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Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Post Conference Rest

My mates in the US call this 'r&r'

The past couple of days - when I've been away busy on project work and only able to spend a couple of minutes a day on blogging - I've had two of my highest unique visitor numbers since I started blogging five months ago.

My take on this:

  • conference boosted Labour because we looked united by excluding trouble-makers;
  • there's still selling power in the Akehurst brand;
  • there isn't a fundamental problem with the public's perception of my website - they just want me to use less words and more pictures and videos;
  • the Tories are really in big trouble if their most popular blogs only get about 350 times as many readers as the top Labour blogs;
  • I'm big, I'm beautiful and I'm wonderful. I'm just waiting for the door-bell to ring and...

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