For reasons not entirely clear, the third quarter of this year was exceedingly vigorous for activity on the Strata-gee.com website and the SYNCH newsletter. All except one were actually written during the quarter and four of these stories had astronomical numbers that just a year or so ago would have been decent numbers over a year’s time frame!
Did you see all of these top 10 stories of Q3?…
We have ranked our top stories from Q3 by total page views. This way, we capture not just the SYNCH readers, but also other web readers who regularly come to Strata-gee.com as well. In our humble opinion, this is the best way to see which stories are the most popular – they are literally voted on by your eyeballs!
If you’re a dedicated Strata-gee.com reader, you probably saw most…or even all…of these stories – as most were the top stories of the time. But some of them might not seem immediately obvious as big stories. So you might have skipped one or more of them. But now you know which stories Strata-gee readers like you picked as the most significant.
NAD story ties into interest in Hi-Res audio…
For example, #5 – NAD Launches New Masters Series Models Targeted Squarely at ‘Audiophile 2.0’ was actually written during the second quarter of this year…yet the story continues to draw strong readership. This may be due to the fact that there has been a pretty substantial increase in intra-industry discussion about Hi-Res audio…a market that NAD addresses. (You can clearly see this trend in our coverage as #3 is Dazed and Confused About Hi-Res Audio? Here’s Help…)
And we find readers continue to be intrigued (concerned?) by what’s going on at Thiel – an audiophile speaker manufacturer that was bought out by a private equity group recently. We’re sure that there are more twists and turns to come out of Nashville…Thiel’s new home.
So without further ado, here are the Top Ten Stories from Q3: