright extremism has to stop. Hollywood needs to adapt to the internet and not the other way around. They need to make their content available globally at the same time, at a fair price and for any device. Twenty years from now people will look back at this whole copyright nonsense and laugh. Hollywood can't win on its current path."

I couldn't find this quote on the +WIRED article, googled it and realised it's not even in their visible text as the phrase hasn't been presented in bold in the search result snippet.

See: https://goo.gl/Ow8lRJ.

Finally I realise that Google managed indexing the /page/2 of the article instead of /page/1 or /viewall version. Yes... Wired should know better when it comes to on-page optimisation but also you'd think Google would be smarter than that by now. I'm making things worse like many others now by sharing the /page/2 link.
Kim Dotcom talks exclusively to WIRED about why no one should trust his second file-hosting service Mega, his optimism for the future of an encrypted web, how a non-profit status will make Mega 2.0 a success, and why Hollywood is the ISIS of the internet…
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ah yeah see my comments on the reshare... it's an easy enough fix...
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I've seen all sort of crazy on +eBay but this one tops it all. At first I thought the product description was just a bunch of randomly generated words. The last product image startled me a little and explained the whole thing at the same time.
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I just went into Basecamp and dug up a lost list of article ideas from July 2012:

Using Google Webmaster Tools Like a Pro
Google+ Guide for the Time-Poor Business Owner
Business Owner's Guide to Easy Links
Missing in Action: The Case of a Lost Link
False Alarms: I have a Google penalty! 
Using Brand Mentions to Gain Links and Build Online Partnerships
The Best Of: SEO Articles by Dejan SEO
SEO Mythbuster: Top Ten
Free Tools for a DIY SEO Business Owner
How to Earn Links in Boring Industries
Advanced Search Operator Guide for Google
Authorship Matters
Why is Google Building a Social Network?
Is More Better in Post-Panda Google?
Brand Power and Google: Be Significant or Be Gone
Too Many Links Too Fast - What are the risks?
Pitfalls of Faceted Navigation in eCommerce Websites
Link Exchange is Dead - Or is it...?
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So what you are saying, is from then to now we have innovation zero, on insightful titles... ;) Think half of those are in the stream now... Hi lurker +Muamer Mujevic 
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I tried and failed to understand this video. I was doing OK for a while and then suddenly caught myself drifting off Homer Simpson style... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMCx7RmOb0w
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+Martino Mosna So its basically the glove in a box?
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I don't remember last time I was this excited about a film.
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I was more excited about Interstellar.
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MRW I heard that Japanese have invented a pocket-sized personal transporter: http://goo.gl/U12yoo
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Wish me luck guys.
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Upgraded my surface, went well. Now so much to learn with the updates they've made. Should be fun.
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Owner and director of Australian search engine optimisation company - Dejan SEO. In my spare time I enjoy assisting webmasters with SEO related questions, discussing hot topics and sharing knowledge. Apart from my professional life I am a big fan of science, technology, futurism, education, arts and music.
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