A Quantitative Turn in Journalism?

It’s easy to get excited about metrics, measuring content effectively, and the related tools and features that accompany these advancements in thinking and strategy. That said, it’s always nice to…

by Caitlin
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Press

Check Out Chartbeat, Tony Haile in Salon

“It’s been the feeling that following metrics too closely is corruptive to good quality journalism,” Haile said. “I think if you’re following the wrong metrics that’s true.”Salon has a big…

by Juliana
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Press

Check out Digiday’s “Pageview Journalism Gets a Reset”

I wish every article contained the epic Oliver Stone-like phrase “This is the Chartbeat era”, as author Josh Sternberg utters in this Digiday piece that went live yesterday. But that…

by Juliana
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Press

Metrics that Matter & the Death of the Page View

Page views are a pain in the ass. It’s the metric that lies behind so many of the bad design decisions on the web. Time on page is too. The…

by Lauryn Bennett
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Research

Understanding what chartbeat is measuring

When people initially think about “real-time analytics” they often think of it as “like traditional analytics, only faster.” But what’s often missed is the transformative way chartbeat measures visitor activity:…

by Tony Haile
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Product

Chartbeat & Google Analytics

Since chartbeat launched, we’ve had some great press and a lot of people comparing us favourably to other analytics services out there, including the 800 pound gorilla that is Google…

by Tony Haile
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