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Wag the drooping tail - Jakob Nielsen chimes in on long tail

Posted by Tom Foremski - August 14, 2006

The long tail concept has been back in discussion lately because of the release of the book by Wired Mag Editor Chris Anderson. Web design guru Jakob Nielsen has come up with a drooping tail version that uses a logarithmic analysis of long tail type data. It's a surprisingly effective approach, at least for analyzing web site page views. Wag the Drooping Tail is his conclusion.

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