Survcast.com quickly ramped to millions of page-views from over 130 countries. This traffic shattered our estimated traffic load during alpha, and caused slow page loads as well as numerous site outages. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused our users and are doing what we can to address this matter. We are also amazed by the global interest in our service.
The image above shows Survcast.com traffic averages from May through August 2011. During this period Survcast.com averaged 109 thousand visits and over 858 thousand page-views per month. Over 700 contributors have joined and continue to create Survs™. A “Surv” is a user contributed content survey relating to pre-existing news, blog and/or video content. Bloggers, journalists, editors, activist, and people from many diverse backgrounds continue to contribute in spite of of our site performance issues.
Clearly people all over the world are interested in leveraging the first online service designed to give them control of the news analysis process. Our alpha test proves that people will take the time to create and take news surveys. We look forward to seeing you on Survcast.com.
Thank you for your ongoing support!
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