In response to this question: What can we do to promote the site for the Olympics?

As a community, how did we do for the Olympics? Where did we succeed? Where do we need to improve on moving forward?

Tags: Olympics, London 2012


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We did see a spike in views and visitors during the Olympic season (down there to the right):

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That is very promising for the prospect of future promotions. The trick now is to boost your retention rate by keeping the quality high and doing a bit of patient hand-holding and education with your first-time users.

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    For anyone curious: the first spike is a question that was on Reddit, and the two in June coincide with the Euro tournament. Aug 13, 2012 at 20:20
  • Awesome graph!!
    – user527
    Aug 13, 2012 at 23:09

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