If you’re reading this, you’re probably saying “Wow, bunnyhop has new written content! I wonder why it’s been so long?”
That’s why I’m here to give you an explanation.
At some point around mid-December, we decided to rustle our priorities from producing a mix of written and video content to exclusively producing video content. There were several reasons why, a few of which I will list below:
- In December, we noticed that way more people watched our videos than read our articles
- At some point in January, a metric shitload of people started watching our videos
- Those same people didn’t come over to read our articles
- When a controversial news topic comes up, making a video about it yields our opinion far more exposure than writing an article does
- All things considered, there’s more to be gained from being an upstart YouTube channel than being an upstart gaming website
This could still be a nifty place for a production blog or something similar, but as far as making entertaining vidya-related content goes, baking it for YouTube is the recipe for success.
That being said, the website isn’t totally a ghost town just yet. We periodically update it to link to new videos. We also talk to plenty of fans who use it as a portal to access the YouTube channel, but we never hear anyone say they were fans of the daily news blogs and weekly written features we did up ’till Christmas.
Plus, writing them was a bit of a shot in the dark. Despite Google having a great set of analytics tools, we really have no way of knowing if anyone reading this is a human being or a spam bot. The channel, on the other hand, is a hotbed of daily activity. So I propose one desperate method for measuring traffic: if you’re human, please please please leave a comment.
It doesn’t have to be a worthwhile, thought-out comment. It doesn’t even have to be in English. Sit on the keyboard, mash your face against it, or put your cat on it. I don’t care, as long as it’s not linking to faux Gucci apparel bags, we’ll know it’s you. If you just leave any kind of comment at all, we’ll have some measure of how many people actually read this stuff, and can adjust our habits accordingly.