Three Steps Down

Submitted on Feb 23, 2009, 2:21 p.m.

Update: 30th March

More evidence that my previous hosting co., was in technical meltdown. Look at the Google bot stats below… and see if you can spot when Google and my old hosting co., hit an all time low – and how fast the new hosting company is now serving up pages (click for a larger version).

Original Post

There’s a kind of magical number symmetry to the image below. I recall reading somewhere that trust grows slowly on a smooth curve over time, whereas loss of trust occurs in sharp step-changes down – three in this case.

My web hosting company proved too much to bear last week and after over six years with them, I pulled the plug and switched to a competitor’s service. I hadn’t actually realised how bad the service had become until I switched.