Fred Destin effect

Fred quipped earlier that taking a blogging hiatus increased his subscriber numbers…

I’ve been snowed under since after Christmas, so my blogging has slowed to a stand still-but I’ve added 50 more subscribers in the past two weeks despite no posts.



  1. Bummer. I had begun the recursive analysis of data I’ve been collecting and had planned on adding a new entry to Wikipedia:

    Fred Destin’s Law- Expressed as “a doubling every 18 hours” of subscribers. Fred Destin’s Law suggests the phenomenal progress of Feedburner subscribers as an inverse function of blog post frequency.

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