Fresh & New(er)

discussion of issues around digital media and museums by Seb Chan

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Entries from January 25th, 2010

Why Flickr Commons? (and why Wikimedia Commons is very different)

January 25th, 2010 8 Comments

The Powerhouse is coming up to the 2nd anniversary of our joining the Commons on Flickr. Back when we joined there was only the Library of Congress and we trusted that we were making the correct decision back then. (I’ll be blogging an interview with Paula Bray around the time of the anniversary.) A lot […]


Segmenting your ‘brand traffic’ in your web metrics

January 21st, 2010 1 Comment

Here’s another web analytics 101 post for you. One of the important segments for your web analytics are those visitors who come to your website intentionally because it is your website – not just because you have content for Texan monarchists on it. If you are a museum then this segment is the one that […]


“Let’s make more crowns”, or, the danger of not looking closely at your web metrics

January 9th, 2010 5 Comments

Happy new year everyone. I’ve got a bit of a backlog of posts but there is an ulterior motive for getting this out the door – and, well, it has been more than 18 months since I should have written about this. Over on our children’s website – Play at Powerhouse – we have a […]